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Waikato Museum hosts art crime exposé

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 10:35 am | Waikato Museum

Curator and art historian Penelope Jackson compares a copy of Floral Still Life , by Adele Younghusband, with the original at Waikato Museum. More >>

Fashion weekend at Waikato Museum

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 2:29 pm | Waikato Museum

Hamiltonians who have been hoarding items of clothing from bygone eras could have their old favourites officially become part of New Zealand’s fashion history. More >>

Art award winner epitomises contemporary

Friday, 3 August 2018, 8:10 pm | Waikato Museum

The winning work from the 2018 National Contemporary Art Award is the epitome of contemporary, featuring a structure and appearance that will continue to change with time, along with its meaning. More >>

Familiar names in National Contemporary Art Award finalist

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 5:18 pm | Waikato Museum

New and familiar names make up the 32 artists whose works have been selected as finalists in the 2018 National Contemporary Art Award. More >>

Fieldays art award has nationwide representation

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 4:56 pm | Waikato Museum

Fieldays art award has nationwide representation 26 April 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Artists from as far afield as Kaukapakapa north of Auckland and the deep south make up the finalists of the 2018 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award. More >>

‘Honour’ to be judging 2018 National Contemporary Art Award

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 2:27 pm | Waikato Museum

Judging the 2018 National Contemporary Art Award at Waikato Museum will double as a homecoming of sorts for Pātaka Art Gallery and Museum Director Reuben Friend. More >>

What’s on Waikato Museum?

Monday, 28 August 2017, 1:30 pm | Waikato Museum

To mark Waikato Museum's 30 years on Grantham Street, a series of exhibitions and events will celebrate the highlights of the three decades of operation, the diversity of our collection, and our role in the community. More >>

The Meaning of Ethics wins National Contemporary Art Award

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 11:45 am | Waikato Museum

Media release Style, technique and concept wins National Contemporary Art Award 28 July 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More >>

$23,000 prize pool for National Contemporary Art Award

Monday, 6 March 2017, 4:33 pm | Waikato Museum

A total prize pool of $23,000 is up for grabs in the 2017 National Contemporary Art Award managed by Waikato Museum. More >>

What's on: Waitangi Day through the lens

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 5:02 pm | Waikato Museum

Disenchanted Prophets provides an alternative visual documentation of Waitangi protests. This landmark exhibition brings together images by some of New Zealand’s leading photographers, both Maaori and Paakeha. Each photographer has maintained a commitment ... More >>

Two new exhibitions opening at ArtsPost

Friday, 11 November 2016, 4:45 pm | Waikato Museum

A Fine Line features four contemporary Waikato women artists who are each making their mark on the national and international art world - Helen Dowling, Priscilla McIntosh, Sarah Mitchell Munro, and Chelsea Peppercorn. Jointly, their works juxtapose ... More >>

Artist Melvin Day gifts collection to Hamilton city

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 4:48 pm | Waikato Museum

Prominent New Zealand artist, the late Melvin “Pat” Day has bequeathed 60 paintings to Waikato Museum as a lasting legacy to Hamilton, the city of his birth. More >>

Art crime, fraudsters and fakes revealed in new exhibition

Friday, 9 September 2016, 2:24 pm | Waikato Museum

Curator and art historian Penelope Jackson compares a copy of Floral Still Life, by Adele Younghusband with the original at Waikato Museum. More >>

National Contemporary Art Award winner

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:02 pm | Waikato Museum

Media release National Contemporary Art Award winner brings the personal into politics 2 September 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A multi-layered artwork referencing the traditional and using digital technology by Auckland artist Sorawit Songsataya has won the National ... More >>

Waikato Museum Wins Tourism Award

Friday, 29 July 2016, 9:43 am | Waikato Museum

Waikato Museum has won the Tourism Award at the annual Hamilton Central Business Awards in Hamilton last night. More >>

Finalists Announced For Fieldays No.8 Wire National Award

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:35 am | Waikato Museum

Twenty-five sculptural works crafted by artists from throughout New Zealand have been selected as finalists in the Fieldays® No.8 Wire National Art Award, partnered by Waikato Museum. More >>

Waikato Museum Wins National Award

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:08 pm | Waikato Museum

An exhibition celebrating the art and legacy of Maaori weaving won Best Exhibition - Regional Taonga Māori at the Museums Aotearoa awards last night for Waikato Museum. More >>

New Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Modern Maaori Astronomy

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 4:58 pm | Waikato Museum

A new exhibition at Waikato Museum will shine a spotlight on modern Maaori astronomy and promote a better understanding of the history and meaning of Matariki. More >>

National Art Award Offers $20,000 First Prize

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 10:12 am | Waikato Museum

Entry is now open to the 2016 National Contemporary Art Award to be judged by celebrated international artist and curator Misal Adnan Yildiz and managed by Waikato Museum. More >>

Fieldays® art award celebrates innovation

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 3:08 pm | Waikato Museum

Entry to the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award is now open. The award, hosted by Waikato Museum, culminates in a public exhibition to coincide with the Fieldays event in June at Hamilton’s ArtsPost. More >>

 

 

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