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Welcome to Artspost

Waikato Society of Arts

Vision:

Fostering creativity and growth of visual arts

Mission:

Supporting local artists with learning facilities and providing resources and exhibition opportunities

Waikato Society of Arts is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to serving the art needs of the visual artist and art lovers at every stage of their development.

WSA works to enrich the community by supporting growth and development of the visual arts through classes, exhibitions, forums and fellowship.

WSA holds several exhibitions each year and we are especially proud of hosting the National Youth Art Award and the New Zealand Paint and Printmaking Award both attracting entries from all over New Zealand.

Become a Member and enjoy all the benefits of belonging to one of the oldest and largest Art Society in New Zealand!




New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2017

Now in its 17th year the New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award or the NZPPA as it is known has a proud history of presenting a well-rounded group exhibition that forms a part of the Hamilton Arts Festival, featuring artwork produced by many of New Zealand’s top artists alongside the giving on a significant award.  

Entries for this award are now open and close on the 14th of November 2016. 

Find more information and entry details here.

         

Waikato Society of Arts 2016 Members Exhibition

Submission  deadline: 6 October 2016

Exhibition dates: 13 October to 14 November

Opening event: 13 October, 5.30pm

ArtsPost Gallery, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton

Become a member of the Waikato Society of Arts, if you aren’t a current member already, to participate in this year’s member’s exhibition!

The annual Members Exhibition for 2016 runs October 13th - November 14th in all three of the ArtsPost Galleries, beginning with the opening event 5.30pm Thursday October 13th.

Artwork submissions are required by Oct 6th 2016   for selection by Oct 11th. Entries must have been produced after August 2014 and may be two or three dimensional, with a size no greater than 1500 x 1000mm. Please notify the office of any works with special hanging requirements by October 6th. No installations will be accepted.

Entries close October 6th 2016   

Entry is open to all members of the WSA. Non-members who wish to submit works for this exhibition are welcome to join the Society.

Please download your entry form here or get a copy from our office on 120 Victoria Street.

 


Submission  deadline: 6 October 2016

Exhibition dates: 13 October to 14 November

ArtsPost Gallery, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton


Become a member of the Waikato Society of Arts, if you aren’t a current member already, to participate in this year’s member’s exhibition!

The annual Members Exhibition for 2016 runs October 13th - November 14th in all three of the ArtsPost Galleries, beginning with the opening event 5.30pm Thursday October 13th.

Artwork submissions are required by Oct 6th 2016   for selection by Oct 11th. Entries must have been produced after August 2014 and may be two or three dimensional, with a size no greater than 1500 x 1000mm. Please notify the office of any works with special hanging requirements by October 6th. No installations will be accepted.

Entries close October 6th 2016   

Entry is open to all members of the WSA. Non-members who wish to submit works for this exhibition are welcome to join the Society.

Please download your entry form here or get a copy from our office on 120 Victoria Street.

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The WSA Office, Art School and the Next Level Gallery are located on Level 1 of the ArtsPost Building, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand. 

The Office is open:    
Mon    8.30am to 12.00pm and 3pm to 4pm
Tue     8.30am to 12.00pm and 3pm to 4pm
Wed    8.30am to  4.00pm
Thu     8.30am to  4.00pm
Fri       8.30am to  4.00pm

After these hours, messages can be left on 07-839-4481. For Artschool email artschool@wsa.org.nz, all other enquires email wsa@wsa.org.nz