Art

An exhibition of John Miles Photography Aotearoa – Our Home, Our Life showcases a collection of photographs by local artist, John Miles. It includes his favourite scenic images - beautiful landscapes, towering mountains, serene lakes, blue skies, charming wildlife - nature at its best, in Aotearoa,...

Background In 2015, Rotorua Lakes Council and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency agreed to enter into a partnership to commission a large-scale artwork to become the centrepiece for upgrades to the intersection of State Highway 5 and 30, the roundabout at the southern entrance to Rotorua. According...

CALL FOR ARTISTS/DESIGNS    OUTDOOR ART TRAIL PIECES FOR WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY INTRODUCTION: Waimangu Volcanic Valley is an Iwi owned nature-based tourism business based 20 minutes south of Rotorua. Manuhiri (visitors) can experience it’s unique geothermal wonders, explore a regenerating post-eruption scenic reserve, and learn about the history,...

Three local artists showcase a selection of beautiful portraits in this exhibition at the Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria. About Face will be on display 9 July until 23 Sept 2020 and includes artworks by Cathy Ward, Toni Armstrong and Trish de Muth. These talented artists are taking...

ArtsMAD goes LIVE Quick-fire virtual talks from the arts community Join us for our very first virtual ArtsMAD goes LIVE on Tuesday 16 June 2020 from the comfort of your own home! Live music by Glenys Courtney-Strachan will start at 5.45pm, followed by inspiring kōrero from engaging...

PROPOSALS FOR ROTORUA’S CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONINTRODUCTION:Rotorua Lakes Council (RLC) is seeking proposals from the creative sector for the decoration of Rotorua’s city Christmas tree, due for installation in Te Manawa  mid November 2020. PROJECT PURPOSE: Create a fresh new look for the tree Highlight identity of...

Following the latest Rotorua Creative Communities Scheme funding round, a total of $28,010 was awarded to 15 arts projects across the Rotorua district. Successful applicants have until 31 March 21 to deliver their projects and local Creative Communities Scheme administrator, Julie Parsons, was pleased to see...

An exhibition by Regan Balzer Local artist Regan Balzer (Te Arawa, Ngāti Ranginui) is showcasing a range of her beautiful artworks in this special exhibition on at Rotorua Lakes Council Galleria. Kia Oho Ra Te Marino: The Calm Awakened will be on display from 18 February until...