Friday January 25 2013
OLD DOORS PROVIDE NEW WELCOME
The reinstatement of the original Louis Hay doors in Herschell Street signifies an important milestone in the redevelopment of the Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery (HBMAG).
Thursday November 1 2012
MTG HAWKE'S BAY - A NEW NAME FOR A NEW LOCATION
When the new museum and art gallery building on Tennyson Street opens next year it will have a new name - MTG Hawke's Bay. HBMAG Director Douglas Lloyd Jenkins says the name change reflects a desire to create a brand that takes the building and what it represents into the future.
Tuesday January 24 2012
We're moving on up HBMAG's new wing reaches ground level
Wednesday 25 January will mark a key milestone for the Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery redevelopment project. The new wing has reached ground level and the concrete floor will be poured. From now on, all eyes will be able to see the building as it grows week by week, establishing its position as the new centre of arts and heritage in Napier’s cultural precinct.
Wednesday June 22 2011
Work begins on Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery Redevelopment Project
Work has begun at the Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery (HBMAG) site today with the demolition of the former Lilliput and old planetarium building. The demolition of this building is in preparation for construction of the HBMAG's new wing and main entrance, located on Tennyson Street between Marine Parade and Herschell Street.
Thursday June 9 2011
Hawke's Bay Construction Company Secures Museum Redevelopment Contract
The redevelopment of Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery (HBMAG) is an important step closer today, with the announcement by Napier City Council that Hawke's Bay company Gemco Construction Ltd has been awarded the contract for the Museum's $18 million redevelopment project.
Wednesday December 22 2010
Innovative digital twist for Museum & Art Gallery Fundraising
Traditional 'bricks and mortar’ mechanisms for recording donations from the community will be replaced by cuttingedge new technology in the redevelopment of the Hawke’s Bay Museum and Art Gallery...
Thursday July 29 2010
$6 million Government Grant
Mayor of Napier Barbara Arnott is thrilled with the government’s announcement that it will provide the Council with $6 million to redevelop the Hawke’s Bay Museum & Art Gallery...
Thursday July 29 2010
Dobson Trust Supports Hawke’s Bay Museum & Art Gallery
The collection of the Hawke’s Bay Cultural Trust is dear to the heart of many people in and connected to Hawke’s Bay...
Friday July 23 2010
Environment and Heritage grant
$500,000 to Restore Historic Buildings as part of HBMAG Redevelopment...
Friday August 7 2009
View a 7 minute video covering the development prosposal.
"Light, modern, iconic space" on the horizon for new Museum
Napier City Council is today launching an initiative to redevelop the Hawke's Bay Museum and Art Gallery.
The $17million project will be funded through local and central government, as well as through contributions from the community including individuals, families and businesses.