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Kerrie Hughes & Wairarapa Archive -Exhibition, Public Talks


Sat 24 Aug 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 25 Aug 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Mon 26 Aug 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Tue 27 Aug 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm
Wed 28 Aug 2019, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, 12 Bruce St, Masterton, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Aratoi

Kerrie Hughes - Saga, 40 Mile Bush
Kerrie Hughes’ paintings draw from her background in fashion design and reflect a visual saga of her ancestors, who came to NZ from “Old World Zealand” in Denmark to settle the 40 Mile Bush. The large paintings on hessian are influenced by Verdure Tapestries.

Settled By the Land - Scandinavian Settlement In the Wairarapa
A supporting exhibition with 19th century photographs, large two-handed saws, and other historical materials from the Wairarapa Archive and the Aratoi collection.

All invited:
Opening: Friday, 5 July, 5:30pm, Guest speaker Judith Fyfe
Public talk: Saturday, 6 July, 11am, with Kerrie Hughes, Gareth Winter and Paul Diamond, Curator Māori, Alexander Turnbull Library
Exhibition continues until 9th October - open daily 10am - 4pm.

Free entry - donations welcomed.

Artwork pictured (detail): Kerrie Hughes, Utangard, 40 Mile Bush 2019), acrylic on canvas, Courtesy of the artist and Bowen Galleries.

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