Te Atamira offers a wide-ranging programme of exhibitions, workshops, classes, performances, events and talks designed for everyone to be creative, every day.
We have 22 purpose-built spaces, including an art gallery, dance studios, performance spaces, a recording studio, music teaching and rehearsal rooms, a pottery studio, art workshop and a community project space.
Te Atamira, which means platform or stage in te reo Māori, strives to be a place for all to practice, produce, experience, participate in and be inspired by the arts.
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October School Holiday Programme 2023
Join us for a fun-filled, arts and craft-packed holiday programme. Led by accredited Art teacher Michelle and run in collaboration with Youthtown, our bespoke, multidisciplinary arts programme will enhance and enthuse all through a range of workshops. Age groups 5-7 and 8-12 | Monday 25 September – Friday 6 October, 9:30am - 3pm
Mīharo Art Exhibition: Legends of our lands - our people, our places, our stories
Mīharo is proud to present an exhibition that celebrates the work of early childhood tamariki through to high school rangatahi based on the theme ‘Legends of our Lands, our people, our places, our stories.’ Wednesday 20 September - Friday 20 October | MANAAKI NUI
Queenstown Art Society: Call for Entries - Inside Outside Inbetween
Queenstown Arts Society is calling for entries for their upcoming member's exhibition - Inside Outside Inbetween - which will be on display from 27 October - 25 November in MANAAKI NUI. Entries close Friday 20 October at 5pm.
Abhi Chinniah: A Migrant's Path
An exploration through photographic portraits of the journey taken when settling in Aotearoa from elsewhere, away from the notion of home and in search of belonging. Opening function Friday 29 September, 5.30pm | WHAKAARI | All welcome
Senior Arts Social
Senior Arts Social is a multi-arts programme and morning tea for seniors in our community every Saturday morning, including concerts, art workshops, dance/movement classes and artist talks. Saturdays | 10:30 - 12:30 | FREE
Hidden Identities - a Community Art Project
Hidden Identities aims to amplify the voices of marginalised communities, and shine a light on the stories that often remain hidden. Tāhuna Kollektif invites you to unleash your creativity and create unique artwork focusing on your experience of living outside the mainstream. Join us for one of our free workshops - Sundays 10 and 17 September, 1 and 8 October, 10:30am - 1:30pm | MAHI TAHI
Bring your voice and sing in our open-to-everyone choir. 7pm, the first Tuesday of the month. Next event: Tuesday 3 October | PUĀWAI | FREE
October School Holidays - Identity Explorations: Moving Together with Patricia Kirchoff
Join us as we explore the theme of identity in a fun and engaging way for 5-10 year olds. Led by Pilates and Dance teacher Patricia Kirchoff, this workshop will investigate the art of storytelling using movement. Friday 6 October, 11:30am - 2pm | KAPA TAHI
At the World's Edge Festival 2023
Book now for this year's At the World's Edge Festival - a Chamber Music Festival in the heart of the Southern Alps. With six festival programmes weaving together between free events and community performances, come along for a powerful exploration of identity, perspectives, and cultural dimensions through the lens of classical music in New Zealand. Friday 7 October - Friday 20 October | WHAKAARI
An accessible art workshop for adults who may face barriers to participating and would like to use creativity to advance their mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10am – 1pm | MAHI TAHI
Community Draw with Muireann Carr (Tahuna Arts)
Join us with sketchbook and pencil in hand for Community Draw, every second Tuesday of the month. No experience necessary - come along and embrace the joy of different approaches to drawing. Next event: Tuesday 10 October, 6.30 - 8pm with Muireann Carr| PUĀWAI | FREE
Meet the Artist: Abhi Chinniah
Join photographer Abhi Chinniah as she walks us through her immersive exhibition A Migrant's Path. Abhi's collection of narrative portraits featuring migrant residents of New Zealand is photographed against the backdrop of Aotearoa's landscape. Saturday 14 October, 11am | WHAKAARI | FREE
Calling all dance enthusiasts and rhythmic explorers! Get ready to move your body at our free Community Dance Class, held on the third Tuesday of every month. Next event: Tuesday 17 October with Kerry Turner (Remarks Dance Crew), 7pm - 8pm | PUĀWAI | FREE