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Matariki Festival Exhibition

Exhibition Profile
Matariki Festival Exhibition
Rose Gardens Water Street PO BOX 1024 Whangarei

Whangarei Art Museum, as part of the Matariki New Year celebrations, is honoured to present two significant concurrent exhibitions…

19th June – 6th August 2006

Te Hue Ipu

Tracing the history of Gourds as vessel and artwork; as taonga and contemporary practice, including the research of Theo Schoon and works loaned by the Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, Whangarei Museum and Heritage Park, Northland Society of Arts and collector Ron Sang, as well as contemporary works.

To compliment the Te Hue exhibition the Whangarei Art Museum presents:

The Living Face 1904 - 2004

One hundred years of Maori taonga and treasure from the Whangarei Art Museum Collection featuring C. F. Goldie, Maori Women, Harata Rewiri Tarapata, 1904 – Reuben Paterson, 3 glasses of knowledge, 2004.

Please join us for the Opening on Monday 19th June @5.30pm at the Whangarei Art Museum

Includes work by:
-Quinton Carrington
-Tony Fomison
-Rodney Fumpston
-Jacqueline Fraser
-Ralph Hotere
-Hemi McGregor
-Ross T. Smith
-Para Matchitt
-Colleen Urlich
-Lily White
-Frank Wright
-Theo Schoon
-Manos Nathan
-Garth Richardson
-G. Wooley

Schools to note: Education Kit Available.

The exhibition is will be available to view online at


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