Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre

Bay of Plenty, Online
All year round

Contemporary arts and culture hub in Eastern Bay of Plenty

Travel through time in this beloved museum with stories and taonga telling the history of the Whakatāne District and beyond. The three gallery spaces display a fascinating multitude of ever-changing exhibitions from renowned artists and collections. Spend time in this prestigious and empowering place and leave feeling inspired. Entry is by koha.  Connect on Facebook, listen to the podcast or view online as they undertake a huge digitisation project to make more of the collection available online. The Molly Morpeth Canaday Award is dedicated to excellence across contemporary and traditional painting and drawing, and 3D genres in alternate years. The award has developed over 30 years and sits credibly within the New Zealand arts community. A real highlight of the arts calendar.



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Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre



Wheelchair accessible.

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