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.


Check out what's on this week at Te Manawa

Creative Journeys are in the Te Manawa foyer every Tuesday from 10:30am - 2pm.  Come and create!

Check out the flyers below for up-to-date information:

What's on at Te Manawa: 

 pdf WhatsOnWinter14Web.pdf (1.10MB)

'Explore, Create, Connect' with our Education Team pdf Explore2014Web.pdf (1.04MB)

Te Manawa Holiday Programme pdf WhatsOn2014JulyExplore.pdf (1.04MB)

Sunday Concert Series at the Art Gallery  pdf DLEConcertSerieJune14.pdf (0.19MB)



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!

  • Black River

    12 Jul - 11 Jan

    Black River – A collaboration in print and poetry Inspired by Ralph Hotere’s collaboration with poets, in particular Bill Manhire, and Michael... Read More
  • Liz Grant: From Gondwanaland to Gonewonderland

    19 Jul - 5 Oct

    From Gondwanaland to Gonewonderland is an exhibition of contrasts and illusions. Artist Liz Grant created a unique collection of bronze sculptures, combining the science... Read More
  • Mirror magic

    6 Jun - 12 Oct

    Mirrors are magic! Prepare to be dazzled as Mirror magic takes you beyond the looking glass and into the crazy back-to-front, upside down world of reflections and... Read More
  • Shigeyuki Kihara: Undressing the Pacific

    19 Jul - 9 Nov

    A native of Samoa, Shigeyuki Kihara is an interdisciplinary artist whose work engages in a variety of social, political and cultural issues. Often referencing and unearthing... Read More
  • Whare Taonga

    5 Jul - 27 Oct

    Whare Taonga: Alexis Neal and Rona Osborne A collaborative installation, Whare Taonga is a living breathing space where ideas of Whakapapa, Tikanga Maori and the sense of... Read More
  • Giant Beads of Courage

    31 Jul

    Giant Beads of Courage One day for child cancer with the Child Cancer Foundation supported by Te Manawa Come down and help us build our giant beads of courage by... Read More