Corrugations: the Art of Jeff Thomson
2 November – 12 January 2014
A corrugated iron clad Morris Minor, 'chooks', French knitting and bouquets of flowers are all part of this new exhibition from the ‘Ironman of Australasia’ Jeff Thomson. Free entry
His Own Steam: A Barry Brickell Survey
23 November – 16 February 2014
This retrospective exhibition celebrates one of New Zealand’s most endearing potters. Famous for his passion for railways and conservation, the Coromandel artist relates a playful quirky nature in his works that span over five decades. Free entry
Waikato Museum offers an environment where qualified teachers will take your class on a journey of exploration and learning. Programmes are influenced by our long and short term exhibitions so there is always something new to experience.
Our exhibitions tell the stories of our arts, history, culture and science.
Our engaging visitor experiences bring the museum to life. Join us for art, craft and music or take a tour.
We have more than 38,000 objects in our collections and you can now view many of these items online.
Kiwi Postcard and Sculpture
Postcard and free standing aluminium sculpture.
Waikato Museum hosts two well-known national art awards. The Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award and the National Contemporary Art Award are two very diverse awards which attact entries from throughout New Zealand. More...
Whether it is an exclusive invite-only soiree, or a product launch with beer and nibbles, we can work with you to create a long-lasting impression. More...
- Our Children’s Christkindl Market is next Friday! Set up a free stall & sell Christmas crafts or buy gifts at pocket-money friendly prices
- Check out what our litle elves got up to at Santa's Workshop yesterday! http://t.co/oLsoWmupfn
- With Bold Needle & Thread by Rosemary McLeod made @nzlisteners' top 100 books of the year & we'll have the exhibition in early 2014!
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
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Closed Christmas Day