Turning Plus 2015
2 July – 2 August 2015
The Guild of Woodworkers Wellington is holding its two yearly exhibition and Festival of Woodskills at Pataka. The exhibition features the best work from the members of the Guild, and includes wood turned items, furniture, carving and sculpture.
Johnson Witehira – Tangiwha
16 July – 23 August
Johnson Witehira’s new work cuts close to the bone, pairing the imagery of skulls with kowhaiwhai.
Kingsley Baird – Serve: a new recipe for sacrifice
31 May – 30 August 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.
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.
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.