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$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 >>

Waikato Museum Exceeds Visitor Targets

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 9:16 am | Waikato Museum

Waikato Museum attracted 11,363 visitors in January 2016, exceeding its visitor target by 42 per cent and January 2015 figures by 34 per cent. More >>

Country Calendar to Celebrate 50 Years on Air

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 12:57 pm | Waikato Museum

Hyundai Country Calendar has chosen Waikato Museum as the venue for an exhibition to celebrate 50 years on air next year. Country Calendar: 50 Golden Years will open from 11 June – 28 September 2016. More >>

Waikato Museum Secures Major Da Vinci Show

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 5:30 pm | Waikato Museum

The major touring exhibition Da Vinci Mechanics will open from 27 February - 29 May 2016 at Waikato Museum. More >>

Waikato Museum Sole Northern Venue for Hotere Culbert

Friday, 5 September 2014, 11:50 am | Waikato Museum

Waikato Museum will be the only North Island venue to show HOTERE CULBERT , an exhibition featuring collaborative works from two of New Zealand’s greatest artists from 22 November to 1 March 2015. More >>

Opportunity for Artists to Exhibit in Hamilton Gallery

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:13 pm | Waikato Museum

Submissions are invited from New Zealand-based artists and arts groups interested in holding an exhibition of their work at ArtsPost Galleries & Shop in Hamilton. More >>

Treasures From Te Papa Unpacked at Waikato Museum

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 9:41 am | Waikato Museum

The Blowing up of the Boyd Waikato Museum has partnered with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in a recent initiative; Unpacked: Treasures from Te Papa, where selected masterpieces are loaned to display for three months. The first work to go ... More >>

Te Awamutu artists win Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:36 pm | Waikato Museum

A hinaki made of rusty No.8 wire and flax has won the major prize in the 2014 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award. Artists Dagmar and Nick Elliott took out the $8,000 prize for their entry Rustic Hinaki at the awards ceremony sponsored by Fieldays ... More >>

National Art Award encourages artists to get wired

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 4:08 pm | Waikato Museum

Entries for the Fieldays No. 8 Wire National Art Award is now open and with a cash first prize double that of last year, organisers are looking forward to the ingenious and unique exhibits that the awards are known to attract. More >>



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