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.

Achievers & Achievements Exhibition
Wednesday 22 October
IPENZ Manawatu, to celebrate its 100 year centenary, invites you to this exhibition, showcasing significant engineering projects in the region and the Engineers who made them happen. 4 October - 22 October 2014
Venue:
Square Edge, Palmerston North
Whare Taonga: House of Treasures
Wednesday 22 October - Monday 27 October
Whare Taonga: Alexis Neal and Rona Osborne A collaborative installation, Whare Taonga is a living breathing space where ideas of Whakapapa, Tikanga Maori and the sense of place the Wharenui structure forms. The ...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Composition - New Charcoal Drawings by Naga Tsutsumi
Wednesday 22 October - Friday 31 October
Born in Japan in 1967, Naga Tsutsumi has lived in Palmerston North for the past decade. Working from a small studio beside his home, Tsutsumi’s meticulously rendered charcoal works meld influences from his Japanese ...
Venue:
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
A Weather Diary - Mixed Media Artworks by Susanne Khouri
Wednesday 22 October - 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
Wednesday 22 October - 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
World War One Exhibition: Councils Do Their Bit
Wednesday 22 October - 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
Black River: A Collaboration in Print and Poetry
Wednesday 22 October - 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
Wednesday 22 October - 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
Heritage Park Open Garden
Saturday 25 October - Monday 27 October
Heritage Park is a charitable trust. It's 4 Hectare Garden is in Kimbolton Village 30KM North of Feilding. The Garden is open 10-4 daily all year. Best time is the Oct/Nov flowering season.
Venue:
Haggerty Street, Kimbolton Village, Feilding and District
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
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
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