Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei

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Whang─ürei Art Museum Te Manawa Toi is the public art gallery of the Whangarei District and home to the cities art collection- which contains heritage and contemporary art work and several significant bequest collections.

As kaitiaki (custodians) it is WAM's responsibility to conserve the collection to New Zealand Museum Standards ensuring its optimal preservation while also giving visitors a chance to enjoy these pieces with internally curated exhibitions.

The team aim to appeal to locals and visitors from New Zealand and beyond with local art showcasing the creative offerings of the North as well as hosting touring exhibitions- bringing fresh art and with it, new ideas to our city.

Always evolving to ensure visitors experience a space that is new and inspired- FREE daily 10am- 4pm.
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  • The feature exhibition was very poignant and moving, reflecting on the different environments in which the children of the world are growing up. Friendly staff. Spacious and clean.  more »
  • Stopped in with a local to look at the Hunterwasser scale model...this will be a real tourist draw card when it I see finished! Viewed the accompanying exhibition in the gallery featuring several...  more »
  • A fantastic exhibition was in when I went there
  • Three exhibitions all amazing. Great open space and great curated exhibits.
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