Measina Festival 2017
7-9 Dec 2017
Pātaka and Le Moana present the Measina Festival 2017 at Pātaka Art + Museum from Thursday 7th of December to Saturday the 9th of December 2017. The annual Measina Festival is a platform for some of Aotearoa’s most talented Pacific artists. Showcasing live theatre, music and dance.
Our Harbour Te Awarua-o-Porirua – Exhibition Open Day
11am-3pm, Sat 18 Nov 2017
We’re having a party to celebrate the opening of Pātaka’s new children’s interactive gallery, Our Harbour, on Saturday 18 November between 11am and 3pm. Families are invited to join us for a day of fun and hands-on activities and events.
Tuatara Gallery Exhibition Changeover
30 Oct – 16 Nov 2017
Due to an exciting new exhibition installation, Pātaka’s Interactive gallery space, the Tuatara Gallery, will be temporarily unavailable for public use from the 30th of October through to the 16th of November. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but rest assured there will be plenty to see and do in the new exhibition/gallery Our Harbour – Te Awarua-o-Porirua, officially opening to the public on Saturday the 18th of November at 11am, with heaps of activities and entertainment for the entire whānau, we hope to see you there!
Bottle Creek Gallery Call for Proposals
Due 3 Nov 2017
Are you are a Porirua based artist, collective or society looking to exhibit in Bottle Creek during 2018? Pātaka’s Bottle Creek Community Gallery could be for you!
Frontlines – History Talk by Allan Dodson
Sun 8 Oct 2017 at 2pm
Porirua historian Allan Dodson will present a talk on his research and findings about our local boys in relation to the WW1 Passchendaele centenary. He will also look at the contact between the Home Front and the Western Front – where most of Porirua’s men served.