Thermal Taniwha by Buck Nin '94

Latest News from WSA

Thank you to all our members who entered the 2020 Members exhibition at ArtsPost this year. We had 142 entries. It was great to see so much ceativity. Congratulations to Briar Tucker with her work ‘Something There to Remind Me’. Briar has won this year’s Peoples Choice Award.

Our October 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.

Term 3 will be finishing on September 19, 2020

We look forward to seeing you all back at our art classes beginning October 12, 2020. Please make sure you are enrolled as the classes are getting booked online quickly. 

The 2020 National Youth Art Awards exhibition opens 11 September along with Waiprint. Our awards evening is scheduled for September 24th at 5.30pm if we are at Level 1. These Awards are growing each year and schools and young artists enter NZ wide. It is a fantastic platform for 13-25 year olds.

Our AGM will be held on October 14th at 6pm in Studio 2 at the WSA, Level 1, ArtsPost Building. Come along and make a difference by putting your name forward to be on our Executive committee or as a volunteer at the Society.

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