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50 Years of Aratoi

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 10:47 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton marks its 50th anniversary with several celebrations: the exhibition ‘50/fifty: 50 Years of Aratoi’ (17 August – 10 November), a lecture series by cultural leaders (17 August – 27 October), ... More >>

Aratoi's 50th birthday comes early

Monday, 15 July 2019, 5:44 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi’s 50th birthday isn’t until the 11th of October, but a present has come early from Provincial Insurance Brokers who today committed to a three-year sponsorship. More >>

Paul Gadsby’s eco-political bird paintings to show

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 4:45 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Paul Gadsby’s most recent collection of work, “Takeaways” captures environmental issues and people’s impact on native bird species and their habitat. The large vibrant paintings are showing at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History until ... More >>

fifty/fifty - 50 Years of Aratoi

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 4:02 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

In 2019, Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, in Masterton, celebrates its first 50 years of existence with an exhibition representing 50 years of collecting: fifty/fifty - 50 years of Aratoi. More >>

Two Major Multi-Media Water Shows in Masterton

Monday, 25 March 2019, 1:08 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

The public can experience two major multi-media exhibitions at Aratoi addressing the current water crises in Aotearoa New Zealand: WAI – Manga Maha, Awa Kotahi | One River, Many Streams and WATER\WAY Thirteen New Zealand Artists Explore the ... More >>

Minkisi - Major African exhibition in Masterton

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 2:58 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, in Masterton, is offering a chance of a lifetime, bringing a rare collection of nearly 100 works of African art to the public, through to November 25th. Open daily. Free admission. ( www.aratoi.org.nz ... More >>

MINKISI - 100 powerful objects from 10 African countries

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 11:21 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

MINKISI - 100 powerful objects from 10 African countries to show in Masterton Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, in Masterton, will be offering a chance of a lifetime, bringing a rare collection of nearly 100 works of African art to the public, ... More >>

Art and Wildlife Conservation – “Pukaha Paintings at Aratoi”

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 10:09 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

From cheeky kaka to mysterious kakapo, wildlife takes centre stage at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History – the 5th annual exhibition of New Zealand flora and fauna, which originated at Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, will show ... More >>

The Search For The Modernist Murals of E. Mervyn Taylor

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:37 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

The College of Creative Arts of Massey University, Hedley Books, and Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History invite you to a presentation on the book and research project: More >>

Pre-eminent artist Milan Mrkusich dies aged 93

Friday, 15 June 2018, 2:05 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Everyone at Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History was saddened by the news of Milan Mrkusich’s death. More >>

Aratoi Artists Auction

Sunday, 15 April 2018, 7:40 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

In a massive show of support for the near 50-year-old Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, in Masterton, tickets to the Aratoi Artists Auction on April 13thsold out. About 200 people attended the celebratory event in the main gallery of the award-winning ... More >>

Aratoi - Magical Evening at Museum

Saturday, 3 March 2018, 3:27 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, in Masterton, hosts a major auction on 13 April, to fundraise for the near 50-year-old institution and to showcase work by artists who have exhibited at the Museum, such as Milan Mrkusich, Gregory O’Brien, ... More >>

Aratoi People’s Choice Award & Emerging Artist Award

Sunday, 18 February 2018, 6:24 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi People’s Choice Award & Emerging Artist Award at the Museum’s 10th Wairarapa Art Review More >>

Remnants, Remains: Kirsty Gardiner Ceramics Exhibition

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 1:20 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

ARATOI Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton, presents "Remnants, Remains", a new exhibition by leading ceramic artist Kirsty Gardiner, opening Fridayevening February 2nd at 5:30pm and running until March 18th. More >>

Aratoi Museum’s 10th ‘Wairarapa Art Review’ biennale

Saturday, 16 December 2017, 11:50 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

15 DECEMBER 2017, MASTERTON, NEW ZEALAND: Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton, Wairarapa, opened its 10th Wairarapa Art Review to the public tonight – a crowd of nearly 200 people filled the Museum. The selected exhibition, held ... More >>

Elizabeth Thomson Survey Exhibition 1989 - 2017

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 9:01 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

The atmosphere of the planet viewed from space. The inside of a plant cell. The surface of a human body. Ocean water at various depths, sunlight radiating through it. These kinds of territories, most often associated with science, lie at the heart of Elizabeth ... More >>

New Art Block in Masterton

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 8:34 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Arts and History welcomes the new arts quarter in Masterton, with four arts/cultural organisations now located within one city block: (alphabetically) Aratoi, ConArt, King Street Artworks, and Te Pātukituki o Wairarapa. More >>

2017 Wairarapa Art Review Sponsors Announced

Monday, 17 July 2017, 9:34 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Friday 17 July, 2017 - The Wairarapa Art Review has been a fixture of the region’s cultural calendar since 1999. It is a biennial event, organised by Friends of Aratoi in support of Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton. More >>

Susanna Shadbolt Appointed Director of Aratoi Museum

Monday, 26 June 2017, 9:58 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History in Masterton, Wairarapa, welcomes Susanna Shadbolt as Director. Susanna Shadbolt has experience with local, national, and international museums: Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Christchurch City Art Gallery, Te Manawa ... More >>

Hard on the Heels Photography exhibition returns to Wairarapa

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 11:35 am | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

The acclaimed photography exhibition Hard on the Heels, by leading New Zealand photojournalist Peter Bush, will return to Masterton this winter. More >>

 

 

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