Three more weeks of organised chaos have come to an end with the Wellington NZ Fringe Arts Festival Awards Ceremony celebrating all our Fringe artists for their talent, ingenuity, and chutzpah!
A total prize pool of $23,000 is up for grabs in the 2017 National Contemporary Art Award managed by Waikato Museum.
A 28-million-year-old fossil of a giant penguin discovered at Kawhia will officially become part of Waikato Museum’s science collection.
The recipients of 2017’s Pasifika internships are textile designer Sonya Elspeth Withers, captions producer Sarah Maiava, and artist Sara Riordan.
Brett Graham’s Plot 150 is now part of Waikato Museum’s collection.
Entries are now open for the Fieldays No. 8 Wire Award, with nearly $10,000 in prize money on offer.
A rare collection of Bob Marley photographs will be shown at Waikato Museum from 17 December until 2 April 2017.
Wellington’s best-loved little literary festival – LitCrawl – returns for just one night next month.
Prominent New Zealand artist, the late Melvin “Pat” Day has bequeathed 60 paintings to Waikato Museum as a lasting legacy to Hamilton, the city of his birth.
New Zealand has a history of art crime and guest curator and art historian Penelope Jackson exposes this in an intriguing new exhibition to open at Waikato Museum on 24 September
A multi-layered artwork referencing the traditional and using digital technology by Auckland artist Sorawit Songsataya has won the National Contemporary Art Award hosted by Waikato Museum.
Waikato Museum has had a successful year, attracting 138,067 visitors and exceeding its annual target by 20,067 (17 per cent), and achieving 27,865 more visitors than the previous year.