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Workshops + Classes
Jul 21, 2024
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July 21, 2024
Memoir Workshop: Bringing Your Story to Life

Memoir Workshop: Bringing Your Story to Life

Join us for an immersive three-hour memoir-writing workshop with award-winning author, Caroline Barron, for a rare opportunity to refine your craft, unlock your creativity, and bring your personal story to life. Sunday 21 July, 10:30am - 1:30pm | PUĀWAI | $59
Workshops + Classes
Jul 21, 2024
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July 21, 2024
Remarkables Park Painting Workshop

Remarkables Park Painting Workshop

Leave your creative mark at Remarkables Park Town Centre! We’re on a mission to jazz up our parents' room with a fabulous new mural, and we need YOUR help! The session will be led by art teacher Raquel, who will guide children to design and paint their own 2D balloon. Saturday 20 July, 10am and 1pm | MAHI TAHI | Ages 5 - 12 | Free
Live Music
2023
Oct 13
At the World's Edge+ Free Performances - Emerging Artist Showcase

At the World's Edge+ Free Performances - Emerging Artist Showcase

This AWE+ Free Performance showcases the 2023 AWE Emerging Artists. Friday 13 October, 5pm | WHAKAARI | Free
Live Music
2023
Oct 13
At the World's Edge+ Free Performances - Sei Solo | Violin and Dance

At the World's Edge+ Free Performances - Sei Solo | Violin and Dance

An AWE+ Free Violin and Dance Performance reimagining Bach’s second solo violin partita, with the interspersion of modern solo violin works by NZ composers Karlo Margetić and Gareth Farr. Performed in collaboration with dance from CONJAH. Friday 13 October, 6pm | WHAKAARI | Free
Live Music
2023
Oct 13
At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Young Musicians Session

At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Young Musicians Session

The Young Musicians Session is an interactive event that gives young, local musicians the opportunity to meet, hear, and play alongside AWE Artists, truly experiencing the fullness of AWE. Friday 13 October, 3-5pm | WHAKAARI | Free
Live Music
2023
Oct 13
At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Composition Workshop

At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Composition Workshop

In this free workshop, this year’s Composer in Residence, Victoria Kelly, and this year’s Composer Mentor, Salina Fisher, coach local high school composers with one-on-one sessions. Friday 13 October, 1-5pm | PUĀWAI | Free
Talks + Symposia
2023
Oct 13
At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Meet the Artists and Composer Talk

At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Meet the Artists and Composer Talk

This AWE+ Free Event invites the audience to meet the AWE Festival Artists over drinks and nibbles. Friday 13 October, 7pm | WHAKAARI | Free
Live Music
2023
Oct 6
At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Open Rehearsals

At the World's Edge+ Free Events - Open Rehearsals

Experience the sights and sounds of our festival artists deep within their performance preparation. Friday 6 October and Wednesday 11 October, 2 - 6pm | WHAKAARI | Free
Live Music
2023
Oct 7
At the World's Edge Festival - Sono+

At the World's Edge Festival - Sono+

Launching the 2023 festival, Sono is the Portuguese word describing the cerebral feeling of wanting to be or trying to get back to sleep. Here begins the exploration of identity, with three composers defining their musical voice on their own terms. Saturday 7 October, 4pm and 7pm | WHAKAARI | $65
Live Music
2023
Oct 7
At the World's Edge+ Free Performances - Twilight | French Horn

At the World's Edge+ Free Performances - Twilight | French Horn

This AWE+ Free Performance showcases the unique musical language of two composers on opposite sides of the Atlantic, Janáček and Harbison, giving a closer look at the French Horn and a taste of what’s to come later in the festival. Saturday 7 October, 6pm | WHAKAARI | Free
Tamariki
October School Holiday Programme 2023

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
Workshops + Classes
2023
Sep 30
Angklung Workshop

Angklung Workshop

Unlock the rhythmic magic of the Angklung. Join the Indonesian Community in Queenstown for a weekly Angklung workshop and immerse yourself in captivating world of this traditional bamboo instrument. Every Saturday until 30 September, 4:30 - 6pm | KAPA RUA | FREE
Workshops + Classes
2023
Sep 27
Fundamentals of Drawing: Still Life Drawing with Kasia Hebda

