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    April 2020

    Free
    Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

    Turuturu: Fingers, Feathers & Fibre Exhibition

    Turuturu are weaving pegs used to keep a garment off the ground when it is being made. The main peg is the right one and can be elaborately decorated. It represents the mana of Te Whare Pora—the knowledge-bank of the art-form. The peg itself upholds the mana of the growing garment and it...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Sunday 17 May
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver: Heirlooms From the Collection Exhibition

    Silver, valued for its rarity and attractive lustre, has for centuries been mined and formed into an extensive range of domestic, personal, religious, and ceremonial objects. Silver is one of the most versatile and singular precious metals: it is malleable and ductile and has a relatively low...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Wednesday 1 July
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

    1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake Exhibition

    “The outline of the hill turned into a giant serpent as it heaved up and down. The shock wave swept across it, creating a monster crossing the skyline.” - NG Bailey At 10:47am on 3 February 1931, a devastating earthquake struck Hawke’s Bay. In that moment it seemed the end of the world had...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

    Tēnei Tonu Exhibition

    This stunning exhibition features a broad range of historic and contemporary taonga from the collection of the Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Ta-u-rangi. Translated as 'always here', Tēnei Tonu shares diverse stories of local Iwi Ngati Kahungunu and their enduring connection to the...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Thursday 31 December
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Mystery of History Exhibition

    Mystery of History Exhibition

    Solve a mystery, and learn a little history! Family friendly and fun for all ages, Mystery of History takes you on a journey from the legendary to the magical and from the ancient to the more unusual. Discover and explore ancient artifacts from around the world, the magician’s bag of tricks,...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Sunday 30 August
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Rongonui Exhibition

    Rongonui Exhibition

    Rongonui – Taonga mai ngā tāngata, ngā wāhi, me ngā takahanga (Treasured taonga from people, places and events), shares significant Māori taonga, treasures, relating to famous people, places and events. Learn about major rangatira, chiefs, Māori-Pākehā relationships, famous battles,...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Sunday 1 November
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Free
    Tender Is the Night Exhibition

    Tender Is the Night Exhibition

    Tender is the Night: Art Deco, dancing, jazz and the lost generation. “I want to give a really BAD party. I mean it. I want to give a party where there’s a brawl and seductions and people going home with their feelings hurt and women passed out in the cabinet de toilette. You wait and...

    Date: Friday 3 April to Sunday 30 August
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Woven Art with Lee Olsen: CANCELLED

    Woven Art with Lee Olsen: CANCELLED

    Local artist Lee Olsen began weaving with harakeke over 15 years ago and more recently with hue and making pāke. She draws inspiration from kete, with so many different variations, different whakairo (patterns), different widths of whenu, different colours, different adornments and different...

    Date: Saturday 4 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    Vesa & Friends: CANCELLED

    Vesa & Friends: CANCELLED

    Born and raised in Finland, Vesa-Matti Leppänen moved to New Zealand in 2000. For well over a decade he has been Concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and has earned international recognition as a chamber musician, teacher, adjudicator and soloist. Vesa-Matti Leppänen has...

    Date: Tuesday 7 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - The Art of the Hungry Caterpillar: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - The Art of the Hungry Caterpillar: CANCELLED

    Eric Carle's colourful images have been used in over 70 books. Learn about this author/illustrator's artistic techniques and create your own beautiful artwork to take home. All materials provided. Please wear older clothing. Age: 8-12 years Cost: $10.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are...

    Date: Tuesday 14 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - Mahi toi: Whakairo: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - Mahi toi: Whakairo: CANCELLED

    Explore the exhibitions at MTG and get inspired! You'll learn how to use simple carving tools to create your own unique design to take home. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $15.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book online through Eventfinda to secure your place.

    Date: Tuesday 14 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - Te mahi rauāngi: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - Te mahi rauāngi: CANCELLED

    Explore different designs around the museum and get inspired! Learn how to use lino cutting and printing tools to create your own kowhaiwhai pattern to take home. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $15.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book online through...

    Date: Wednesday 15 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - Clay Craft: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - Clay Craft: CANCELLED

    Explore the exhibits at the museum. Discover design and develop your own ideas for making pendants, quotes and waka huia. Take home your clay creation as a memento of your time at MTG. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $15.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book...

    Date: Thursday 16 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - Matariki Star Weaving: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - Matariki Star Weaving: CANCELLED

    The nine stars of Matariki appear in our skies in Pipiri (June), marking the beginning of the Māori New Year. To celebrate this special time we will make a colourful woven star for you to take home. All materials provided. Age: 8-12 years Cost: $10.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are...

    Date: Friday 17 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - Wall hanging work of art: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - Wall hanging work of art: CANCELLED

    Here's your chance to design a practical yet pretty wall hanging. Using natural materials, create an 'any year' reminder of birthdays that doubles as an artwork for you or a friend. All materials provided. Age: 8+ years Cost: $10.00 (plus booking fees) Spaces are limited, please book...

    Date: Friday 17 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme-Let's Paint! Painting Classes 1 - 4: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme-Let's Paint! Painting Classes 1 - 4: CANCELLED

    Painting Class 1: CHAIN PAINTING TECHNIQUE Come on in and join Natasha Hanara in the first of four painting workshops and experience a brand new kind of art! Watch in amazement as you are "hypnotized by your painting unfolding before your very eyes!" You will learn how to properly mix paints...

    Date: Tuesday 21 April to Wednesday 22 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    School Holiday Programme - Legendary Creatures: CANCELLED

    School Holiday Programme - Legendary Creatures: CANCELLED

    Love the legendary creatures in the Mystery of History exhibition? Come and join us for a fun holiday workshop where we'll show you amazing objects of friendly and fiery dragons and share some stories about them. You'll design your own legendary creature and enjoy a craft activity relating to...

    Date: Wednesday 22 April
    Where:
    MTG Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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    MTG Movie Club – Lest we forget: CANCELLED

    MTG Movie Club – Lest we forget: CANCELLED

    Mark Anzac Day with stories told by two prominent kiwis. Tama Tu captures the humour and heart of six Maori Battalion soldiers as well as the tragedy of the time in short film format by award-winning director Taika Waititi. In Tides of Blood Sam Neill explores his family’s military...

    Date: Saturday 25 April
    Where:
    MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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