Whare Manaaki Porirua Womens Refuge

Whare Manaaki – Joining the Pieces

21 July – 21 August 2016

An exhibition organised by Whare Manaaki – Porirua Women’s Refuge.

Current Exhibitions
Prudence MacDougall Winter is Coming (detail)


22 Jul – 21 Aug 2016

Prudence Mac Dougall’s art practice is full of whimsical narratives that metaphorically reflect her personal experiences. Using traditional and innovative printmaking techniques, she creates works in two and three dimensions on paper and in metal with pearls, feathers and other found objects that puzzle and amuse.

Current Exhibitions
Tohora Matau by Geoff Williams


17 June – 7 August 2016

Works by Kohai Grace, Owen Mapp, Stevie Houkamau, Wi Taepa, Geoff Williams and Andrew Opie.

Current Exhibitions

John Walsh Matakite

19 Jun – 18 Sep 2016

The exhibition Matakite will bring together the most outstanding large scale landscape paintings Walsh has produced over the last two decades, including Act 1, Scene 1, 2012 – a mystical panorama measuring 2 by over 5 metres.

Current Exhibitions
GabbyOConnor_Fugitive Ice_2015

Gabby O’Connor – Studio Antarctica
19 June – 18 Sept 2016

Gabby O’Connor’s Studio Antarctica – Fugitive Ice installation is the result of a creative collaboration between contemporary fine art and cutting edge scientific research. In 2015 O’Connor spent several weeks in Antarctica working in a shipping container laboratory on sea ice 4 metres thick over 500 metre deep McMurdo Sound.

Current Exhibitions