Fundamentals of Drawing: Still Life Drawing with Kasia Hebda

Queenstown Art Society and Kasia Hebda Studio invite you for another Term of our Still Life Drawing Course. 3 week course, every Wednesday from 13 September - 27 September, 6-7:30pm | MAHI TAHI
Festivals
2023
Sep 21
Queenstown Salsa Festival 2023

Queenstown Salsa Festival 2023

Book now for this year's Queenstown Salsa Festival hosted by Pasion Salsa. Featuring workshops with some of New Zealand and Australia's top instructors, performances, and parties, this festival is set to be a fun filled, electrifying party for dancers of all levels. Thursday 21 September - Sunday 24 September | KAPA TAHI, KAPA RUA, PUĀWAI, WHAKAARI
Live Music
2023
Sep 23
Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes

Chris Priestley, Cameron Bennett, Nigel Gavin and Sonia Wilson present The Unsung Heroes, telling stories from New Zealand's distant past in song. Each song is introduced with historic images, newspaper clippings and poems read by Peter Elliot. Not to be missed - Saturday 23 September, 7:30pm | PUĀWAI
Exhibition
2023
Jun 25
Ārai Awa

Ārai Awa

Ārai Awa is an immersive video installation reflecting on the obstructed ancestral journey of tuna (eels) in the Whakatipu region. Led by Rachael Rakena and Paulette Tamati-Elliffe with a creative team including Laughton Kora, Michael Bridgman, Komene Cassidy, Tūmai Cassidy, Ross Hemera, Amber Bridgman, Iain Frengley, Arihia Latham, Donna Matahaere-Atariki and Virginia Watson.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Sep 22
Art Adventures: Mixed Media Portraits

Art Adventures: Mixed Media Portraits

In this series with artist Raquel Carter, you will explore basic sketching techniques and materials for portraits: acrylics, collage layering, proportions, creating form, and working with mixed media. Friday 1, 8, 15, 22 September, 5:30 - 8:00pm | MAHI TAHI
Tamariki
2023
Sep 27
Youthtown Afterschool Programme Term 3 - Ages 5-12

Youthtown Afterschool Programme Term 3 - Ages 5-12

Come along to our Youthtown Afterschool Programme where we form a fun environment for creative learning. Mondays - Drama and Theatre Sports | Wednesdays - 3D Creative Fun | Thursdays - 2D Creative Fun | 3:30pm - 5pm
Rangatahi
2023
Sep 19
Rangatahi Workshops - Term 3

Rangatahi Workshops - Term 3

Join us for a series of creative and hands-on workshops where we explore a variety of mediums and art forms. Led by accredited art teacher Michelle, these workshops will offer a variety of ways to have fun in the Arts. Tuesdays 3:30-5pm | Ages 13-18
Tamariki
2023
Sep 18
Drama and Theatre Sports

Drama and Theatre Sports

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of drama and theatrical fun | Mondays, Term 3 | Ages 5-7 3:30 - 4:15pm | Ages 8-12 4:15 - 5pm | KAPA TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Sep 16
Developing Your Short or Feature Film Project

Developing Your Short or Feature Film Project

Fresh from the release of Far North, David White will be visiting Queenstown for this one-off workshop where you will learn how to take your film idea through development, from a one-pager to a dynamic and compelling script. Saturday 16 September, 9am - 5pm | PUĀWAI | $25
Exhibition
2023
Aug 18
TDC68 Aotearoa: The World’s Best Typography

TDC68 Aotearoa: The World’s Best Typography

Creative agency Osborne Shiwan is bringing TDC to Queenstown in 2023. The annual Type Directors Club Awards recognises international design excellence and typographic innovation across many languages, including te reo Māori. Friday 18 August - Wednesday 13 September | MANAAKI NUI | FREE
Talks + Symposia
2023
Sep 10
Paulette Tamati-Elliffe: Revitalising Te Reo

Paulette Tamati-Elliffe: Revitalising Te Reo

On the eve of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Paulette Tamati-Elliffe (Kāti Hāwea, Kāi Te Pahi, Kāi Te Ruahikihiki (Ōtākou), Te Atiawa, Ngāti Mutunga) will share her role in the revitalisation of the Māori language. Sunday 10 September, 11am | PUĀWAI
Talks + Symposia
2023
Sep 9
Tūmai Cassidy: Our environment – lessons from the past, for our future

