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Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

SUN 29 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward present a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols. Explored via a network of...

ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards Exhibition

ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards Exhibition

SUN 29 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Come along and see the amazing work from all 24 finalists of the ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards. Founded by The Friends of The Dowse to recognise and reward student artists and designers, entries are open to all...

Creative Clay 2020

Creative Clay 2020

SUN 29 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Come and enjoy the colours, textures and forms that make our exhibition so special, right here in the creative heart of Lower Hutt. We are excited to have as our guest artist Karin Amdal, who will be displaying her...

Rachel Walker & Rika Nagahata

Rachel Walker & Rika Nagahata

SUN 29 NOV 10:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

After their successful exhibition together last year, Petones' seaside gallery is excited to welcome back Rachel Walker & Rika Nagahata for another exciting, collaborative exhibition. Rachel 'Walker has had two...

Afternoon in Europe

Afternoon in Europe

SUN 29 NOV 3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Hutt Valley Orchestra presents a Sunday afternoon concert playing music by Grieg, Dvorak, Verdi and Borodin under the baton of Mark Carter, NZSO The concert features talented Benjamin Carter playing the first...

Pilates Gold

Pilates Gold

MON 30 NOV 9:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.

Regular exercise promotes healthy ageing and increases your quality of life so why not join our experienced instructors at one of our fun classes? We provide a range of classes suitable for everyone. Enjoy your...

Knife Handle Making

Knife Handle Making

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

1 Day / 10am to 4:30pm | $80 (includes materials). Want to give your knife new life? or restore a family heirloom? In this class you can bring along your own knife to re-handle or, create a handle to use on a future...

Hills Hats: Enter The Hatmosphere

Hills Hats: Enter The Hatmosphere

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Lemon squeezers, cheesecutters, pancakes and trilbies – discover a world of wonderful hats and hat-makers in Enter the Hatmosphere, which celebrates 145years of local company Hills Hats. Powered by the factory family...

Lost Heads & Hobgoblins

Lost Heads & Hobgoblins

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M.

Lost Heads & Hobgoblins: The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things Pop-Up takes a look at strange things in The Dowse Collection… or perhaps it asks you to look at things in The Dowse Collection...

Angela Singer: Second Sight

Angela Singer: Second Sight

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Of ghost birds, floating snouts, monstrous cats and flowered deer, Angela Singer's Second Sight present a whimsical and fairytale look at dead animals. However, like all good fairytales, there is a dark undercurrent...

Veranoa Hetet: Creating Potential

Veranoa Hetet: Creating Potential

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

The past and the future are woven closely together in these works by prominent Māori weaver Veranoa Hetet QSM (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Te Ati Āwa). Veranoa is a master Māori weaver and kaiako based in...

Josephine Cachemaiile: This Way That Way

Josephine Cachemaiile: This Way That Way

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Propped canvas works peppered with symbols, reaching bronze arms and large raw clay feet pave the way in This Way That Way, a new exhibition by Josephine Cachemaille, intended as well wishes and power objects to equip...

From the Ground Up: Community, Cultivation and Commensality

From the Ground Up: Community, Cultivation and Commensality

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

From the Ground Up: Community, Cultivation and Commensality bring together six different approaches and perspectives to food cultivation and its consumption. Including new works by BC Collective (Cora-Allan Wickliffe...

Reuben Paterson: Black Matter

Reuben Paterson: Black Matter

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Capturing the moment a firework explodes in the night sky, Auckland based artist Reuben Paterson (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe, Tūhourangi) uses his signature glitter canvases to evoke ideas of wonder, attraction and an...

Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

MON 30 NOV 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward present a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols. Explored via a network of...

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