A slice of who we were in 1971 – images from the Palmerston North Centennial Parade are now on display in the Art Gallery along with the Centenary Collection of contemporary New Zealand paintings acquired 50 years ago.
The Centenary Collection is one of the foundations of the art collection at Te Manawa, comprising 16 paintings by 15 artists.
Ends 18 July | The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year comes to Palmerston North from the Natural History Museum in London. It is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for more than 50 years.
Using photography’s unique emotive power to engage and inspire audiences, the images provide an annual snapshot of the ‘state of the global environment’ and the diversity of life in all corners of the Earth, facing the challenges of an uncertain future.
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Do you have creative flair and keen powers of observation? Can you stop an animal in its tracks with the click of a button? Capture the scenic grandeur of the wider Manawatū? The Manawatū Wildlife Photography Competition is open to amateur photographers living in Manawatū.
Suffrage in Stitches is a textile work 300 metres long honouring the women and men who signed the 1893 Suffrage petition. It’s the work of 546 individuals, families and groups from New Zealand and beyond, of all ages and abilities, during the 125th anniversary year of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.
ART GALLERY UNTIL 19 SEPT | FREE ADMISSION