National Contemporary Art Award
3 September - 4 December 2016
Thirty-four artworks nominated as finalists make up the 2016 National Contemporary Art Award exhibition.
Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200-year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-orientated learning experience.
For Us They Fell: Your museum needs you!
Help us uncover the stories of the men and women of the Waikato during World War 1.
Waikato Museum's and ArtsPost's galleries feature long and short-term shows to delight and inspire.
Our engaging visitor experiences bring the museum to life. Join us for art, craft and music or take a tour.
We have more than 28,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
Confirm a booking at Waikato Museum or ArtsPost by 31 October and go into the draw to win half your venue hire fee back.Find out more
Get more from your museum visit. Have fun playing I-Spy, become a Museum Master or take part in a free craft event.Find out more
- In case you were wondering, we're open 10am-5pm on Labour Monday. Bring the family in for a fun day out… https://t.co/uYgtKvbpnh
- Starting today is your opportunity to fake an artwork in the museum! Copy this painting to be in to win a prize… https://t.co/ffUfLZShkk
- Planet Warriors has been recruiting to save the environment since 2013. It closes on Monday so there's only two day… https://t.co/PpmAKQM135
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
10 am – 5 pm
Closed Christmas Day