What’s On

Kei Konei

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Woodworkers' Guild

The craftsmen of the Manawatu Woodworkers' Guild are masters of chisel and lathe. Come and see them transform chunks of wood into works of art.

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Embroiderers' Guild

Join the skilled needles of the Embroiderers' Guild to pick up a few tips, join in on creative projects, or just for a chat!

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Te Rangi Whenua

Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horowhenua...

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Manawatū Journeys

Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū has...

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Art Classes for Adults

New in 2016, these classes are for adults looking to try something new and cut their artistic teeth. They blend experimentation with different...

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Fun and Fury

Fun and Fury aptly describes the work of Ewan McDougall. This neo-expressionist painter uses thick impasto and vivid colour to convey the wild...

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Highbury Weavers

Raranga, the art of weaving, embodies spiritual values & beliefs of tangata whenua. It symbolises meanings and memories handed down from ancestors...

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Ngā Kete Toi

This exhibition showcases the work of students in their final year of the Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Arts Degree, “Maunga Kura Toi”. Ngā ringa o...

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Inspired By

An exhibition featuring works by Creative Journeys artists in response to the Te Manawa Art Collection. Inspiring, colourful and inclusive, this...

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The Adipositivity Project

American photographer and activist Substantia Jones explores the complex world of social justice, body politics, visibility for marginalised...

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The Human Expression

An exhibition by Dannevirke-based artist John Lawrence exploring facial physiognomy and the human need to alter, decorate and transform one's...

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Kids TM

Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of our...

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Te Awa - The River, Heart of Manawatū

Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's history,...

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Visible: 60 Women At 60

Who says women become invisible at 60? Wellington photographer and author Jenny O’Connor’s powerful portraits of 60 women in their 60th year,...

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Junior Bots School Holiday Programme

Come and discover the fun and possibilities of technology at Te Manawa’s new robotics programme!

Suitable for children aged 6-8 years, your...

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Bigger Bots School Holiday Programme

Come and discover the fun and possibilities of technology at Te Manawa’s new robotics programme!

Suitable for children aged 9+, your child...

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Stories

Ngā Kōrero

Roof work  

The corridors of history

26 Aug

"It's about nine different buildings all Sellotaped together" Our Atrium has filled with scaffolding and work is well underway on replacing the skylight there, it’s a good time to dig into...

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HumEx - Wall  

Let’s face it

22 AugExhibitions

  If the eyes are the windows to the soul, that makes the face the front of the house, and we know what’s happening to the housing market these day. Faces are very valuable. John Lawrence...

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Inspired By  

Finding your muse

3 AugCollections / Community / Exhibitions

Creative Journeys members (from left) Alain Ndicunguye, Lily Harper, Tania Wildbore, Sally McGovern and Conrad Ryan, in front of “We Belong”, a piece that they and more than 30 others...

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Collections

Ngā Taonga

Collections

Vacancies

Whiwhinga Mahi

Vacancies