Nau mai Haere mai! Welcome to Te Manawa
Entry into the Museum is FREE
There may be may be a ticket charge for major exhibitions.
The art galleries are temporarily closed for maintenance as of
3 March to 21 March
Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Te Manawa Museum remain open throughout this time.
We reopen on 22 March with a trio of exhibitions as follows:
Black Rainbow, featuring works by Ralph Hotere alongside Micheal Parekowhai's Venice Biennale sculpture, He Korero Purakau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: a story of a New Zealand river - an ornately carved Steinway grand piano. Opens 22 March
Grey Semu: Battle of the Noble Savage Opens 29 March
Mauri Ora - A Story of Creation by Jamie Boynton. Opens 29 March
Dark Room: Dare to enter the dark room! A new space created within Te Manawa....click on the photo for more information:
Playful Heart: Playful Heart Project is well underway! Stay updated and get involved with the planning of an excting outdoor community playspace at Te Manawa Museum of Art, History and Science. click on the photo for more information:
Te Manawa is new, innovative, different, open, flexible and modern. Te Manawa is a place of ideas, exhibitions, and collaborations. Te Manawa is an Art Gallery, Museum and Science Centre, a meeting place, a party venue, a performance space. Te Manawa is for you and me, us and them, for strangers and locals, for travellers and residents, it is a place for everyone - come and make it your own!
6 Feb - 6 AprSupporting the art education programme, Colour my world explores a wide variety of New Zealand art works from the past six decades, each portraying different media and style.... Read More
15 Feb - 30 JunEngraved bricks go on sale at Te Manawa on 15th February to raise money for our upcoming exhibition "Sunlight". Each brick costs $200 and will be placed in the... Read More
22 Nov - 31 OctArtist Kirsty Porter will be working in historic Totaranui House every Tuesday from 10am-2pm - come along and talk to her about her work. "The fight for survival... Read More