New England Regional Art Museum

The New England Regional Art Museum houses the renowned Howard Hinton and Chandler Coventry Collections which together with the NERAM and Armidale City Collections create what has been called the jewel in the crown of regional galleries. It is the policy of NERAM to preserve, conserve, promote and display all its collections and to promote and display all forms of art. NERAM encourages practicing Australian artists through exhibitions and associated programs. NERAM also pursues an active and innovative education and outreach program to encourage members of the community to actively participate in the creation and enjoyment of visual arts and craft.

Address: 
Kentucky Street, Armidale, NSW
Tel: 
0267725255
Hours: 
10.00am - 5pm Tuesday - Sunday. Closed Mondays, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day
Admission: 
none
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, museum shop, café, research library, artist studio, education program & workshops for all ages, guided tours, audio-visual theatre, archival framing services, conference facilities, landscape gardens & sculpture terrace, visiting & inhouse exhibitions.
Collection: 
Over 4,000 works of art: over 1,300 in the Howard Hinton Collection; 300 works in the Chandler Coventry Collection; the Armidale City and the ongoing acquisitions NERAM Collection contain the rest of the works.
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Items

Oil painting

Mosmon's Bay

Creator:
Tom Roberts
Description:
Study of bay with jetty and path along water's edge, bush in the background. Gentrified figures touring bay. Rowboats in foreground.
Date:
1894
Item Id Number:
1933.5

Oil painting

Near Streeton's Camp at Sirius Cove

Creator:
Arthur Streeton
Description:
Harbourscape. Figure in full sunshine on foreshore rocks. Steamship/ ferry in distance. Bushland down to water's edge. Sydney Harbour, Sirius Cove.
Date:
1892
Item Id Number:
1948.5

Painting

Tree

Creator:
Michael Taylor
Description:
Expressionistic study of tree against abstracted landscape. Sweeping brushstrokes in red, yellow, blue and brown.
Date:
1974
Item Id Number:
1979.9

Sculpture

Rhinocerus

Creator:
Richard Goodwin
Description:
Full size rhinocerus. Hide made from lacquered white garments from members of the artist's family.
Date:
1974
Item Id Number:
1979.9

Painting

Newfoundland

Creator:
James Gleeson
Description:
Psycholandscape - visceral subject matter against Turneresque sky. Apocalyptic fusion of body parts, plant like objects & crustaceans.
Date:
1995
Item Id Number:
1997.01