Measina Festival 2016
30 Nov – 3 Dec 2016
Measina is a dance and theatre festival showcasing works by Pacific artists. The programme will include a performance of Purple Onion by Tupe Lualua from Le Moana. There will be a range of events for everyone including FREE matinee events during the day for kids/families and paid events for evenings.
STEVEI HOUKAMAU – Uku Clay Workshop
Sat 12 Nov 2016, 10am – 3pm
Stevei Houkamau will present a day of clay. Stevei is a member of Nga Kaihanga Uku Maori Clay artist collective and has been mentored by clay artist Wi Taepa. Create a form or vessel using coiling and hand building techniques.
JAMES ORMSBY – Drawing, Techniques and Kōrero
8 Oct 2016, 10am – 12pm
Pātaka invites you to experience an art class with contemporary artist, James Ormsby. Take advantage of this unique opportunity and learn drawing techniques directly from James as we kōrero about our drawing journeys
TOI CLUB – After School Art Classes for Kids
Tue/Thu Aug-Sep 2016
Join us for hands-on art making activities inspired by exhibitions in the gallery. This term will include printmaking, lettering, wearable art and stencils!
JOHN WALSH – Artist talk
Sun 11 Sep 2016, 2pm
John Walsh will be talking about his exhibition Matakite with curator Mark Hutchins-Pond. Hear some of the stories behind the monumental artworks that make up this stunning exhibition.