Exhibitions

Discover the wealth of artistic talent that Palmerston North City and Manawatu has on offer through an evolving showcase of exhibitions. Nationally recognised exhibits and historical showcases debut, alongside and evolving array of stunning sculptures, fascinating photographs and inspiring art works.

A Weather Diary - Mixed Media Artworks by Susanne Khouri
Saturday 1 November - Wednesday 5 November
It’s not often that an artist will take a new slant on their work, much less exhibit it in public. Auckland-based printmaker Susanne Khouri has done just that. This well-respected artist known primarily for her ...
Venue:
Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts, Palmerston North
Shigeyuki Kihara: Undressing the Pacific
Saturday 1 November - Sunday 9 November
A native of Samoa, Shigeyuki Kihara is an interdisciplinary artist whose work engages in a variety of social, political and cultural issues. Often referencing and unearthing Pacific history, her work explores the varying...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Ucol Graduand Exhibition
Saturday 1 November - Tuesday 18 November
Works by Ucol's Graduate students of photography, arts and design.
Venue:
Square Edge, Palmerston North
Buds of Hope
Saturday 1 November - Tuesday 25 November
WAI - the Women’s Art Initiative - are an anonymous collective of women making art as a form of resistance and response to our experiences of violence. Our collective is built on 4 key concepts: - We make art – ...
Venue:
Square Edge, Palmerston North
Press Play - New Paintings by Elspeth Shannon
Saturday 1 November - Sunday 30 November
Artist's Statement: “Last year my painting focus was on still life – old treasures and found objects close to home, brought back to my studio (shed down the back).” “This year I’ve been re-engaging with ...
Venue:
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Black River: A Collaboration in Print and Poetry
Saturday 1 November - Sunday 11 January 2015
Inspired by Ralph Hotere’s collaboration with poets, in particular Bill Manhire, and Michael Parekowhai’s reference to the river in his piano He Korero Pūrākau mō Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river,...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Pasifika
Saturday 1 November - Sunday 25 January 2015
Pasifika - Treasures in the Manawatu Explore what it is to be Pasifika and living in the Manawatu - treasures from the community and Te Manawa collections.
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
World War One Exhibition: Councils Do Their Bit
Tuesday 4 November - Friday 28 November
The documents in this exhibition provide a window into the home front during World War One and show the reaction of local communities in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region - from the declaration of war to the aftermath. All ...
Venue:
Archives Central, Feilding
Craft Market
Friday 7 November - Sunday 9 November
Feilding Craft Market. New Zealand's biggest and longest running indoor Craft Market - This is the big 3 day Christmas Market - Café on Site.
Venue:
Feilding Civic Centre, Feilding
Whiria Te Whao / Flax & Wood Creations
Monday 10 November
You are warmly invited to the opening of our 2014 Whakairo-carving and Raranga-weaving graduates exhibition: Whiria Te Whao / Flax & Wood Creations
Venue:
Te Wananga o Aotearoa, Palmerston North
Woodville Wanderer - Steam Train to Woodville
Sunday 23 November
Travel through the Manawatu Gorge in our 1930's vintage carriages, view the Manawatu River as it cuts through Manawatu Gorge on it's way to sea. At Woodville a food stall will cater for your afternoon tea desires while ...
Venue:
Feilding Railway Station, Feilding