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Pātaka set to beat to the sound of Hawaiian Hula dancing

Friday, 15 February 2019, 1:56 pm | Pataka

NEWS RELEASE February 15 2019 Pātaka set to beat to the sound of Hawaiian Hula dancing Porirua will come alive with the sights, sounds and rhythms of the Pacific next weekend, when a traditional Hawaiian dance group strut their stuff at Pātaka ... More >>

Pātaka scraps fees for school art classes

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 10:11 am | Pataka

Making sure every Porirua school student has access to the arts is the drive behind a new initiative from Pātaka Art + Museum. More >>

Wonderful wahine celebrated through modern art

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 11:14 am | Pataka

A celebration of the contribution prominent women have made to Porirua during the last two centuries is the focus of a new exhibition coming to Pātaka. More >>

Pātaka last stop for expressionist’s two-year exhibition

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 9:48 am | Pataka

A collection of 40 expressionist paintings capturing the romantic tradition of one man's battle with mother-nature are coming to Porirua's Pātaka Art Gallery and Museum. More >>

Shannon Novak improvised musical performance

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:59 pm | Pataka

1pm, Saturday 24 February, The Atrium, Pātaka Art + Museum For the last month the full height windows of Pātaka’s atrium have become a multi-colored lantern of interconnected geometric forms. Created by award-winning New Zealand artist Shannon ... More >>

Harbour the hero of Pātaka’s new children’s gallery

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 3:00 pm | Pataka

The new interactive children’s gallery Our Harbour - Te Awarua-o-Porirua steps into the story of life around Te Awarua-o-Porirua harbour. The exhibition, which opens on Saturday 18 November, will be blessed by Ngāti Toa in a ceremony the day ... More >>

Dark Horizons - An art exhibition

Friday, 14 July 2017, 2:49 pm | Pataka

DARK HORIZONS Fear of an Imagined Threat An art exhibition by leading Muslim-Australian artists Abdul Abdullah, Abdul-Rahman Abdullah and Khaled Sabsabi More >>

Pātaka Storage Upgrade Creates Unique Exhibition

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:42 am | Pataka

Nearly all of Pātaka’s 25,000 objects are on display in two exhibitions while its storage facilities are being upgraded. More >>

Roger Mortimer to exhibit at Pātaka

Friday, 20 January 2017, 12:31 pm | Pataka

Roger Mortimer’s exhibition Dilemma Hill is set to open at Pātaka Art + Museum on 26 February as part of Pātaka’s stunning new seasonal line-up. More >>

Imagine Asia exhibition to share new artistic perspectives

Monday, 9 February 2015, 3:22 pm | Pataka

From bold colours in Bangalore to deep snow in Sapporo – a new exhibition in Porirua conveys the fresh perspectives experienced by New Zealand artists visiting Asia. More >>

Last Chance to See Peter Madden's Work at Pataka

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 2:45 pm | Pataka

Roger Mortimer Otago Harbour 2014, acrylic on canvas. Peter Madden Coming from all the places you have never been Until Sunday 30 Nov 2014 More >>

Exhibitions opening

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 12:24 pm | Pataka

Karl Maughan’s exhibition A Clear Day opens at Pataka Art + Museum on Sunday 28 September. His monumental, vibrant paintings of gardens in full flower are the perfect antidote to any post-election blues. Karl Maughan, returned to Auckland from an extended ... More >>

Curator’s talk this weekend

Friday, 7 March 2014, 12:43 pm | Pataka

Please join us this Sunday to hear Te Papa curators Sarah Farrar and Megan Tamati-Quennell talk about our current show Meridian Lines/Nga Ahapau: More >>

The latest intelligence from Pataka

Wednesday, 28 August 2013, 11:49 am | Pataka

Come and participate in these two exciting events coming up soon at Pataka in association with our Refugee exhibition: More >>

PATAKA Events for February

Thursday, 13 January 2011, 10:49 am | Pataka

Join Ashley Ramsden and Sue Hollingsworth from the International School of Storytelling (Emerson, UK) for a storytelling experience in the Pataka courtyard. Taking the theme of the Elements Festival this year the storytelling will explore the idea of water. ... More >>

I see Red

Wednesday, 8 April 2009, 2:48 pm | Pataka

Shaped for younger audiences and the young at heart, visitors to Pataka will be invited to respond to the I See Red exhibition artworks in new ways. This includes looking at them through red glasses and discovering the fascinating tales behind the production ... More >>

'I See Red' and RedArt day for children

Monday, 16 March 2009, 1:50 pm | Pataka

I See Red, the first of our Autumn Season Exhibitions and RedArt day for children and Pataka's younger audiences More >>

Lace and textile lovers, don't miss this weekend

Thursday, 3 July 2008, 10:58 am | Pataka

'It's a Textiles World After All' weekend * Friday gallery talk with Anne Glennie from the Woolshed Potters exhibition * The Winter Series Music Concerts More >>

This weekend's events at Pataka

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 1:08 pm | Pataka

The Migrating Kitchen Saturday Demonstrations * Gallery Talk. THE ITINERANT ARTIST, Revisiting the Paintings of William George Baker. More >>

Painting for Joy: Japanese Paintings from the 90s

Friday, 23 February 2007, 10:38 am | Pataka

Painting for Joy: New Japanese Painting in the 1990s is a worldwide touring exhibition organised by the Japan Foundation, featuring the paintings of nine contemporary Japanese artists who have contributed to the critical revision of painting in Japan. More >>