Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi opened in June 2012. This multi-purpose facility is home to the Horizon Energy Whakatāne Library, Whakatāne District museum display and three gallery spaces – the Opus Gallery, Whakatāne Community Board Gallery and the Sheaff Family Gallery.
Also within the building are the Little Orchard Activity Room and Atrium and the BayTrust and Eastern Bay Energy Trust meeting rooms.
The Whakatāne District Museum Research Centre – Te Whare Taonga o te rohi o Whakatāne houses the museum collection and archives.
25 January 2013
Opening of the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award - Anniversary Weekend.
The museum display and gallery spaces at Te Koputu a te whanga a Toi will be keeping extended hours this coming Anniversary Weekend to mark the opening of the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award. While the Whakatane Horizon Energy Library will close at the normal time of 2pm Saturday and Sunday (and will be closed on Anniversary Monday), the exhibition spaces will remain open until 5pm (open 10am – 5pm Anniversary Monday).
In addition to the museum display and the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award exhibition there will be a floor talk by this year’s award judge Melvin (Pat) Day at 11am on Saturday 26 , live music in the Opus Gallery and dance demonstrations in the Little Orchard Activity Room and Atrium.
|Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi
Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre
|Mon – Fri - 9am – 5pm
Sat & Sun - 10am – 2pm
|Whakatāne District Museum Research Centre||
Wed & Thur - 1pm - 4pm