Pasifika Styles was an exhibition and festival celebrating contemporary art work inspired by Maori and Pacific Island culture and historic collections.
Showcasing selected works from New Zealand’s top contemporary and emerging artists, the exhibition was presented in the Museum’s galleries alongside an unparalleled collection of historic Oceanic art.
The exhibition was open from 5 May 2006 until 23 February 2008.
The Pasifika Styles Festival of Performing Arts took place in May-June 2007.
For more information, including interviews with the artists, see the Pasifika Styles exhibition website.
A book about the making of the exhibition, Pasifika Styles: Artists inside the Museum (2008) is available to order from the Museum or by contacting Gazelle Books.