Pātaka Art + Museum temporary gallery closure in 2018
22 Jan – 26 May 2018
Pātaka’s public galleries, Helen Smith Community Meeting Room and Performing Arts Studio will be temporarily closed from 22 January until 26 May 2018 for some essential building maintenance and upgrades to our community hire facility spaces.
The library, Kaizen Café, Pātaka’s gift shop the Toi Store, atrium space and Bottle Creek and Rangituhi Meeting Rooms will stay open and available to the public.
KIA MAU FESTIVAL 2018
1-16 June 2018
The contemporary Indigenous theatre and dance experience, Kia Mau Festival returns to Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui – Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. Performances at Pātaka include “FAOVALE IMPERIUM” on June 7 and “MAMAI’ATA” on June 9 & 10 .
Matariki 2018 – Te Korekore
24 June 2018, 2pm
Puoro Taiwhanga Aotearoa (CMNZ) present a Matariki inspired tour that showcase elements of chamber music, Māori music and storytelling, performed in unique settings outside of the traditional music performance space. This project will be presented during the festival of Matariki (June/July, 2018).
This is to be a family-friendly, cross-cultural event where audience members of all ages and ethnicities will feel welcome and included, as they enjoy the music and storytelling that has shaped Aotearoa.