The Horses Stayed Behind


Tue 25 Apr 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Wed 26 Apr 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Thu 27 Apr 2017, 10:00am–7:30pm
Fri 28 Apr 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 29 Apr 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, 326 Main St, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: temanawa09

Ten thousand New Zealand horses departed our shores to help our soldiers in WW1. Only a handful returned.

Artist Cat Auburn commemorates their service and sacrifice with a large installation featuring Victorian-style rosettes made from donated horse hair.

The exhibition is toured by Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui and was the winner of Best Exhibition Regional Art at the Service IQ 2016 New Zealand Museum Awards.

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