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New Acquisition For Art Museum

Sunday, 29 November 2009, 2:20 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum is delighted to announce an important new acquisition to the museum’s modernist maori art collection. Based around the experimental Northern Maori Project by the Department of Education in the 1950’s and focussing on maori ... More >>

Exiles – Rudolf Boelee

Sunday, 15 November 2009, 12:21 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Timed to coincide with 3 other concurrently themed exile exhibitions: - Ey! Iran developed by the Gold Coast City Art Gallery and Bah’ai Martyrs of Iran – Shahriar Asdollah-zadeh and Duality of Exile – Fred Uhlman in Captivity curated by Scott ... More >>

Whangarei Art Museum: JOHN IOANE

Friday, 31 July 2009, 4:23 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Exhibition Title: John Ioane – Journeyman Artist and the Pacific Paradox A 25 Year Selective Survey Exhibition Curator : Scott Pothan New Work title: Plump Polyennium a new installation commissioned with funding from Creative New Zealand Pacific Arts ... More >>

EDITIONS – a history of New Zealand printmaking

Thursday, 11 June 2009, 2:32 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

To be opened by Her Excellency Annelies Boogaerdt Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands 5.30pm Monday 29 June 2009 More >>

International Museums Week: New Acquisition

Wednesday, 20 May 2009, 12:21 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Purchased last week from Webb's Auctions this large and magnificent painting is now secured for the public collection and joins two large companion works of the Whangarei Heads and harbour in the museum collection. The art museum now owns the largest holdings ... More >>

International Museums Day 18 May 2009

Thursday, 14 May 2009, 1:24 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

"As museums across the globe from their international headquarters of ICOM (International Council of Museums) at UNESCO in Paris to Te Papa in Wellington, Whangarei too celebrates a special day. More >>

Te Papa Sends Rembrandts On The Road

Friday, 1 May 2009, 1:36 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Rembrandt - The Experimental Etcher showcases twenty etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669) from the collection of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. The exhibition will show at Whangarei Art Gallery Te Wharetaonga o Whangarei from late ... More >>

Book Signing - Makereti: Taking Māori to the World

Wednesday, 28 May 2008, 4:14 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

A National Library Gallery Touring Exhibition from the Collections of Alexander Turnbull Library based on Paul Diamond’s recently published biography of ‘Makereti’ or ‘Guide Maggie’ as she was also known. More >>

Subjects to Hand - Joanna Margaret Paul Drawing

Thursday, 20 March 2008, 12:37 am | Whangarei Art Museum

This exhibition presents a selection of more than 70 exquisite drawings and short films by the late Joanna Margaret Paul. Over nearly four decades, using the simplest of drawing materials and looking no further than her physical surroundings, Paul ... More >>

The Hand as Subject - imagery of the hand

Monday, 17 March 2008, 12:35 am | Whangarei Art Museum

Beran Ellis Jenkinson Jesson Lane Peryer Robinson Smith Stringer Swan Trusttum Twiss In association with Mark Hutchins Gallery Wellington James Wallace Trust Auckland, Ferner Gallery Auckland, the artists and works from the Whangarei Art Museum Collection More >>

One Point One Exhibition: Entwined

Thursday, 28 February 2008, 5:25 pm | Whangarei Art Museum


Multimedia exhibition In Whangerie

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 10:14 am | Whangarei Art Museum

Often artists working as art tutors are only known for the work that they create inside the institution where they teach. For this exhibition Maree Saunders, curator, invited the tutors of North Tec to exhibit work from the various contexts that underpin ... More >>

E-North Exhibition: Tears for Tane’s Children

Wednesday, 5 September 2007, 2:10 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

E-North’s Kauri Festival exhibition “Tears for Tane’s Children” features artworks that record the demise of the New Zealand indigenous forest through the depiction of the New Zealand landscape and the advancement of the civilised world ... More >>

Museum Director To Korean Curators Conference

Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 11:16 am | Whangarei Art Museum

Whangarei Art Museum director Scott Pothan has been invited as the New Zealand representative at the Curators Conference on Contemporary Korean Art Seoul by the Korea Foundation, which supports around 20 curators from the major museums throughout the world to ... More >>

The Chemistry of Three – New Artist Installation

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 4:47 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

PAUL CULLEN – The Hall of Birds HAMISH PALMER – Moss & Moss NIKI HASTINGS McFALL – The Forest (Vao) More >>

The Chemistry of Three

Wednesday, 25 July 2007, 1:45 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The three artists taking part in this exhibition separately and as a group combine their intellects to give us a different view of the commonplace with acute, quirky, intellectual observation of objects we take for granted in our everyday lives. More >>

Primary Referents at Outreach Gallery

Friday, 29 June 2007, 2:44 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

Primary Referents 9th July – 10th August 2007. An exhibition exploring the base areas of inquiry in the art of the participating artists More >>

Make Rocks Sing -- book launch

Sunday, 17 June 2007, 9:25 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

The Whangarei Art Museum presents the publication Make Rocks Sing, stunning photographic images by Kim Cohen, Midori Matsumura and text by Scott Pothan. 5.30pm Monday 18th June at Whangarei Art Museum. More >>

“Through Our Eyes” Exhibition

Wednesday, 23 May 2007, 4:06 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

‘Matariki’ is the Maori name for a small but distinctive star cluster whose appearance in the north eastern pre-dawn sky in late May, early June marks the start of a new phase of life: the Maori New Year. Although there are tribal differences ... More >>

Exhibition: One Point One

Tuesday, 3 April 2007, 3:59 pm | Whangarei Art Museum

E-North’s focus on community outreach and education has given rise to a significant new exhibition. ‘One Point One’ is based around the NCEA 1.1 requirement for students to research art and artworks from Maori and European traditions. The exhibition ... More >>



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