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Mahara ‘founder’ artists return for anniversary exhibition

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 11:55 am | Mahara Gallery

Three Kāpiti artists who were among the original group of artists and supporters responsible for the founding of Mahara Gallery 25 years ago, have returned to the Gallery to exhibit their work. More >>

Mahara Arts Review premier award a ‘home-coming’

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:49 am | Mahara Gallery

Mahara Gallery Arts Review premier award winner Ben Caldwell has described his achievement as both an honour and a home-coming. More >>

School artists unofficially open the new Mahara Place

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:06 pm | Mahara Gallery

It’s September – time once again to present the wonderful work of primary school children’s artistic impressions and observations about the environment. More >>

Matariki programme harnesses art’s capacity to heal

Friday, 21 June 2019, 2:41 pm | Mahara Gallery

Terror in Christchurch and concern about climate change have been the motivation for the 2019 Mahara Gallery Matariki programme which seeks to harness art’s capacity to support emotional healing and renewal. More >>

Curator of exhibition values Frances Hodgkins as role model

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 4:05 pm | Mahara Gallery

Curator of 150th anniversary exhibition values Frances Hodgkins as a role model More >>

Children discover art and its healing potential

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 11:34 am | Mahara Gallery

In her new role as Mahara Gallery’s Education Support Coordinator, accomplished Paekakaariki artist Harriet Bright wants to help children discover the value of art as entertainment and celebration but also as a means of coping with tough times. More >>

Kāpiti art collection contributes to Hodgkins anniversary

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 5:18 pm | Mahara Gallery

Kāpiti art collection contributes to national Hodgkins anniversary celebration More >>

Art ‘enshrined’ in new exhibition at Mahara Gallery

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 10:53 am | Mahara Gallery

A fascination with the rituals and sculpture of American native peoples inspired Palmerston North artist Sue Artner’s interest in creating art in the form of shrines. More >>

Auction result thrills Mahara Gallery

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 1:43 pm | Mahara Gallery

Mahara Gallery’s collectables seeking new homes auction, held at the Gallery on Saturday 9 February, raised more than $33,000 towards the Gallery Redevelopment Project. More >>

Giants of NZ art boost Mahara Gallery auction prospects

Friday, 1 February 2019, 2:24 pm | Mahara Gallery

Late donations of works by two giants of New Zealand contemporary art are a major boost for Mahara Gallery’s exhibition and auction to raise money to provide a home for the nationally-significant Field Collection. More >>

Impressive Start to Fundraising for Mahara Gallery

Monday, 4 July 2011, 10:22 am | Mahara Gallery

Fundraising has got off to an impressive start with almost half a million already raised for the redevelopment of Mahara Gallery as Kāpiti’s regional public art gallery. More >>

NZ's greatest unrecognised photogapher of c20

Tuesday, 1 November 2005, 9:40 am | Mahara Gallery

SONGS OF INNOCENCE: Photographs of a New Zealand Childhood by John Pascoe Edited by Janet Bayly Pacific Press/Mahara Gallery …is being launched at the new Paraparaumu Public Library at 5pm on 5 November. The guest speaker is photography curator and ... More >>

Photography Exhibition A First For 93 Year Old

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 11:00 am | Mahara Gallery

93 year old engineer and Te Horo resident Geoffrey Wood appears to have had as good an eye for photography as his firm did for the engineering requirements of the Sydney Opera House. Stunning evidence of this can been seen in his first ever photography ... More >>