Depicting Nineteenth Century emigration to Nelson, landforms unique to the top of the South Island, regional industries, and our bicultural history, Milk and Honey spans over two hundred years of New Zealand artworks and offers a glimpse of the creative endeavours this distinctive area has inspired.
Revealing the ways in which our understanding of the world is imagined and constructed this exhibition features work by emerging and leading contemporary New Zealand artists.
Highlighting the gallery's impressive collection of Mervyn William's works From Afar brings together artworks from The Suter's collection that play with illusion, materials and isolation.
A major solo exhibition of Nelson born sculptor Andrew Drummond in which reworked artworks will sit alongside new large scale pieces that explore our senses and environment.
Exploring portraiture and gender in The Suter collection Behold exposes the coded visual language used by artists when creating figurative art.
The result of months spent engaging with the eccentricities of The Suter collection Josephine Cachemaille’s Us, Us, Us animates that which is so often hidden.
The artists in Exodus are performing an ‘exodus’ or departure from the Nationalist and Regionalist modes of creation. Their work confronts the viewer with anxious, disturbing, fascinating and hypnotic insights into our world.
Promised Land exposes an artistic whakapapa (genealogy) of art in Nelson. Acting as a window to some of Nelson’s most significant artists and artworks Promised Land highlights the effects of British art, achievements of expatriates, and generational connections, as central to the development of art in the region