2019 a very rewarding year for Aratoi

Gavin Chilcott_Nature – Design and the Cosmos
Susanna w Chilcott
Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History says THANK YOU WHĀNAU for a very rewarding year.


2019 @ Aratoi
for a very rewarding year.
32 exhibitions and displays
84% increase in visitor numbers
150% increase in sales and commissions
300% increase in donations to the collection
3000+ participants in our free education programmes
7635+ hours donated by Trustees, Friends & Volunteers

Aratoi turned 50 in 2019 and can’t wait to see what 2020 will bring. The Wairarapa museum acknowledges its Friends, sponsors, donors, partners, visitors and supporters, and offers the community its best wishes.

The image at the right is Gavin Chilcott's Nature – Design and the Cosmos, which Michele Hewitson recently gifted to the museum collection. The second image shows Aratoi Director Susanna Shadbolt with the design at Aratoi's front windows.

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Aratoi Museum

31 Dec 2019