Kāpiti Camera Club: 50 Years of Photography


1 Feb – 10 Mar 2019


The Kāpiti Camera Club (based in Porirua) will celebrate its 50th birthday on 24 February 2019. To mark its 50 year history, the club is holding an exhibition at Bottle Creek Gallery from 1 February to 10 March. On display will be a range of work from present and past members. The walls will be adorned with almost 70 images reflecting the many interests, topics and passions of these enthusiastic, amateur photographers. Three tv monitors will play during each day, one showing members’ digital images, another highlights of the club’s history, and the third a series of short videos from video special interest group members. Items of historical interest such as old cameras and other photographic artefacts will also be on display.

There will also be two early evening workshops/field trips in February that are free and open to the public. For details check the Home page of the Kāpiti Camera Club website:
The Kāpiti Camera Club (based in Porirua) will celebrate its 50th birthday on 24 February 2019. To mark its 50 year history, the club is holding an exhibition at Bottle Creek Gallery from 1 February to 10 March. On display will be a range of work from present and past members. The walls will be adorned with almost 70 images reflecting the many interests, topics and passions of these enthusiastic, amateur photographers. Three tv monitors will play during each day, one showing members’ digital images, another highlights of the club’s history, and the third a series of short videos from video special interest group members. Items of historical interest such as old cameras and other photographic artefacts will also be on display.

There will also be two early evening workshops/field trips in February that are free and open to the public. For details check the Home page of the Kāpiti Camera Club website: http://www.kapiticameraclub.co.nz/Home

Past Exhibitions

Toi Store Summer Pop-Up: Cash and Carry

22 Nov 2018 – 13 Jan 2019


From the 22nd of November 2018 to the 13th of January 2019, the Toi Store is taking over the Toi Gallery at Pātaka!

There’s something for all tastes and budgets, so come in and let our knowledgeable staff find the perfect gift for someone special in your life.

Past Exhibitions

Elizabeth Thomson – The Greening of New Blueland

2 Sep – 2 Dec 2018


For over three decades, Elizabeth Thomson’s art has engaged with issues around science, imagination, culture and what it means to live in the South Pacific region in the 21st century.

The Greening of New Blueland presents some of the most seductive, lyrical and yet perplexing works produced by Thomson in the last 12 years. These works speak of our escalating world problems – global warming, over-fishing of the oceans, pollution and environmental degradation.

Past Exhibitions


KIRSTY GARDINER
Rag and Bottle Shop



14 Sep – 14 Oct 2018

Rag and Botte Shop is inspired by French and English porcelain and objects collected over time. Imagine an op shop at the end of the 19th Century in New Zealand. The Rag and Bottle Shop was London’s equivalent and mudlarking along the Thames would have been the next best option. Around this time the Huia were already endangered: the last official sighting was 1907. Many homes would have mounted birds in glass domes in the parlour. High tea was a regular event and the best tea service would come out for guests.

Past Exhibitions


SEBASTIEN JAUNAS – Mirror: Reflections of the Soul


19 Oct – 18 Nov 2018

Kāpiti sculptor Sebastien Jaunas describes the wall-mounted steel sculptures in his exhibition as introspective explorations of the human psyche. His abstract sculptures in bronze, forged steel, ceramic, wood and mixed media explore the tensions of balance, space and movement. Strongly influenced by found organic objects and the landscape of New Zealand, he is also inspired by the urbanism and cultural life of cities.

Past Exhibitions