Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is New Zealand's contemporary art museum and the home to artist Len Lye's multi-media art work. The public art museum offers free access to contemporary ideas from Aotearoa New Zealand and the world.

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Tena koutou, Tena koutou, Tena tatou katoa. Nau mai haere mai ki te Govett Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre.
The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery is New Zealand’s contemporary art museum in the coastal city of New Plymouth, Taranaki on the North Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. Since opening in 1970, the Gallery has dedicated itself to innovative programming, focused collection development and audience engagement. It's earned a strong reputation nationally and internationally for its global vision and special commitment to contemporary art of the Pacific Rim. The Govett-Brewster is also home to the collection and archive of the pioneering filmmaker and kinetic sculptor Len Lye (1901–1980).

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Physical address

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, 42 Queen St , New Plymouth, Taranaki, 4342, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Open 6 days: Closed Tuesdays and Christmas Day; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 10am – 6pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
New Plymouth city centre is just a ten minutes drive from the airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Two minutes' walk from the bus terminal
Proximity to town:
Central, near the town clock tower

Pricing and Conditions

Other charges:
Free entry
Further pricing information:
Free Wi-Fi avaliable

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