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#MuseumWeek 2019 at NERAM

May 13 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm

#MuseumWeek 2019 is taking place from 13 to 19 May, bringing together cultural institutions from all over the world based on the idea of “7 days, 7 themes, 7 hashtags”. It features various themes such as exploration, photography and play, but also the role of women in culture yesterday, today and tomorrow to mark #WomenInCulture Day, the high point of this sixth edition.

NERAM will be joining in the celebrations with a variety of online and on site events over the week for all to get involved in!


NERAM Museum Week Program 2019


Monday 13th May – #WomenInCulture

Join us online as we invite our audience to consider the role of women in art and culture. As subjects of art, artists, and as workers in the museums and galleries industry.

Get engaged and join in on the conversation!


Tuesday 14th May – #SecretsMW

Art Storeroom Tour – FREE EVENT

We invite you to an exclusive free tour of our Art Storeroom where all the works not on display are stored!

NERAM holds approximately 5000 works across all its collections. This includes the Howard Hinton Collection, the Chandler Coventry Collection, the NERAM Collection, and the Armidale City Collection.

Explore our behind the scenes with curator Belinda Hungerford and learn about the inner workings of your local museum!


BOOK HERE  or come to the front counter at NERAM to book.


Wednesday 15th May – #PlayMW

Toddler Art Play: Touch and Feel – FREE EVENT

Bring your little ones to NERAM for a 30 minute session of sensory play where we will explore colour, shapes and texture.

The session involves free sensory play and fine motor development guided by NERAM staff and volunteers. Enjoy a coffee at the NERAM Cafe, open from 10:00am beforehand.

Gold Coin Donation Appreciated


Thursday 16th May – #RainbowMW

Join us online as we show highlights of our current exhibition, ‘COLOUR WHEEL: Works from the NERAM Collections’, and celebrate LGBTQ
awareness in art and museums.



Friday 17th May – #ExploreMW

Yoga in the Museum – FREE EVENT

As both a physical and metaphorical exploration we invite you to experience our gallery space in a different way, through yoga!

Julie Collins will be instructing the 45-minute session, beginners most welcome. If you have a favourite mat, please bring it along but mats will be supplied.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL! Gold coin donation appreciated

Max. 15 spots!



Saturday 18th May – #PhotoMW

NERAM Photo Competition

NERAM invites all photographers – amateur, artist, or professional to enter a photo with the theme ‘New England Through Your Eyes’.

Cultural institutions, landscapes, icons, curious social behaviour – we want to see it all! The winner will receive a copy of the New England Forty Photographers book.

This is an online event! Upload your photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtags #PhotoMW, #MuseumWeek and most importantly, #photocompneram

Entries close midnight Saturday 18th May 2019, winner will be chosen by Friday 24th May 2019.


Sunday 19th May – #FriendsMW

To celebrate #FriendsMW as the last day of Museum Week 2019, NERAM is giving away a Hinton Collection print of your choice for you and a friend!

To enter, like our Facebook page and tag the friend who needs some fab new art for their wall on this post and you will both go in the draw!

BONUS 2 ENTRIES if you and a friend check-in to NERAM with a photo of you both enjoying the gallery on Facebook, or on Instagram with the hashtags #FriendsMWNERAM #FriendsMW.

Winner will be randomly chosen on Tuesday 21st May 2019.

This competition is not affiliated with Facebook in anyway.


Get involved! Join in on the conversation at:

Facebook: NERAM – New England Regional Art Museum

Instagram: neramuseum

Twitter: @neram_art



May 13 @ 9:00 am
May 19 @ 5:00 pm
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