What's on

Current and upcoming
exhibitions around New Zealand

Tū te Whaihanga

A recognition of creative genius The return of Taonga Māori from Europe to Tairāwhiti after 250 years Exhibition now extended to 2021

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Tairawhiti Museum

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East Coast

The Whanganui Regional Museum

One of the leading collections of Lindauer's paintings in the world.

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Te Pataka Whakaahua Lindauer Gallery

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Whanganui

House of Treasures: Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho

See Kate Sheppard’s $10 note dress and other rarely-seen taonga (treasures) from the collection in this exhibition celebrating 150 years of Canterbury Museum.

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Canterbury Museum

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Canterbury

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Smell the Roses... Light Infused Painting

Curated by Sarah McClintock of the Suter Art Gallery Nelson, the University of Waikato is excited to share the unique work of light artist Larisse Hall.

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Gallagher Acdemy of Performing Arts Gallery

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Waikato

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PARK UP - Photographs by Catherine Russ

A series of documentary-style photographs taken twenty years on from Catherine Russ’ original project in the same location. Te Motu o Poutoa is a look-out on an elevated site above the Manawatū River known to many locals as ‘Pork Chop Hill’.

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Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

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Wairarapa

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Family Tree Whakapapa: Elin, Madeleine, Sarah & Susanne Slavick

Family Tree Whakapapa brings together the work of four sisters to ‘talk about trees.’ As curators, painters, photographers and writers, they portray trees in conditions in and outside of human care and conflict. Genealogical roots and botanical roots intertwine.

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The Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead

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Auckland

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Powerful images from the world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year event now on display in Palmerston North from the Natural History Museum in London.

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Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and Heritage

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Manawatu

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Suffrage in Stitches

Suffrage in Stitches is a unique handcrafted exhibition which pays tribute to the women and men who came together to win suffrage for women in 1893.

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Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and Heritage

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Manawatu

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He Tangata The People

Star Gossage

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The Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead

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Auckland

Then and Now - A Century of Masterton Art Club

Masterton Art Club turns 100!. The exhibition includes work from both past and present club members.

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Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

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Wairarapa

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Head Above the Water: Brian Campbell

Tackling issues from conspiracy theories to climate change, Campbell’s work mines the animal in us all as he monkeys around with our cultural pretensions.

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Hastings City Art Gallery

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Hawke's Bay

The Kitchen's Secrets

STEPHEN ALLWOOD Kitchen machines with their high metal polish and industrial chic. Allwood captures their gloss and gleam. A must for any foody.

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OREXART

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Auckland

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Today is the Day: Dali Susanto

Dali’s whimsical energetic personality shines through in this work, emanating his muralist and pop art sensibility.

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Hastings City Art Gallery

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Hawke's Bay

In Your Face - Sam Mitchell & Gavin Hurley

Sam and Gavin share an interest in portraiture that goes beyond concerns with likeness. This exhibition is our contribution to the WGTN Portrait Festival.

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Bartley & Company Art

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Wellington

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Where Does It Hurt?

Maisie Chilton

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Toi Poneke

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Wellington

Pūkana: Te Karu o te Ika - Moments in Māori performance

A celebration of Māori performance and performers across time and genres. In partnership with Wairarapa Māori community, a strong local component has been developed.

Developed by National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa. Augmented in partnership with the Wairarapa Māori community and Aratoi.

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Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

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Wairarapa

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Thinking Unfolding

This is a touring exhibition from the Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ)

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Hastings City Art Gallery

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Hawke's Bay

Joanna Braithwaite
& Hariata Ropata - Tangahoe

Face to Face: Portrait Festival

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Bowen Galleries

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Wellington

Te Mauri o Pōhutu

Bianca Hyslop, Rowan Pierce, Tūi Matira Ranapiri Ransfield

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Toi Poneke

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Wellington

Costume and Cause: telling stories, celebrating strength

Curated by Liz Cooper, featuring Victoria McIntosh, Shona Tawhiao and Jo Torr.

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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

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Waikato

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The Coloured Pencil & Atomic Vanitas

The Coloured Pencil - BONNIE WROE and MARGARET SILVERWOOD & Atomic Vanitas - LYNN HURST

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A Gallery

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Whanganui

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Marianna Simnett: CREATURE

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City Gallery Wellington

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Wellington

Every Artist

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City Gallery Wellington

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Wellington

Weird Fishes

Cathy Carter

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The Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead

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Auckland

Reflecting on Light and Paint

Helen Calder and Christoph Dahlhausen

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Bartley & Company Art

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Wellington

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Within the Hours of Darkness – Astrophotography

Six photographers come together to show the beauty of the Wairarapa night sky from their own perspectives.

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Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

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Wairarapa

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Warwick Freeman

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Bowen Galleries

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Wellington

Hohou Te Rongo

Curated by Margaret Aull, an explorative exhibition of contemporary Māori artists reflecting on healing or Rongoā in their creative practices.

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Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

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Waikato

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Strangely Beautiful, Hellebores & Other Botanicals

Strangely Beautiful - LORENE TAUREREWA and Hellebores & Other Botanicals – GAYNOR MULHOLLAND

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A Gallery

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Whanganui

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Silent Order

Seeking Stillness in a Changed World: recent mirror works and sculpture by Mary McFarlane

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The Diversion Gallery

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Marlborough

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Euan Macleod

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Bowen Galleries

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Wellington

Hamish Coleman

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Bartley & Company Art

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Wellington

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Ruby Joy Eade

A Gentle Reminder

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Toi Poneke

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Wellington

Brett Graham: Tai Moana Tai Tangata

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City Gallery Wellington

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Wellington

Colour Field & Gonville Days

Colour Field - PAUL RAYNER & MICHAEL HAGGIE and Gonville Days – FRANCES JILL STUDD

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A Gallery

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Whanganui

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Kelcy Taratoa

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Bartley & Company Art

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Wellington

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Sally Burton: Pale History

Pale History is a poignant exhibition by Nelson-based artist Sally Burton that examines the complex history and what came to be known as the Wairau Incident.

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Millennium Public Art Gallery

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Marlborough

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