Art & Design

Hawke's Bay has a vibrant and flourishing art scene including world-class galleries to artists’ studios, collectives and contemporary design stores.

Hastings City Art Gallery

Exhibiting top quality, broad ranging national and international artworks and promoting the work of renowned regional artists, the Hastings City Art Gallery is a stunning space to visit and enjoy - Hawke's Bay's hub of contemporary art. Read more...

Nga Pou o Heretaunga

For the first time in the history of the Hastings District, the presence of mana whenua is to be seen in the form of carvings that represent tupuna, located in Civic Square in the centre of Hastings. Read more...

MTG Hawke’s Bay

MTG Hawke’s Bay is Located in the heart of Napier’s cultural precinct forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG Hawke’s Bay is a place where people, objects and ideas meet. Read more...

Richard Brimer

Richard Brimer is a Hawke's Bay based photographer whose work takes him throughout New Zealand. The wine industry plays a major part, being the author of two wine industry related books and having some of the countries finest wineries as clients. Read more...

Birdwoods Gallery

Welcome to Birdwoods – a very special place in the heart of Hawke’s Bay. Set in the countryside just 3km from Havelock North Village, Birdwoods Gallery and its small companion, the Birdwoods Sweet Shop, are a ‘must see’ for young and old. Read more...

Creative Hastings

Creative Hastings publishes the Hawke's Bay Art Guide with information about galleries and artists' studios all over the region, runs the Hastings Community Art Centre gallery (HCAC) in Russell St, Hastings and  also stages many concerts and events around Hastings including the annual Blossom Festival. Read more...

Paper-Works Gallery

Based in the heart of Napier, Paper-Works Gallery exhibits originally signed works on paper from both new and established New Zealand artists. Read more...

Hawke's Bay Art Guide

Meet some of Hawke's Bay's most prolific artists in person, and take a glimpse behind the scenes into their studios and workshops. Choose your own trail through links to Google Maps and discover more detail about listed artists, galleries and studios. Read more...

Additional Art and Design Options

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