New England Regional Art Museum help

New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) is the leading tourist attraction and cultural facility in Armidale in the heart of the New England North West region of New South Wales.

If you are interested in purchasing images from our collection there is a selection of works from The Howard Hinton Collection available at

During your visit you can:

Discover nationally significant collections of Australian art including The Howard Hinton Collection, The chandler Coventry Collection, the Armidale City Collection and the NERAM Collection;

Experience a diverse range of exhibitions and displays that explore aspects of contemporary Australian art including works by local artists as well as art historical exhibitions drawn from our collections;

Create your own artworks through our program of art classes, workshops, educational projects and events or Learn the history of Australian art through Storeroom Tours, lectures, talks and tours;

Encounter the history of printing and communications in Australia in the Museum of Printing''s collection of finely crafted machinery, equipment and type from the F.T. Wimble and Co. Collections.

Browse through the Museum Shop which showcases an interesting range of gifts, souvenirs and artworks including high quality ceramics, jewellery, glassware and textiles as well as innovative toys, specialised books and cards.

NERAM Ltd is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee that manages the operations, cololections and programs at the New England Regional Art Museum with support form the Armidale Regional Council, Create NSW, the Margaret Olley Art Trust and philanthropic donors and supporters from our community.

NERAM opened its doors in 1983 as a purpose built art gallery for the Howard Hinton Collection of over 1,400 donated artworks. The Museum now boasts six gallery spaces, the Museum of Printing, an artist’s studio, conference facilities, a shop and café.

NERAM is the custodian of three important collections of Australian art: the Howard Hinton Collection, the Chandler Coventry Collection and the NERAM Collection. Together they offer a comprehensive overview of Australian art history unmatched in regional Australia. The collections include significant works by Australian and international artists such as Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts, Elioth Gruner, Margaret Preston, Whiteley, John Gleeson, Tony Tuckson and Christo, to name just a few.

The annual calendar includes exhibitions of artworks from the collections, local and regional artists and major touring shows, as well as popular art classes, workshops and public programs for all ages.

Contact Details

PO Box 508 Armidale NSW 2350 Australia

+61 2 6772 5255

Visitor Information

106-114 Kentucky Street Armidale nSW 2350 Australia NSW 2350

Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am-4:00pm

Entry by Donation


Wheelchair access


Reference library



Function space

Guided tour

Public programmes

Membership club


Other Facilities

Storeroom Tours (advance booking essential) $20.00pp, minimum group size applies.

Museum of Printing

Studio 52 cafe
-30.525372 151.66489 16 New England Regional Art Museum
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