What's on

Current and upcoming
exhibitions around New Zealand

Colonies

Coral reef inspired craft.

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Tairawhiti Museum

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Gisborne

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Featuring: Mark Adams, Billy Apple®, Stella Brennan, Phil Dadson, Gavin Hipkins, Jess Johnson, Dane Mitchell, and Sarah Smuts-Kennedy.

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Artspace Aotearoa

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Auckland

A year and more of magical thinking by Linda Tilyard

Tilyard’s recent work references Surrealism as magical realism. The idea of the 'use' of magical thinking to survive is derived from Joan Didion’s book (2005).

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Aratoi

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Wairarapa

Te Āio

Kelcy Taratoa

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Bartley & Company Art

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Wellington

Wound Whistled Air by Claire Harris

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Toi Poneke

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Wellington

Kotahitanga: United Through Creativity

Experience two years of Waikato artists championing the fight for unity, through a powerful collection of hopeful and conversation sparking works of art.

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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts Gallery

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Waikato

Diverse Landscapes - a group show

works by Brendan Kitto, Catherine Macdonald, Chester Borrows, Madeleine Child, Matt Dutton, Michael Haggie, Paul Rayner, Peter Ireland & Wesley John Fourie

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A Gallery

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Whanganui

Worlds of Wonder by Julie Rae

Conceptual photography.

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Tairawhiti Museum

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Gisborne

Drawn to the Light

A biennual exhibition of selected photographs by members of the Wairarapa Camera Club.

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Aratoi

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Wairarapa

Eye to Eye: Portraits from the Collection

The portrait is one of the enduring themes throughout art history. A selection of portraits sourced from the Aratoi Collection, spanning a period of 200 years.

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Aratoi

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Wairarapa

Weathered Beauty by Sarah Gordon

Impressionist landscapes.

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Tairawhiti Museum

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Gisborne

Pito-one: At the end of the beach - Roger Mortimer

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Bartley & Company Art

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Wellington

Phosphenes Portrait of a Landscape by Esther Bunning

Award-winning photographer Esther Bunning's exhibition is an exploration and organic unravelling of an abstract landscape.

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Aratoi

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Wairarapa

1976–2021 We Can’t Stop Now

The Gisborne Printmakers’ Group

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Tairawhiti Museum

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Giborne

Be the hero of your own movie by Max Fleury and Anna Brimer

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Toi Poneke

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Wellington

Splash

National Exhibition of Watercolour New Zealand Season. Guest artist, Brian Baxter. Free entry, weekend painting demonstrations, all paintings for sale.

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Academy Galleries

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Wellington

'Not my circus, not my monkeys' & 'Elemental'

Sheila Pearson 'Not my circus, not my monkeys' a humorous look at classical portraiture and the human condition & Paul Jacobsen 'Elemental' poetry & photography

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A Gallery

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Whanganui

The Great New Zealand Fakes & Forgeries Exhibition

Calling Artists! Fakes & Forgeries exhibition opens 23 October 2021, entries close on 17 October. Over $1000+ in cash & other prizes! www.richardaslett.co.nz

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Mangaweka 'Yellow Church' Gallery

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Manawatu

Rongorongo Tapairu by Stevei Houkāmau

Toi Pōneke 2021 Visual Artist in Residence.

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Toi Poneke

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Wellington

The Candle Stick

The Candlestick - a Christmas group show hosted by A Gallery, Gallery 85 & The Rayner Brothers Gallery.

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A Gallery

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Whanganui