You don’t want to miss the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM). It represents the layers of what’s truly on offer in our regions.
NERAM is home to one of Australia’s most significant art collections outside of the capital cities, holding a collection of over 5,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art.
What I found fascinating is how the museum opened it’s doors in 1983 as a purpose built gallery for the Howard Hinton Collection – some 1300 artworks donated to the Armidale Teachers’ College by Howard Hinton (ESQ, QBE between 1929 – 1948).
NERAM is home to:
- The Howard Hinton Collection
- The Chandler Coventry Collection
- The NERAM Collection
These collections include significant works by Australian and international artists such as Streeton, Roberts, Gruner, Preston, Whiteley, Gleeson, Tuckson and Christo, to name just a few.