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Events by Waikato Museum

 

Maaori Arts and Crafts: Contemporary Poi

Workshop   Sep 1 2017

Celebrate Maaori arts and crafts on the first Friday of the month with Marei Kura Creations. This...

 

Ngaa Taonga: Treasures from Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Photography   Sep 1 - Oct 29 2017

Thirty years ago, collections from the Waikato Historical Society and the Waikato Society of the o...

 

Linking the City

Exhibition   Sep 2 - Oct 15 2017

Hamilton’s ring road is almost complete. When Wairere Drive reaches Cobham Drive, the city a...

 

WHAKANAKONAKO: Enhance and Adorn

Visual Art   Sep 8 - Oct 9 2017

The artworks in WHAKONAKONAKO incorporate innovative cultural reference points, from traditional a...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Sep 14 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Geometry

Exhibition   Sep 23 2017 - Jan 14 2018

Artists from almost every culture create art that is based upon geometric shapes. Everything in a...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Sep 28 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Te Whaanau Maarama: The Heavenly Bodies

Exhibition   Apr 28 2016 - Jul 13 2018

This ground-breaking exhibition shines the spotlight on Maaori astronomy and examines the Maaori -...

 

Thank You Melvin Day

Visual Art   Jun 16 - Sep 17 2017

This exhibition acknowledges the enormous legacy of Melvin (Pat) Day to the art history of New His...

 

Bob Jahnke: ATA – a third reflection

Exhibition   Jul 7 - Aug 27 2017

'Ata' in te reo Maaori means reflection, form, light and shadow, but also refers to the...

 

2017 National Contemporary Art Award

Ceramic   Jul 29 - Nov 5 2017

The National Contemporary Art Award can be described as brave, colourful and never shy, an award -...

 

The National Youth Art Awards 2017

Visual Art   Aug 4 - Sep 4 2017

This exhibition displays the finalists in the National Youth Art Awards 2017. It showcases the of...

 

WAIPRINT 2017

Visual Art   Aug 4 - Sep 4 2017

WAIPRINT is the annual exhibition of the WSA printmakers and includes works in a range of etching,...

 

Te Haerenga The Journey: Toward Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Exhibition   Aug 5 - Nov 26 2017

Thirty years ago this October, a purpose-built museum opened in Grantham Street, Hamilton. This of...

 

The Cold Islanders Exhibition Opening

Visual Art   Aug 26 2017

Join us for a public opening followed by a Talanoa session of artists’ discussion and the...

 

The Cold Islanders

Exhibition   Aug 26 - Dec 3 2017

The physical adjustment to the cold winters of Aotearoa would have been difficult for Maaori, so...

 

Cambridge Brass: A Youthful Guide to Music

Music   Aug 27 2017

The Cambridge Brass is joined by junior members for a lively modern performance....

 

ArtsPost floor talk by Te Wānanga o Aotearoa staff

Workshop   Aug 29 2017

Hear Te Wānanga o Aotearoa staff discuss works by students and graduates of the Bachelor of Art...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Aug 31 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Culture Club: Hungarian music

Music   Oct 1 2017

Culture Club celebrates the diversity of cultural communities from our city and the wider region....

 

Civic Choir Performance

Music   Oct 8 2017

A highlight of the opening of Waikato Museum on 3 October 1987 was the performance by Hamilton by...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Oct 19 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Martin Poppelwell: Index

Visual Art   Oct 21 2017 - Jan 21 2018

This exhibition, toured by Hastings City Art Gallery, exhibits a new body of work from Bay artist...

 

Auckland Art Gallery Curator Talk: Ron Brownson

Visual Art   Oct 22 2017

Auckland Art Gallery Senior Curator Ron Brownson shares his favourites from the 'Ngaa...

 

Musical Feast

Music   Nov 2 2017

Hear top young musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the...

 

Strangely Familiar: Portraits by Wayne Youle

Exhibition   Nov 3 2017 - Jan 7 2018

Curated by Helen Kedgley, this exhibition consists of a series of bold, stylised portraits of New...

 

Te Rongo Aniwaniwa/A Dissonant Harmony

Exhibition   Nov 18 2017 - Feb 18 2018

Bringing together work by artists from across Waikato and beyond to explore the complexity of our...

 

Waiclay National Ceramics Award 2017

Sculpture   Nov 18 2017 - Feb 18 2018

Waiclay was established in 2001 at a national convention in the Waikato which included a national...

 

The New Zealand Tree Project

Exhibition   Nov 18 2017 - Feb 18 2018

In 2015, climbers, scientists and photographers spent more than 100 hours over four weeks high in...

 

Waiclay Judge’s Talk: Rowley Drysdale

Visual Art   Nov 18 2017

Waiclay 2017 judge Rowley Drysdale shares his views on this year’s finalists. Image: life...

 

Nigel Brown: I AM, WE ARE

Visual Art   Dec 2 2017 - Mar 18 2018

A wide-ranging yet cohesive exhibition, I AM, WE ARE features exemplary works from many distinct a...

 

Sunday Recital: Pianist Liam Wooding

Music   Dec 10 2017

Liam will play an eclectic mix of works for all to enjoy....

 

Freedom & Structure: Curator’s Floor Talk

Visual Art   Dec 16 2017

Auckland Art Gallery Curator Julia Waite talks about the significant effect of Cubism on New Colin...

 

Freedom and Structure: Cubism in New Zealand Art 1930-1960

  Dec 16 2017 - Apr 2 2018

A revolutionary style, Cubism’s influence spread globally beyond Europe and the United to at...

 

Christmas Music with the Cambridge Brass Quintet

Music   Dec 24 2017

An hour of festive music to get you in the spirit!...

 

Christmas Music with the Cambridge Brass Quintet

Music   Dec 24 2017

An hour of festive music to get you in the spirit!...