Puhoro ō mua, Puhoro ki tua – 9th International Indigenous Artists Gathering
23 November 2019 - 23 February 2020
Puhoro ō mua, Puhoro ki tua showcases over 100 indigenous artists from across the globe including Aotearoa New Zealand. It celebrates the diversity of contemporary indigenous art while highlighting the legacy of tradition present within contemporary practice.
Bugs! Our Backyard Heroes
25 October 2019 - 9 February 2020
Bugs! Our Backyard Heroes is a family-friendly, hands-on educational experience that brings visitors face-to-face with some real live mini-monsters.
Blooming: An Abstract Garden of Waahine-Women’s Works
9 November 2019 - 9 February 2020
Blooming celebrates the concept of the ‘Divine Feminine’ by presenting an abstract garden glimpsed through the eyes of women artists. Discover for yourself how they use colour and shape, floral and human form, to convey ideas around natural phenomena.
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)
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
- Congratulations to South Waikato potter Fiona Tunnicliffe for winning the $3,000 Waiclay National Ceramics Premier… https://t.co/Tn92HQCmDX
- Head to ArtsPost to admire traditional quilting, fine lace-making and wood turning by Yvette, Norma and Mauritz Sla… https://t.co/nLoQw7N3Kl
- The 2019 Waiclay National Ceramics Awards, worth more than $6,500 overall, will be announced this Friday by this ye… https://t.co/oyjixvI5ZU
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