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Talk + Walk Swap


Art talks and walks with a twist. MTG Hawke’s Bay and Hastings City Art Gallery have joined forces to present a unique series of art talks and walks during the Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival. All talks + walks are FREE to attend.

HASTINGS Talk + Walk

Saturday 8 October

11am - Floor Talk INDEX: Martin Poppelwell with Tryphena Cracknell

Tryphena will give a floor talk on the exhibition INDEX by Martin Poppelwell at Hastings City Art Gallery, a show that takes an idiosyncratic look at the alphabet and acknowledges the complex relationship between Te Reo and New Zealand English.

Tryphena Cracknell is Curator Taonga Māori at MTG Hawke’s Bay.

12pm - Hastings Public Art Walking Tour with Toni MacKinnon

Hastings City Art Gallery’s Director will lead you through a fascinating take on the much loved public art of Hastings. Meet at the entrance to Hastings City Art Gallery.

NAPIER Talk + Walk

Saturday 15 October

11am, Floor talk Petrus van der Velden: Art of Two Halves with Martin Poppelwell

Martin will give a floor talk at MTG Hawke’s Bay on the exhibition Petrus van der Velden: Art of Two Halves, developed and toured by Te Papa. Martin Poppelwell is a Hawke’s Bay artist who is currently exhibiting at Hastings City Art Gallery.

12pm, Napier Public Art Walking Tour with Jessica Mio

MTG Hawke’s Bay’s Art Curator will lead a walking tour of public sculptures, murals, and the less conspicuous artworks around central Napier. Meet at the entrance to MTG.


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