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TOIHOUKURA: Te Whanau Marama
16 June – 17 July 2016

Te Whananu Marama is an exhibition of recent artworks in customary and contemporary materials by senior students and tutors from TOIHOUKURA School of Māori Visual Art and Design, Gisborne.

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Professional Weavers NZ – CLOAK

17 June – 17 July 2016

Part garment, part protection, part disguise…from Dracula to Zorro, the versatile cloak has a long and fascinating history. A new travelling exhibition of woven artworks celebrates the magic and mystery of this iconic garment.

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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.

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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.

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Selling the Dream

19 June – 18 Sep 2016

Selling the Dream – Classic New Zealand Tourism Posters is a retro exhibition of more than 50 classic art posters that promote New Zealand as an idyllic visitor destination of outstanding natural beauty and adventure. Made from the 1920s – 1960s, before high-quality colour photography and automated large-scale printing, these beautiful, clever and carefully-crafted posters were pivotal in developing New Zealand’s tourism industry and the country’s national identity.

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