Whakatane Library & Exhibition Centre
The community’s arts and culture hub, Te Kōputu a Te Whanga a Toi, opened in June 2012. The centre hosts the Horizon Energy Library, and Whakatāne District Museum and three gallery spaces.
- Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
- Saturday - Sunday 10am - 2pm
- Closed Public Holidays except Auckland Anniversary Day (Monday 28th January)
The Sheaff Family Gallery will host a vibrant collection of illustrations by Gavin Bishop, Robyn Kahukiwa and Murray Grimsdale – entitled Wairua, Tikanga in Children’s Books. All three exhibitions will run until 20 January, when they close in preparation for the 2013 Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award for painting and drawing, which will be displayed across three of the four Te Kōputu galleries.