Sea of Positivity – Leah McCann
Watersheds | Ngā Wai Pupū
The Star of Canada
Jack C Richards Gallery
Tairāwhiti Museum is a 5-minute walk from the CBD, across Peel Street Bridge and through Kelvin Park. There is free parking on Stout Street.
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Sea of Positivity, is a collection of intuitive, abstract paintings and 3D wall sculptures inspired by ocean seascapes. “The intent is to evoke feelings of happiness, optimism and energy. Art for me is like a jump start that creates a spark of energy. It recharges your batteries and reminds us to marvel in the everyday.... Read more »
For their latest exhibition, four textile artists have set themselves the challenge to focus on creating oversized fabric artworks all presented in their uniquely individual styling. Textiles Alive is a stitched journey mapping a love of fibre and fabric. These large-scale works meander through gardens, dive into seascapes and visit lighthouses, immersing the audience in... Read more »
Fred Foster found a way to make a dollar. Well pre-decimal pounds actually. His plan was to learn how to use a camera and make photographs. That accomplished he took his camera and his sale like charms to his neighbourhood. Knocking on the doors of homes, many newly built, he would talk the lady of... Read more »
Long before smartphones, selfie sticks and one-swipe filters, having your ‘perfect’ picture taken took practice, preparation and plenty of posing. Early cameras and photographic materials required the sitter to be still for many seconds. While this is often given as the reason for a lack of smiles, a more likely reason is that early portrait... Read more »
Wyllie Cottage is the oldest European house still standing in the Gisborne area and also a popular tourist attraction. It was restored and refurbished in 2016. You can find out more about this project on our blog. The cottage was built in the early days of the township of Gisborne for Keita (Kate) and James... Read more »
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