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A matter of perspective

26 SepCommunity

Is it all in tatters! Should the art gallery split from Te Manawa? Should the Manawatū art gallery split from the Te Manawa Museum - essentially separating from science and technology in the...

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More than what you see

27 AugCommunity / Exhibitions

There is a new addition to our Taku P’eu Tupuna exhibition: a garment created by 16-year-old Evangeline (Apiti Tuauri Te Kura) Meti-Nicholas that won third place at the Pasifika Fusion cultural...

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A rebel for all seasons

27 MayCollections

John Asher was a New Zealander who, shall we say, did things his own way. This ostrich egg in the Te Manawa collection, painted with a scene from South African life, is an unusual milestone...

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Welcome Back Zealandia

30 AprCommunity / Exhibitions

Programme developer Tony Rasmussen explains the origins of Farewell Zealandia Farewell Zealandia is an exhibition of New Zealand songs from the Great War. Originally exhibited at Te Manawa in...

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Trevallies all the way down

30 AprExhibitions

We asked artist John Tarlton to give us a tour of his exhibition "How Green Was My Trevally". The tour was recorded by Manawatū People's Radio; full audio can be found in their...

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Wall to Wall

18 Apr

The members of NOA Open Studio have taken their art to the next level on the renewed Church St art wall. Based at Te Manawa, last September they launched the Paste Up! project. A blank wall...

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Behind the mask, behind the scenes

15 MarCollections / Community / Events

A mask is a strong cultural touchstone. From the plains of Argentina to the theatres of Japan, from the islands of the Pacific to the street parties of Italy, masks encapsulate tradition, belief...

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Meeting the future

5 MarCommunity

Palmerston North’s Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History has taken its next step toward becoming a museum of the future. In 2018 it became one of only 20 worldwide organisations...

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International Women’s Day resources

28 FebCommunity / Events / Past Events

This page collects Te Manawa stories related to International Women's Day, celebrating the rich contribution to New Zealand life and identity from women from all countries, communities and walks...

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Last post for rugby WW1 exhibition

19 FebExhibitions

Balls, Bullets & Boots is a unique commemorative exhibition that tackles the story of wartime rugby. This autumn it will be on display at Te Manawa, its last public appearance before retirement....

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A champion for the Art Gallery

18 JanCollections / Community / Events / Exhibitions

Building on the successful re-invigoration of the city’s art gallery, Te Manawa has appointed a new Art Gallery Manager to oversee gallery activities, events and programmes. Toni Edmeades...

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Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru: from Photon to Photosynthesis

8 JanExhibitions / Learning and Discovery / Touring Shows

Summer is perfect to spend some time in the sun... and with this interactive from the Te Manawa-made Sunlight - Ihi Kōmaru exhibition, you'll take charge of a photon and escape the sun, in a fun,...

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