Events

NGĀ ART, which operates out of the old Masonic building at 18 Herschel Street in Ngaruawahia organises major cultural and creative Ngaruawahia events.

This years events are:

NGĀ ART Glow Up Exhibition 2022: Opeing at 6pm on the 2nd of December 2022. Over Term 4 of 2022 we will be running workshops and classes themed around Weird and Wonderful Fluorescent Glow Art. This will all come together to form our end of year exhibition which will run for 2 weeks.

NGĀ ART Iti Exhibition 2022: The Iti exhibition, is devoted to works on a small scale, with each piece being on a 10” by 10” canvas. We want to create an eclectic showcase of our local talent with a goal of having 90 participating artists from Ngaruawahia and the surrounding communities. These ‘Iti’ pieces will offer a diverse array of styles and themes encompassing painting, drawing, crochet, weaving and much more. We believe our Iti Exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to see a great variety of artwork by local artists at all different stages of their creative journey.

NGĀ ART Night Market: This is the final hurrah for the year. We will celebrate with a craft market and food vendors. It also marks the final evening of our Glow Up and ITI Exhibitions. Come down and get yourself some awesome treats, last minute Xmas gifts and last chance to see the Glow Exhibition.

Te Whare Toi o Ngaaruawaahia 2022 Annual General Meeting: Wednesday 14 September 2022 at 7pm – 18 Herschel Street, Ngaruawahia. All members and interested individuals are welcome to attend.

Matariki ki Ngaaruawaahia – our own month of Matariki celebrations, classes and experiences 27 May 2022 to 17 July 2022.

Matariki Market 2022 – 9 July 2022 This event showcased the large array of local arts, crafts and food stalls. Open alongside of our Matariki Exhibition from 10am to 2pm.

Matariki Exhibition – This exhibition to open to our local artists to show off their talents. Opening night is 17 June 2022 and will be open until the end of our Matariki ki Ngaruawahia festival of celebrations.

Ngaa Taonga a Tuu is an art exhibition hosted by Te Rakau Humarie o te Kiingitanga – On display will be a variety of taonga we have accumulated over many years from artists both past and present. Opening 16 July to 29 July 2022. Bookings by appointment only.

Matariki 2021