Two Sisters: Lasting Legacies of Ruth Nelson & Gwen Malden


Tue 27 Jun 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Wed 28 Jun 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Thu 29 Jun 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Fri 30 Jun 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 1 Jul 2017, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: MTG Hawke's Bay, 1 Tennyson St, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adults: $10.00
  • Students/Seniors/CS Cardholders: $7.50
  • Children Under 15 Free: $0.00
  • MTG Friends Free: $0.00
  • Door Sales Only


Listed by: MTG Hawke's Bay

The story of two visionary sisters, whose dedication, generosity and lifelong love of art has left a lasting impression on the Hawke’s Bay region.

Their purchase of Kereru Station in 1946 enabled them to establish and support a range of local causes and organisations, and the charitable trusts they created continue their legacy of giving. Creative from childhood, this exhibition features carvings by Ruth Nelson and paintings by Gwen Malden (née Nelson), along with photographs and stories of their extraordinary lives and achievements.

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