Emma Panting Watching You Watching Me detail

Emma Panting with Peg Moorhouse – Gentle as the Dream She Weaves

27 Aug – 27 Sep 2015

Emma Panting’s narrative portraits are inspired by the colourful biographical stories of Marlborough textile artist, Peg Moorhouse, whose hand-woven pieces will accompany Emma’s work.

Past Exhibitions
Ans Westra Pride in Porirua Rally 1981 (detail)

We Built This City – Porirua: 50 Years Young

7 June – 20 September

We Built This City exhibition will explore the creation of Porirua since 1965 through its buildings, streets and villages.

Past Exhibitions
Kingsley Baird Gallipoli and Serve installation 3

Kingsley Baird – Gallipoli and Serve: a new recipe for sacrifice

31 May – 20 September 2015

Kingsley Baird is a visual artist and academic who focuses on the investigation of memory, cross-cultural memorialisation, and public art through making artefacts and writing.

Past Exhibitions
Te Tini a Pitau

Ngataiharuru Taepa – Te Tini a Pitau: 12 years of kowhaiwhai

14 June – 6 September 2015

Te Tini A Pitau: 12 years of kowhaiwhai surveys highlights from the past 12 years of Ngataiharuru Taepa’s practice. Taepa is one of our most important and innovative contemporary Māori artists.

Past Exhibitions
Friends Art Awards 2015 4

Pataka Friends Art Awards 2015

6 Aug – 6 Sep 2015

Pataka is pleased to announce the Arts Award, organised by our amazing Friends. A fantastic array of works have poured in from all around the Porirua region, showcasing the cream of Porirua’s creative talent.

Past Exhibitions