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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, established in 1970, is Aotearoa New Zealand’s premier contemporary art museum. The Govett-Brewster seeks to offer a responsive, accessible, relevant, dynamic and stimulating hub for an open exchange of ideas and engagements with the art and cultures of today - thus nurturing innovation, research, creativity and dialogue for people from all walks of life. The Gallery is recognised nationally and internationally for its global vision, its special commitment to art from the Pacific, and as home to the art and ideas of pioneering filmmaker and kinetic artist, Len Lye.

Collection Type
Art


Contact Details
Postal address iconPrivate Bag 2025, New Plymouth
Telephone number icon+64 6 759 6060
Web address iconhttp://www.govettbrewster.com
Email address icongovettinfo@govettbrewster.com


Visitor Information
Physical address iconQueen Street, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Hours of operation icon10am – 5pm daily. Closed Christmas day.
Charges iconFree


Facilities
Wheelchair accessCafeReference LibraryParkingShopFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic ProgrammesMembership Club
Lecture hall /Museum brochures / audio tours/



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John Stezaker: Lost World

This exhibition tours to Govett-Brewster from City Gallery Wellington. For John Stezaker, collage involves ‘a yearning for a lost world’. The British artist makes his collages from out-of-date images – ...

Region:New Plymouth
Dates: 23-Feb-2018, 24-Feb-2018, 25-Feb-2018, 26-Feb-2018, 27-Feb-2018, 28-Feb-2018 View more sessions

Big Bang Theory

Len Lye’s large ‘myth’ paintings. The definitive multimedia artist, Len Lye was a prolific painter throughout his career. Len Lye’s acclaimed kinetic sculpture and his stardom in the world of cinema are ...

Region:New Plymouth
Dates: 23-Feb-2018, 24-Feb-2018, 25-Feb-2018, 26-Feb-2018, 27-Feb-2018, 28-Feb-2018 View more sessions

Projection Series #9: Len Lye’s Jazz

Projection Series returns with its ninth installment. Len Lye carries the Projection Series into 2018 with an accent on the offbeat in Len Lye’s Jazz, a showcase of the filmmaker’s experimental films driven by ...

Region:New Plymouth
Dates: 23-Feb-2018, 24-Feb-2018, 25-Feb-2018, 26-Feb-2018, 27-Feb-2018, 28-Feb-2018 View more sessions

Len Lye: Blade

A long-time favourite returns to the Govett-Brewster in early 2018 in Len Lye’s Blade. A seminal work in Lye’s career, Blade is a fan-favourite and has been a highlight of the Gallery’s programme since Lye’s ...

Region:New Plymouth
Dates: 23-Feb-2018, 24-Feb-2018, 25-Feb-2018, 26-Feb-2018, 27-Feb-2018, 28-Feb-2018 View more sessions

Govett-Brewster Seniors

Talks for older people keen for a regular dose of art and culture. Join us for free-flowing conversations and experiences of contemporary art inside the current exhibitions. No knowledge of art is needed! Second ...

Region:New Plymouth
Dates: 08-Mar-2018