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The Hocken Gallery hosts a dynamic series of exhibitions showcasing collections, artwork by Frances Hodgkins Fellows and travelling exhibits.

Current exhibitions

Hone Papita Raukura ‘Ralph’ Hotere [Te Aupōuri] (1931–2013 ) "Rain" banners

Monday–Saturday 10am–5pm, Hocken Foyer, all visitors welcome

Marilynn Webb [Ngāti Kahu, Te Roroa] (1937–2021) Aramoana Fossil series, 1980

Monday–Saturday 10am–5pm, Hocken Foyer (upper level), all visitors welcome

Pōkai Whenua, Pōkai Moana

Kapuka Taumahaka
Bridget Reweti (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi), Kāpukataumāhaka 1, 2021, stereoscopic C-Type on photorag, courtesy of the artist.

2020/2021 Frances Hodgkins Fellowship exhibition.

Monday 16 August – Saturday 30 October 2021

Pōkai Whenua, Pōkai Moana references the many names of a Tamatea, a principle ancestor within Takitimu whakapapa. This exhibition by Tauranga Moana artist Bridget Reweti, the 2021/22 Frances Hodgkins Fellow, situates lands and waters as the main protagonist. Employing lens and light based processes from large format and stereoscopic photography to digital moving image, the works focus on lands and waters as known, named and implicitly possessing long-held Māori narratives. An illustrated publication with several short essays will be produced as part of this project and will be the first major monograph about the artist.

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Past exhibitions

1 February - 13 June 2020
Sapphic Fragments
Saturday 15 August 2020 – Saturday 1 May 2021
Colin McCahon: A Constant Flow of Light
Saturday 29 May – Saturday 17 July 2021

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