Toihouora! Toihoutangata! Toihoukura! An exhibition by Toihoukura
20 Sept – 19 October 2014
20 years ago Toihoukura School of Māori Visual Art was invited to exhibit at the Page 90 art gallery in Porirua. 21 years later, Toihoukura returns to that venue – now Pataka Art + Museum – with an exhibition that reflects the journey that has taken place during that time.
Ko Wai Au?
25 Sept – 12 Oct 2014
The 2014 Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on ‘Keeping Learning’ and in this exhibition artists/ consumers from the forensic mental health services of Rangipapa and Purehurehu, and the Rangitahi/youth service, based within the Te Korowai Whariki campus (Porirua, Raiha Street) answer the question ‘Who am I?’
Séraphine Pick – Looking like someone else
30 May – 20 September 2014
Pataka’s first solo exhibition of paintings by Séraphine Pick brings together a selection of her finest, rarely seen portraits spanning 19 years of her practice.
EREWHON: Left for Dead in the Field of Dreams
30 May – 21 September 2014
Fiona Pardington created a new body of work in 2012 to be shown at the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Ukraine, which will now be shown at Pataka. The installation comprises seven portraits of Maori and mixed-race women from Ngai Tahu making facial expressions used in traditional Maori ceremony and adorned in potent mythological symbols.
Friends of Pataka – Arts Award 2014
21 Aug – 21 Sept 2014
Pataka is pleased to announce the Art Awards, organised by our amazing Friends.