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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 >>

International Exhibition of 100 Artists in Masterton

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 12:23 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

New Zealand Pacific Studio, the international yet rural residency centre for artists located in the hills of Mount Bruce, Wairarapa, mounts the international exhibition ART IS A LIVING THING, with work by 100 of its artists from 15 countries, and from ... More >>

Janet Green's Conversation wins premier award

Wednesday, 21 December 2011, 1:49 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Masterton ceramicist Janet Green has scooped the premier award in the Wairarapa Review for the second time, with her stoneware work Conversation. The awards ceremony for the Wairarapa Review VII was held at Aratoi on Friday, and also marked the opening ... More >>

'Caste's' exploration of whakapapa and mana wahine

Friday, 28 October 2011, 2:20 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Artists Rongomaiaia Te Whaiti and Terri Te Tau are welcoming all to the opening of their exhibition Caste at Aratoi on 4 November at 5.30pm. They will talk about their work at Aratoi on Saturday 5 November at 12pm. More >>

Art Transplant– Exhibition of Wairarapa’s Art Trail Artists

Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 3:10 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Sixteen Wairarapa artists are bringing their work across the Rimutakas for a new exhibition called Art Transplant at Expressions. They all belong to the MainARTery open studio route, a network of artist studios running along State Highway 2 from ... More >>

Infrastructure engages with sound’s unseen forces

Wednesday, 5 October 2011, 1:58 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Tony Nicholls' Infrastructure engages with sound’s unseen forces Hamilton artist Tony Nicholls’ installation Infrastructure opens at Aratoi this weekend. It investigates a pervasive phenomenon in all our lives: audible and inaudible sound. More >>

Art lovers unite at auction for gallery's collection

Monday, 22 August 2011, 5:12 pm | Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

This Friday is auction night, with around 50 artworks going under the hammer at Aratoi, to raise money for new works for the collection. The event will also include a talk by amateur historian Ian St George about nineteenth century ‘Renaissance man’ ... More >>

 

 

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