2019 National Contemporary Art Award
3 August - 10 November 2019
The National Contemporary Art Award brings the best in New Zealand contemporary art to Hamilton and the Waikato.
Hard on the Heels – Peter Bush capturing the All Blacks
24 August - 1 December 2019
Featuring over 100 images of great All Black moments, games and players over a 60 year period.
E Hina e! E Hine e! Mana Waahine Maaori/Maoli of Past, Present and Future
14 September 2019 - 21 March 2021
E Hina e! E Hine e! explores the contemporary relevance of female Maaori and Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) akua/atua (ancestors)
Shaping Hamilton Huringa Kirikiriroa
15 June 2019 - 12 September 2021
Maps, historical artefacts, art, photographs and installations tell the story of the changing demographic and geographic shape of Hamilton.
School visits to Waikato Museum
Our education programmes offer a curriculum-based, dynamic, outcome-orientated learning experience.
Experience the majestic Te Winika, a 200-year-old carved waka taua (war canoe) gifted by Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu.
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.
Our interactive education programmes extend learning beyond the classroom and explore and develop the curriculum through classroom sessions, exhibition tours and activities.
Whether it's an exclusive soiree or a fun children's birthday party, we'll work with you to make it happen.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
- This Sunday (29 September) from 2pm-3pm at @WaikatoMuseum, join Daymon Nin and curator Dr Nadia Gush, for a talk ab… https://t.co/u7j2BliCA0
- Happening now at @WaikatoMuseum is our Conservation week: Bat Workshop. Waikato Biodiversity Forum are here to give… https://t.co/Ayr9W0U0ci
- Great news from PM @jacindaardern today that NZ history will be taught in all schools by 2022. As a guardian of our… https://t.co/7kMieZ031U
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
10 am – 5 pm
Closed Christmas Day