Programme of Events

Please note: the following refers to our exhibition held in March 2018 and is retained on our website for historical interest only. When details have been finalised, information relating to our 2019 exhibition will be posted.

The Programme

WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH 5.30pm – OPENING NIGHT

  • Drinks & nibbles with music by Confetti, followed by the awards of prizes.
  • This is your first chance to view & purchase the works by our talented local artists.
  • The silent auction for Cranford Hospice starts.
  • Tickets $15 are available at the door.

THURSDAY 22 MARCH

  • Exhibition open 9am – 6pm – no charge.
  • The silent auction for Cranford Hospice continues.
    From 6pm  there will be a private function.

FRIDAY 23 MARCH

  • Exhibition open 9am – 6pm – no charge.
  • The silent auction for Cranford Hospice continues.
    From 6pm  there will be a private function.

SATURDAY 24 MARCH

  • Exhibition open 9am – 6pm – no charge.
  • The silent auction for Cranford Hospice continues.
  • 9.30am – Selector’s Talk with Helen Dynes.
  • 10.30am – The Workshop with Helen Dynes starts (bookings essential).

SUNDAY 25 MARCH

  • Exhibition open 9am – 6pm – no charge.
  • The silent auction for Cranford Hospice finishes at 6pm.

This is a non-profit event, funded mainly from sponsors and local grant providers.  Art Hawke’s Bay Inc is very appreciative of their generous support.

Information for Artists

Theme: Hawke’s Bay Captured.

Categories;  Land, Movement, Open, People, Structures, Things That Grow, Water.

Sculpture Prize: Best in category.

Schools Prize: Best in category.

Prizes

  • Cash prizes of $250 for best in each category. Prizes also for Best in Exhibition, Special Mystery prize, People’s Choice and Best of the Backroom.

Receiving day is Sunday 18 March, 1- 4pm at the Cheval Room, Hastings Racecourse.   

Scholarship

  • A scholarship with Helen Dynes for two artists will be held on Tuesday 20 March & Wednesday 21 March. 
    Closing date is Sunday 10 March.  

Workshop

  • An artists’ workshop with Helen Dynes will be held from 10.30am on Saturday 24 March.  Places are limited and there is a fee (to be prepaid).