Our new website is on its way, but it’s business as usual in the gallery! Check out our current exhibitions.

You can visit us at 201 Eastbourne Street East, Hastings. The gallery is beside the Library in Civic Square.

Entry is free, and the gallery is open from 10am until 4.30pm 7 days a week, except on Thursday, when we stay open until 6.30pm.

Contact us on (06) 8715095, or hastingsartgallery@hdc.govt.nz

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If you are an artist keen to exhibit at the gallery, please email us for a proposal pack.


Corrugations: The Art of Jeff Thomson

Now Showing

15 February 2014 - 21 April 2014

This exhibition examines three decades of work by Kiwi sculptor Jeff Thomson. Known as 'the iron man of Australasia', the artist's trademark style came to the fore in the early '80s when he crafted a series of mailboxes from roadside materials.

Corrugations: The Art of Jeff Thomsonis curated around the processes Thomson uses to make his sculptures, e.g. moulding, shaping, cutting and printing. A corrugated iron-clad Morris Minor, 'chooks', 3 metre high French knitting and corrugated bouquets of flowers are all part of this new exhibition.

Following the Blue Ribbon: Journeys on the River Li

Now Showing

1 February 2014 - 4 May 2014

This collection of painted screens, panels and drawings inspired by Gerda Leenards 2007 and 2008 trips down China’s River Li began in Guilin, sister city of Hastings.

The Wellington-based Dutch-born artist offers the viewer a deeply contemplative experience. Known for her atmospheric paintings, in particular of Fiordland, Leenards has long been influenced by both the drama of this country’s natural environment and the tradition of Dutch landscape painting.

Fiona Fox: Inscription of My Breath

Now Showing

22 February 2014 - 18 May 2014

Talented emerging artist Fiona Fox’s ethereal works represent an ‘unconscious language’ which is written in thread. Made of clay, thread and wire, Fiona says, “the sculptures are an act of notation through hieroglyphics that manifest a desire to be heard, not of the voice but of the unconscious other that resonates a collective pre-linguistic frequency.