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.
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.
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.
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.