Nau mai Haere mai! Welcome to Te Manawa
Te Manawa is the cultural heart of a city that thrives on discovery – entertaining and inspiring people from all walks of life for more than 40 years. It’s more than a museum and a gallery. It’s a place where concepts and communities come together.
SANTA'S CAVE - Opens This Saturday 29 November!
UKU RERE - Contemporary Maori ceramics and MATATAU - Massey University Bachelor of Visual Arts, now open in the gallery.
Out of the Box - MacDiarmid gallery Level One. Emerging creative designers from the UCOL Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging (BAVI) programme.
Creative Journeys every Tuesday 10am - 2pm. Come and join the Creative Journeys group in the foyer making art.
Weekend Discovery Time! Saturday and Sunday from 10am -3pm. Free.
'Explore, Create, Connect' with our Education Team
Please feel free to read through the Te Manawa Museums Trust Statement of Intent for the Years End 30 June 2015, 2016 and 2017:
18 Nov - 22 FebPaul Cullen, Julia Morison, Erica van Zon, Suji Park, Glen Hayward, Gareth Williams Collected Fictions features six objects from Te Manawa’s extensive Social... Read More
22 Nov - 1 MarFor more than ten years Te Manawa has had the privilege of hosting the exhibition Matatau which showcases a selection of work by the undergraduate and post-graduate... Read More
8 Nov - 25 JanOut of the box UCOL – Bachelor of Applied Visual Imaging This exhibition provides an opportunity for visitors to Te Manawa to see and recognise the talent... Read More
16 Aug - 25 JanExplore what it is to be Pasifikia and living in the Manawatu - treasures from the community and Te Manawa collections. Pasifika: Treasures in the Manawatu... Read More
22 Nov - 15 FebUKU RERE Nga Kaihanga Uku and beyond Uku Rere: Nga Kaihanga Uku & beyond is a twenty-seven year survey of contemporary ceramics by Baye Riddell, Manos Nathan,... Read More
6 DecTupaia’s Endeavour In 1769 Tupaia, a Tahitian high priest, sailed on the Endeavour into unchartered waters. A navigator, diplomat, artist and... Read More