Thermal Taniwha by Buck Nin '94

Latest News from WSA

Art classes for Term 1, 2021 are now open for enrolments and already filling up fast. Please have a look at the wide range of classes we offer, for all ages and artistic abilities.

The Next Level Gallery is pleased to have a new exhibition, Chiller 6. This exhibition is a showcase of Gaye Jurisich’s students. Their works are various mediums and styles showing individual expression.

The annual Cash & Carry exhibition is coming up on December 10th, this is a great way to pick up some affordable art for gifts and for Christmas. Go to the NLG page to download an entry form if you would like to enter some art to sell or drop in to the office.

The 2021 National Youth Art Awards are already being organised. We have made the entry pricing more accessible to more young artists so please take a look, we would love you to enter and enjoy the experience. Start planning your entry for this exhibition to celebrate 13 to 25 year old NZ artist both new and developing.

Please keep checking for updates on the NZ Painting and Printmaking Awards 2021. We will be hosting this annual exhibition at the Hamilton Gardens Pavilion from October 28th, 2021. We can’t wait!

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.

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