The gallery presents an annual programme of fun and engaging events for visitors of all ages to connect with art. These are based on the exhibitions programme and include workshops, performances, school holiday activities and talks.

HCAG - September exhibit - Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, 20 September 2017. Photo by John Cowpland / alphapix

We have a great range of both local and nationally made art, books, jewellery and other items for sale in our shop Te Toa. Regularly changing, pop on in and see what’s new for that special gift, or treat yourself.


We offer education programmes to suit all students from Year 1 to 13. Learning activities will be adapted to meet the needs of each year level and the relevant curriculum/NCEA objectives. We also develop curriculum-linked resources for…

Lost World, Gregor Kregar

Hastings City Art Gallery accepts individual and collaborative exhibition proposals to be included in the Foyer and Alcove Galleries. Our aim is to select work that engages, enriches and inspires, connecting with our people, place and identity.