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 »
The Jack C Richards Gallery is currently closed and will reopen later in 2022. After an exhibition partnership of nine years, Professor Jack C Richards is shifting his collecting focus and rationalising his decorative and fine arts collections. While the gallery will continue to acknowledge Richards’ legacy and enduring contribution to Tairāwhiti Museum and the... Read more »
The Te Moana Maritime Gallery offers a glimpse into 1000 years of maritime myths, legends, stories and development of the Tairawhiti East Coast region. Also included in this gallery is the arrival of Captain James Cook, the development of Gisborne’s harbour, local shipwrecks, surfing in this region, the fishing industry and surf life saving.
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 »