Annual Report, 1996, Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust

Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust
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The 1996 Annual Report includes board members for 1995/96 as well as the officers of the Friends of the Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust and the Staff of: the Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust; the Hawke's Bay Museum, Napier; and the Hawke's Bay exhibition Centre. There are two copies of this issue.

Contents include:
Chairman's Report by Harry Lawson
Executive Director's Report by Mark Clayton
Income Source Analysis
The Faraday Centre
Century Cinema & Theatre
The Berry Library
Trust Collections
Museum Education Services
Exhibition Highlights at both Museum and Exhibition Centre
Key Activities at both Museum and Exhibition Centre
Volunteer Services
Financial Statements

Exhibition highlights include:
Nature Strikes Back: interactive exhibition on the powers of nature
The Collectors: the history of the McLean family and their collection gifted to the Museum in 1936
Desecrated Follower of Fashion: textiles from the collection examining social and cultural attitudes towards animals
Telecom Art Award
Fresh & Fruity: contemporary view of Spring by 6 artists and items from the collection
Hawke's Bay Review of Painting and Sculpture
Emerging into the Light: multi-media Exhibtion of 14 women artists from Auckland
Collective Inspiration: 15 Hawke's Bay artists re-interpret items from the collection
Woollaston 1931-1955: artwork by Sir Toss Wollaston
Deco-metric: Deco-inspired posters and prints 1920 - 1940
Between Two Islands: treasures from the Tomakomai City Museum
An Earthly Heaven: Japanese Woodcuts from the collection
Edwards & Co Hawke's Bay Craft Review
Edgar Mansfield - Bookbindings & Sculpture: bindings designed by Edgar Mansfield and crafted by James Brockman, from the National Library Gallery
Staff Choice: items from the private collections of staff
Magic Carpets: Rugs designed by top artists and made by Dilana Rugs of Christchurch
Moorcroft: hand-painted British ceramics
Netsuke: Japanese carved ivory toggles on loan from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Recent Paintings by Ping Wang: responses by a Chinese artist to the New Zealand landscape
Art on Holiday: artwork from the collection
A Gift from Guilin: childrens art gifted to Hastings from Guilin, China
Quilt Quest: Quilts from the patchwork and quilting symposium held in Nelson in 1995
Paintings by Robert McLeod: artwork by Robert McLeod
Cardinal Megafun with Computers: interactive computer playground
Classic Plastics: exhibition of plastic toured by the Otago Settler's Museum
From Foreign Eyes: European representation of Māori, 1830-1930, from the collection
Bob Marley: celebrating the legend that was Bob Marley
John Edgar - Cross Century: Stone sculpture by John Edgar
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