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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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The Return of the Christmas shopping list, part 2

7 DecCommunity

The Special Christmas wishlist continues! (don't forget part 1) Another list we've got for you In case ideas are running low It's filled with goodies that we have For just in case you didn't...

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A Renaissance

29 OctCollections / Community / Exhibitions

When the decision was made to curtail the Art Gallery renewal project, the three branches of Te Manawa that create exhibitions knew something special would be required of them. The April 2019...

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The Return of the Christmas Shopping List

25 OctCommunity / Events

A Special Christmas Wishlist - Get your stocking-stuffers now... The Christmas season’s almost here Towards the tree your thoughts should turn The space beneath its boughs must fill So we...

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Just a few more sleeps!

19 OctCommunity / Exhibitions

Santa’s Cave Centenary begins next month. On Christmas Eve, 1918, Santa’s Cave opened for the first time at the Collinson & Cunninghame department store. Now, 100 years later, Te Manawa is...

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Allow your light to shine

22 SepCommunity

19 September marked the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa is publishing interviews and...

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