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.
Over 4,000 works of art: over 1,300 in the Howard Hinton Collection; 400+ works in the Chandler Coventry Collection; 300 works in the Armidale City and the ongoing acquisitions NERAM Collection contain the rest.