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.
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
- Congratulations to 2019 #NatConArtAward runner-up Gina Matchitt. Gina is pictured (far right) at #waikatomuseum in… https://t.co/Zi4CBD8diQ
- Interested in contemporary art? Listen in to RNZ's 'Standing Room Only' at 12.45pm today to hear Fiona Pardington,… https://t.co/X7VPyWA1Y1
- Congratulations to 2019 #NatConArtAward winner Ayesha Green! Ayesha's pictured (at left) at #waikatomuseum with her… https://t.co/crJm6OyurO
Charges apply to some exhibitions and activities.
10 am – 5 pm
Closed Christmas Day