Thermal Taniwha by Buck Nin '94

Latest News from WSA

Our annual Members Exhibition held in the ArtsPost galleries is on in August and entries close July 24th so make sure you’re busy creating for this annual event and get your entries in.

Our Winter School Holiday classes are filling fast, if you would like to book your child in to one or a few of these days. This is always popular, the classes are varied, creative and lots of fun.

We look forward to seeing you all back at our art classes. Please download the term 3 PDF to see what might interest you and make sure you enrol online, before classes are filled. 

The 2020 National Youth Art Awards entries close July 27th, don’t miss out. You can download an entry or enter online through our Awards section. These Awards are growing each year and schools and young artists enter NZ wide. It is a fantastic platform for 13-25 year olds.

For the NZ Painting and Printmaking Awards: Details are available from the NZPPA page.

Please keep checking our website and Facebook/Instagram for further information

Our Vision - Fostering creativity and growth of visual arts

Our 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 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 Painting and Printmaking Award, both attracting entries from all over New Zealand.

Become a WSA Member today and enjoy a range of benefits.

Includes $20 off all art classes