Te Rangi Haupapa - A woven history

Continuing in our upstairs gallery until 8 Mar 2020.

Open daily from 10am - 4.30pm.

Image: Nikau Hindin, Iwikuamo’o I, Backbone of the sky from the North celestialpole to the South, 2019

Content One

Kelcy Taratoa: Who am I? episode 001

A mid-career survey of work by leading contemporary artist Kelcy Taratoa (Ngai Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāti Raukawa).

On now until 1 March 2020

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Te Rangi Haupapa - A woven history

This exhibition approaches concepts around colonisation and the aftermath of the land wars in the Bay of Plenty, specifically through a Te Āo Māori lens.

On now until 8 March 2020

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Content Three

Matatoki: Mata ā Waka - Artist talk 

An opportunity to hear from artists of the Matatoki collective on their current exhibition.

2pm Saturday 22 Feb 2020

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Visitor Information

Visitor Content One

Holiday hours

We are open daily from 10.00am - 4.30pm.

The Tauranga Art Gallery will be closed Christmas & Boxing Day, New Year's Day, ANZAC Day.

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About Tauranga Art Gallery

TAG is the first public art gallery in the Western Bay of Plenty. Since opening in 2007, it has consistently delivered high quality exhibitions within its contemporary gallery space.

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For international visitors over 13 years, entry is $7 per person. Visitors 12 years and under are free.
New Zealand residents are free also, though donations are appreciated.



Shop Content One

Amanda Hurley - Mauao Pendant

We have a beautiful range of jewellery by local jeweller Amanda Hurley. All pieces are handmade by Amanda in her home studio in Whakatane. 

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Jess Johnson Silk Scarf

This digitally printed 100% silk scarf has been produced by Raw Artistry for the Foundation, to celebrate the Terminus exhibition at Tauranga Art Gallery. 

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Flox notebooks

Check out these great Christmas stocking fillers - a selection of three notebooks by New Zealand artist Flox.
$8 each.

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Didi Chapman Keep cups

Hand crafted ceramic keep cups, by Taupo artist Didi Chapman.

Dishwasher safe, these eco-friendly cups are a uniquely glazed ceramic.

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Education Content One

Art After 5: Metal Embossing

Mon 30 Mar 2020.
Explore drawing into soft metal to create your own embossed artworks in this workshop for adults. 
Refreshments (wine and cheese) are included.

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Education Content Two

TAG Art Studio for Children: Little Worlds

Sat 4 April 2020, 10am - 12pm
After exploring our exhibitions children will use a variety of materials to create their own little worlds.
$20 per child. Ages 6-9 years.

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Art Bus 

Each year over 9,500 local children travel on a free ArtBus to the Tauranga Art Gallery to experience a NZ curriculum art programme and create their own artwork. We need your help to keep this bus service free for schools.

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Annual Strategic Partners