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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.

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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.

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Kete by Emma Ariudetail


5–28 June 2015

Renowned weaver Kohai Grace has included both her own work and that of her students from Whitireia’s Toi Poutama weaving and carving school in this exhibition, celebrating the way in which we learn from one another and the various pathways through which knowledge is transferred.

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Wi Taepa opalescent lustre ipu (detail)

Wi Taepa – Think Colour

11 June – 12 July 2105

Wi Taepa has always enjoyed the unpredictable way in which the colours of clay emerge during firing, and here he pushes the theme of colour even further. His new works are influenced by his time spent with fellow ceramic artist Richard Parker.

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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.

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