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Pre 'Heritage Rescue' Museum Display

Posted by WACMA on 08/04/2017

Heritage expert Brigid Gallagher and her Heritage Rescue team, revitalise small town museums and historical sites around New Zealand. Waihi Art Centre and Museum Association Inc recently participated in the 2017 series of Heritage Rescue, due to air on Choice TV later in 2017. Filming for the makeover began the week of 27 March, and completed with the re-opening and ‘reveal’ on Saturday 1 April.

Before the makeover commenced, a photo record of the old display was taken. See the 'before' photos below:

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Revamped Historic Gold Mining Displays   posted 29/03/2017

The WACMA Committee invites members and the community to come to the opening of the revamped historic gold mining displays in the Morgan Room of the Waihi Arts Centre & Museum on Saturday, April 1st 2pm–4pm 2017. more »

Ray C. Neumann Exhibition   posted 15/04/2016

Paintings in 'Constructivist' Style. Lee Johnson Gallery. April 16th - May 7th 2016. more »

Building work to start soon   posted 21/03/2016

Work will commence shortly on replacing a few of the piles under the Pre-fab building, and later in the year we will be applying for funding to refurbish the whole building. more »

WW1 Honours Board gifted to Museum   posted 19/10/2015

This honours board has recently been gifted to the Museum. It details the names of men who served and men who died in the First World War. Originally we understand it was in the Methodist Church in Waihi. more »

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