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Koorero Toi: Hiria Anderson – Toi is Rongoaa

26 Nov 2022
1pm to 2pm
Painter Hiria Anderson will discuss her artworks and give insight to her creative practice.
Event type: 
Art, Live event, Seminar/Public Lecture
Free but online registration required
Waikato Museum
1 Grantham Street, Hamilton


Artist Hiria Anderson will discuss her creative practice and her new series of paintings which feature in Waikato Museum's exhibition Toi is Rongoaa.

Working from her studio on Ootorohanga where her grandparents lived, Hiria captures the poeticism of the everyday and with it the interplay between tikanga Maaori and contemporary municipal life. Her tribal affiliations include Ngaati Maniapoto, Ngaati Apakura, Ngaati Rereahu.

Attendance is free for this artist talk but please register online as numbers are limited.

Open now at Waikato Museum, Toi is Rongoaa celebrates fourteen contemporary Maaori artists who believe in the importance of creative practice to their wellbeing. The invited artists have been supported by Creative New Zealand to make new work and share this essential kaupapa with our community.

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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

30 Sep 2022

For an inspirational experience, visit us on the banks of the Waikato River in the heart of Hamilton's cultural precinct. Our exhibitions and activities tell the stories of this region and include visual art, social history, tangata whenua and science.