Temporary Exhibitions

As well as permanent displays featuring the John Money and Ralph Hotere Collections, the Eastern Southland Gallery has two temporary exhibition spaces offering a changing programme of solo, group and touring exhibitions by national and international artists.

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TONY FOMISON

E ngaro ana i te Pouri - Lost in the Dark

5 March - 30 May 2021

We are very grateful to Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand for the opportunity to present an exhibition of works by Tony Fomison. Having their genesis in the late 1960’s and spanning the early-to-mid 1970’s, these carefully selected paintings represent not only a troubled time in the artist’s life but also an exploration of what it means to be an outsider ...

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JOHANNA ELIZABETH QIAO TONG
Movement, Stillness, Silence 

5 March - 30 May 2021

The paintings and drawings of Movement, Stillness, Silence, survey the evolution of an important Southland painter. Johanna Elizabeth Qiao Tong was born (1983) in Gore ...

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ELIZABETH THOMSON
Cellular Memory 

4 June - 1 August 2021

For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist
Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such as botany, micro-biology, oceanography and mathematics. With images and concepts from those fields as her starting point, Thomson’s works take flight ...