Arts Inc. Heretaunga

At the heart of the arts in Heretaunga.

Visit us at the Community Arts Centre,
106 Russell Street South, Hastings. 

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9.30am - 4.00pm; 
Saturday: 10.00am - 2.00pm

Welcome to Arts Inc. Heretaunga, home of the Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings Blossom Parade, Hawke's Bay Arts Festival, Summer in the Parks, and other loved events.

We work to promote and develop the arts in beautiful Heretaunga, Hastings - the heart of Hawke's Bay, ensuring that art in all its forms is accessible to everyone in the community, and that our artists are enabled and supported to thrive. 

Join us and discover what art means to you.


Meet Lyn, Director of the Blossom Parade

Lyn Mackie will be a familiar face to many, having been running the Hastings Blossom Parade for 25 years! 

The Parade was bigger and better than ever in 2023, thanks to everyone involved!

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How to Exhibit

The space in the Arts Centre can be rented (or hired) for exhibitions by Hawke's Bay artists. The exhibition areas are large, spacious and airy. The spaces available are the two sides downstairs, and two sides upstairs. Any, or all, of these spaces can be rented subject to availability and exhibitions are curated by the artists.

Most exhibitions are held in two week blocks.  

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