Contemporary Art Museum


The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery building is currently closed for up to two years to enable work on earthquake strengthening, deferred maintenance and renewals and construction of the Len Lye Centre.

The Govett-Brewster team will be active during the two years with off-site projects, touring exhibitions, public programmes and collaborations with other cultural organisations throughout Taranaki and New Zealand.

Until the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery reopens on July 25 2015 as a combined facility with the Len Lye Centre, you can contact the administration team at:

Brougham House
Level 2
50 Devon Street West
New Plymouth 4310

Tel +64 6 759 6060
Fax +64 6 758 0390

And you can see our Events page for what's on.


The Govett-Brewster is easy to locate by car, foot and public transport. Whether travelling from the north or south, arriving from the airport, coming from the Wind Wand or elsewhere, a visit to the Govett-Brewster is a must. More »


The Govett-Brewster's Art and Design Shop is now online where you can easily purchase Govett-Brewster publications, editions, notecards, merchandise and Len Lye merchandise. The Gallery shop will reopen on Queen St in 2015 as part of the new Govett-Brewster/Len Lye Centre combined facility. More »


An international art café inspired by modern food and beverage influences, Monica’s is an environment which supports community and social opportunities, provides an exceptional food experience and is complementary to the wider business precinct. More »



Public events in the Govett-Brewster, which often incorporate tours of a specific location, are held every Sunday. Groups can book a private guided tour by contacting the Govett-Brewster. More »


Finding accommodation in New Plymouth and close to the Govett-Brewster is easy and affordable. More »



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The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery building is closed until 25 July 2015.

Until the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre combined facility opens,
the Govett-Brewster office is at:

Brougham House
Floor 2
50 Devon Street West
New Plymouth 4310

Our postal address:
Private Bag 2025, New Plymouth 4342
Aotearoa New Zealand