Art

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...

Quick-fire talks from the arts community ArtsMad is a visual presentation evening that takes place four times a year, where people from the wider arts community talk about what they do alongside a rolling show reel of interesting images. The evening takes place at The Monarch Room...

An exhibition of artwork created by Rotorua Senior Citizens. Artists Nicola Wright and Annette Bates received funding from the Rotorua District Creative Communities Scheme to run a series of art interactions with local senior citizens. This exhibition showcases the participants artworks. These seniors have painted, collaged, laughed and...

In the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019) this site and culture-responsive audio installation is utilising the natural flow of water to convey the messages of First Nations children in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Australia to their communities, their countries and the world in their First Languages. The children’s...