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.

Buds of Hope
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 – ...
Square Edge, Palmerston North
World War One Exhibition: Councils Do Their Bit
Tuesday 25 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 ...
Archives Central, Feilding
Press Play - New Paintings by Elspeth Shannon
Tuesday 25 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 ...
Zimmerman Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Salute: A Tribute to the 150th Anniversary of the QAMR
Tuesday 25 November - Wednesday 3 December
Salute! – A Tribute to Queen Alexandra’s Mounted Rifles features photographs, pen and ink drawings, oil paintings and a display of historical military equipment and memorabilia. Henderson’s photographs and ...
Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts, Palmerston North
Black River: A Collaboration in Print and Poetry
Tuesday 25 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,...
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Tuesday 25 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.
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Pottery Exhibition
Saturday 29 November
Manawatu Pottery Society annual exhibition of our members pottery.
Feilding & District Art Centre, Feilding