Matariki 2015

Matariki Wellington

13 June –12 July 2015

Eight Wellington museums and galleries have joined forces to present a major programme of exhibitions and events to celebrate Matariki 2015, the Māori New Year.

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Festival of wood skills


Sat 11 and Sun 12 July 2015

Once again the Guild of Woodworkers Wellington celebrate everything they love about working with wood. This two day festival extravaganza is in connection with their exhibition Turning Plus in the Bottle Creek Gallery at Pataka.

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School Holiday Programme
Term 2, 2015

Tue/Wed/Thur 7-9 July

Let’s get creative with our school holiday programme. Our activities are connected to the art works in the gallery and there is heaps of fun and learning in what we do at Pataka.

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Art Night Pō Whakaatu Toi

2 July 2015, 4-10pm

Celebrate Matariki with a winter event for art lovers. Hop
on board the free Art Night bus for a special late night opening at galleries across the region.

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Kingsley Baird Gallipoli installation shot

KINGSLEY BAIRD – Friends of Pataka Artist Talk

Sun 28 June, 2pm

Kingsley Baird is an artist with an impressive national and international reputation for creating sculptural installations that engage with memory and remembrance.

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