Hastings is one of the biggest urban areas in the Hawke’s Bay. It is situated on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand. There are many fun and exciting experiences to be had. One of the places that really should not be left out of your places to visit is the Hastings Art Gallery. This gallery is more than just a place which houses art, it is known for it’s impressive exhibitions.

Hastings Art Galley is the best place in the area to see all the new and emerging artists. They also are very welcoming to new artists and if you wish to participate in an upcoming exhibition, you will need to have your work examined by a panel. If the panel and experts approve of your work, then you may just be fortunate enough to display your work in an exhibition. There are always fascinating art collections on view and never before-seen pieces, which is one of the main attractions of the Hastings Art Gallery.

If you are looking for a place to take your children, to teach them about art, culture and history then look no further. The exhibitions and galleries are very visually appealing and it is the perfect venue for children to go to, to see their very first art exhibition. Who knows its could potentially spark an interest in art for them. Many famous artists discovered their love for art while looking at work from other artists. Not only should you expect to see local art work but also impressive international art work.

There is even a very cute little gallery shop where sells all sorts of presents and gifts. Expect to find unique pieces, jewellery and objects from both national and local artisans. Treat yourself or someone that you love to a special souvenir.