october, 2021

01oct9:00 am14(oct 14)5:30 pmYear of the Mask Exhibition @ Tūpara Gallery

Event Details

TŪPARA Gallery will host an exhibition of paintings by Walter (Bub) Dewes (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) – from his collection named, Year Of The Mask. Dewes says he loves to paint abstract faces/masks, which represent feelings, tipuna and whānau, hidden in these are different symbols like birds, kowhaiwhai, feathers, leaves, all sorts of elements — which all have meaning.
Join us at TŪPARA Gallery for the opening, artist talks and live painting events with Walter Dewes and Nick Tupara.
Gallery hours: Monday – Friday from 9am to 2pm
Scheduled events: 
– Opening Night: Friday 1 Oct, from 5.30pm – 7.00pm,
– Artist talks and Live painting: October 9, 10, 16, and 17 from 5:30-7:00pm.
Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival is proud to include TŪPARA Gallery in our 2021 Programme. 



1 (Friday) 9:00 am - 14 (Thursday) 5:30 pm


Tūpara Gallery

66 Gladstone Rd, Gisborne


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