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New Te Papa art treasures unpacked in Whangarei

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 2:09 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

More treasures from the national art collection will be unveiled at the Whangarei Art Museum over the coming year in the second season of Unpacked – Treasures from Te Papa. More >>

White Cube Black Box Project

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:29 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum is calling for submissions from curators, artists, designers, art researchers and interested groups to propose an exhibition showcasing local stories and our creative community. More >>

Resignation of Scott Pothan From Whangarei Art Museum

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:38 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

After nineteen years of service, the founding director of the Whangarei Art Museum, Scott Pothan, has today announced his resignation. Since it’s formation in 1996 WAM has become firmly established as one of the leading regional Art Museums in New ... More >>

Four Seasons: John Foster + Selected prints

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 9:57 am | Whangarei Art Museum

Visitors to the Whangarei Art Museum can explore the stunning works of the late Northland artist John Foster (1942 to 2003) together with selected prints from The Te Kowhai Print Trust. More >>

From the Matuku Trust Collection - Works by Billy Apple

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 9:55 am | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum presents an exhibition of privately owned works from the Matuku Trust collection by Billy Apple. More >>

From the Land of Morning Calm: Korean Artists in Aotearoa

Friday, 5 December 2014, 11:30 am | Whangarei Art Museum

From Land of the Morning Calm to the Land of the Long White Cloud exhibition at the Whangarei Art Museum showcases contemporary Korean artists in New Zealand, exploring the use of digital media, painting and sculpture by Hye Rim Lee, Joon-Hee Park , ... More >>

Whangarei Art Museum Public Programme

Friday, 3 October 2014, 3:16 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Visitors to the Whangarei Art Museum will soon be able to explore the stunning works of two leading New Zealand artists Ralph Hotere and Michael Parekowhai, brought together in Black Rainbow. More >>

Back to Black: the Landscape of Unease in Aotearoa

Monday, 15 September 2014, 1:01 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Curated by Scott Pothan to coincide with the touring exhibition Black Rainbow , Te Papa Tongarewa – Ralph HOTERE and Michael PAREKOWHAI More >>

A Symphony of Culture: Treasures from the Heart of Taiwan

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:17 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum will be hosting a major exhibition from Taichung City, showcasing the vibrant arts and cultural treasures from Taiwanese artists and indigenous communities. More >>

Hundertwasser Art Centre has funding to proceed

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 10:55 am | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum is excited to announce that a group of Whangarei and New Zealand citizens have underwritten the final $495,000 required for the refurbishment of the Whangarei Hundertwasser Art Centre. More >>

The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy

Monday, 31 March 2014, 11:48 am | Whangarei Art Museum

The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy, curated by leading art critic, curator, and poet Gregory O’Brien ONZM, showcasing the charmingly anarchic illustrations of this well-respected but little-known artist. More >>

Whangarei Art Museums Women's Refuge Fundraiser Fashion Show

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 1:34 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Fundraiser Runway show for the Whangarei Women's Refuges. Following two highly successful charity fashion shows in 2012 and 2013, the art museum will be working once again with designers, ... More >>

Huakina He taonga mai i Te Papa – Treasures from Te Papa

Monday, 10 March 2014, 5:02 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Edward Poynter’s painting Asterié (1904), a beautiful portrait made by one of the most successful Victorian artists of his day, will be the second art work to feature at the Whangarei Art Museum from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa ... More >>

The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy

Monday, 20 January 2014, 1:28 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum will be hosting the national touring exhibition The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy , curated by leading art critic, curator, and poet Gregory O’Brien ONZM, showcasing the charmingly anarchic illustrations of this ... More >>

Salon to Marae: first glimmerings of a Maori Modernism

Monday, 7 October 2013, 4:29 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Whangarei Art Museum has been immersed in an important ‘heritage rescue project’ over the past four years. This exhibition will document not only the remarkable story of these important works to our national history of art, but also their own journey ... More >>

Scott Pothan Director WAM; Farewell Dinner KF 2011

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 12:11 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Whangarei Art Museum Director - Only NZ Curator Invitee: the Korea Foundation 15th Workshop for Overseas Korean And Asian Art Curators. More >>

New collections partnership Whangarei Art Museum

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 4:25 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum Te Manawa Toi is pleased to confirm this month that Te Papa Chief Executive Michael Houlihan announced at WAM an exciting new collections partnership initiative to be piloted at the Whangarei Art Museum later this year. More >>

Brian Brake: Lens on the world

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 3:51 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

This exhibition has been drawing substantial crowds across Aotearoa/New Zealand as the acclaimed survey of Brian Brake’s life and work tours 7 selected art museums nationally. Whangarei and then Dunedin are the last two venues to host the full version ... More >>

WW1 Centenary Remembrance - Living Floral Carpets

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 3:38 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum is delighted to announce The Lottery World War One Commemorations Environment & Heritage Board have approved and application by the art museum to create five living floral commemorative carpets next year as part of official WW100 national ... More >>

2nd Annual Charity Whangarei Fashion Parade

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 5:30 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Following our very successful 2012 Charity Fashionista Runway Show – Project Promise-Project Runway – we are pleased to present the next Whangarei 2013 fashion-forward event: fashion extravaganza fundraising for Whangarei’s Women’s Refuge Houses: Tryphina ... More >>

   

 

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