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Lost Heads & Hobgoblins

Lost Heads & Hobgoblins

FRI 04 DEC 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...

Veranoa Hetet: Creating Potential

Veranoa Hetet: Creating Potential

FRI 04 DEC 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

FRI 04 DEC 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...

Angela Singer: Second Sight

Angela Singer: Second Sight

FRI 04 DEC 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...

Creative Clay 2020

Creative Clay 2020

FRI 04 DEC 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...

ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards Exhibition

ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards Exhibition

FRI 04 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 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...

Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

Terminus: Jess Johnson and Simon Ward

FRI 04 DEC 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...

From the Ground Up: Community, Cultivation and Commensality

From the Ground Up: Community, Cultivation and Commensality

FRI 04 DEC 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

FRI 04 DEC 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...

Rachel Walker & Rika Nagahata

Rachel Walker & Rika Nagahata

FRI 04 DEC 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...

Cardio and Toning

Cardio and Toning

FRI 04 DEC 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.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 first...

Pilates Gold

Pilates Gold

Fri 04 Dec 2020 11:45 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...

Kaha - Exhibition Featuring Nicola Jackson and Emma Hercus

Kaha - Exhibition Featuring Nicola Jackson and Emma Hercus

FRI 04 DEC 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Kaha - strength, courage, energy. Join us to celebrate kia kaha te mahi – the powerful work of artists Nicola Jackson and Emma Hercus in this free opening night event. Both artists will be exhibiting their work for...

Riverbank Market - Lower Hutt's Popular Veggie Market

Riverbank Market - Lower Hutt's Popular Veggie Market

SAT 05 DEC 6:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Riverbank Market is Lower Hutt's largest public market running for more than 16 years in the heart of Lower Hutt City. The Riverbank Carpark is transformed into a open-air market every Saturday where you can spend...

The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

SAT 05 DEC 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage - with guest appearances also from Ashton Family Circus, Miss Dylan Daisy's Magic Show & guest musicians. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through...

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