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Whangarei Art Museum Te Manawa Toi

The Art Museum opened in June 1996 in an historic Arts and Crafts building in beautiful Cafler Park adjacent to the cultural amenities of Forum North Theatre and the Conservatory and Fernery. In September 2011 the art museum moved to their new premisies at Te manawa _ The hub the beautiful Towm basin Dent St.m, Whangarei and our name changed to Whanagrei Art museum Te Manawa Toi.

The Whangarei art Museum is the public gallery of the Whangarei city and district and custodian of the extensive city historic, modern and contempoary art collection and also includes rare historic paintings from the Arboretum collection and also holds the Te Waka - Drummond photographic collection.

The Museum is also the venue for national touring exhibitions and internally curated exhibitions and public programmes and changes exhibition every 8 weeks approximetly.

Collection Type
Art


Contact Details
Postal address iconP O Box 1024, Whangarei 0140
Telephone number icon64-9-430 4240
Web address iconhttp://www.whangareiartmuseum.co.nz
Email address iconwhangareiartmuseum@wdc.govt.nz
Staff iconDirector: Scott Pothan. Staff: Maree A Saunders BFA Steve Biggins BAA Jo Makara.


Visitor Information
Physical address iconTe Manawa - The Hub, Town Basin, Dent St.,Whangarei., New Zealand
Hours of operation iconMonday to Sunday 10am-4.00pm Closed Christmas Day Boxing Day and Good Friday
Charges iconKoha - Gold Coin


Facilities
Wheelchair accessReference LibraryParkingFunction SpacePublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets



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Jill Sorensen: Significant Others

Jill Sorensen’s playful installation Significant Others invites her audience to view close up the many and varied significant others in her life. In general usage the term ‘significant other’ refers to an ...

Region:Whangarei
Dates: 17-Oct-2017, 18-Oct-2017, 19-Oct-2017, 20-Oct-2017, 21-Oct-2017, 22-Oct-2017 View more sessions

Yuki Kihara: A Study of a Samoan Savage

The new series, A Study of a Samoan Savage, is comprised of two broad themes – the histories of motion photography and anthropometry - explored together. Presented in film noir cinematographic spirit, this ...

Region:Whangarei
Dates: 17-Oct-2017, 18-Oct-2017, 19-Oct-2017, 20-Oct-2017, 21-Oct-2017, 22-Oct-2017 View more sessions

Habitat for Humanity The Power of Shelter Art Exhibition

No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent place to live. We deserve to feel strength and stability day after day. We deserve to know we have the power to take care of ourselves and build ...

Region:Whangarei
Dates: 17-Oct-2017, 18-Oct-2017, 19-Oct-2017, 20-Oct-2017, 21-Oct-2017, 22-Oct-2017 View more sessions

Habitat for Humanity The Power of Shelter Art Auction

No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent place to live. We deserve to feel strength and stability day after day. We deserve to know we have the power to take care of ourselves and build ...

Region:Whangarei
Dates: 30-Oct-2017