Tūmai Cassidy: Our environment – lessons from the past, for our future

Join us to hear Tūmai Cassidy take us on a journey exploring the importance of the Ngāi Tahu Cultural Mapping Project. Saturday 9 September, 3pm | PUĀWAI
Live Music
2023
Sep 8
Voices Unleashed

Voices Unleashed

Voices Unleashed is an immersive experience in choral music, combining five choirs from our illustrious community of voices, of varying sizes and styles. Friday 8 September, 7:30pm | PUĀWAI | $35
Workshops + Classes
2023
Sep 7
Botanical Watercolours with Kasia Hebda

Botanical Watercolours with Kasia Hebda

Join artist Kasia Hebda on a five-week creative path to learn the basics of watercolour painting. Based on botanical still life subjects, each week we will practice painting different objects ranging from fruits to flowers and foliage, creating original work during every lesson. Thursdays August 10, 17, 24, 31 & September 7 | MAHI TAHI | 6-8pm
Exhibition
2023
Jul 24
Call for Submissions: Summer in the South | Raumati ki Tonga

Call for Submissions: Summer in the South | Raumati ki Tonga

Te Atamira is excited to announce a call for submissions for our inaugural end-of-year exhibition. Submissions close Sunday 20 August 2023
Talks + Symposia
2023
Aug 19
Typography: Our Place in the Pacific with Osborne Shiwan

Typography: Our Place in the Pacific with Osborne Shiwan

Award-winning creatives Lloyd Osborne and Shabnam Shiwan discuss how type design drives culture, using examples from their own practice including design work for Karen Walker and Atamira Dance Company. This talk will fascinate anyone interested in the interplay of brand, typography and visual culture, including design professionals and students. 11am Saturday 19 August | MANAAKI NUI | FREE
Workshops + Classes
2023
Aug 18
Art Adventures: Colour and Texture in Nature

Art Adventures: Colour and Texture in Nature

In this colour and texture series with artist Raquel Carter, you will explore brushstrokes and styles of acrylic painting. basics, layering, creating form, and working with colour. | Friday 21, 28 July and 4, 11, and 18 August | 5:30pm - 8:00pm | MAHI TAHI
Exhibition
2023
Jul 20
REND/ition

REND/ition

Wellington-based printmaker and tutor Marci Tackett brings a beautifully crafted and colourful selection of her works on paper to Te Atamira. Made over several years as an expression and processing of grief, these dynamic relief/ planographic prints, monotypes and photographic works are nonetheless full of life and explore new avenues of printmaking and colour. Opening Thursday July 20, 5.30pm – all welcome.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Aug 16
Still Life Drawing Course with Kasia Hebda

Still Life Drawing Course with Kasia Hebda

Queenstown Art Society and Kasia Hebda Studio invite you for a second term of their Still Life Drawing Course. 5 week block, every Wednesday starting 19 July, 6-7:30pm.
Live Music
2023
Aug 13
The Yale Whiffenpoofs

The Yale Whiffenpoofs

The Wakatipu High School Foundation presents an exclusive performance by the Yale Whiffenpoofs all the way from the USA and the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group. Sunday 13 August, 5-7pm | PUĀWAI
Matariki
2023
Jul 22
Matariki at Te Atamira

Matariki at Te Atamira

Mark your diaries for a month of creativity and community at Te Atamira to celebrate Matariki! Free craft, art and kai events for all.
Matariki
2023
Jul 23
Waiata with Ngā Manu Hou

Waiata with Ngā Manu Hou

Come for an uplifting Sunday with a singing performance from well-loved local waiata group Ngā Manu Hou. Our Matariki craft sessions will also be in full swing, so bring the whole family to enjoy our final day of Matariki celebrations. Sunday 23 July, 2-3pm | FREE | PUĀWAI
Film Screenings
2023
Jul 22
Ever the Land, a film by Sarah Grohnert - Film Screening

Ever the Land, a film by Sarah Grohnert - Film Screening

Join us for a free film screening of 'Ever the Land - a People, a Place, their building'. Directed by Sarah Grohnert, this film explores the sublime bond between people and their land through a landmark architectural undertaking by one of New Zealand’s most passionately independent Māori tribes, Ngāi Tūhoe.
Film Screenings
2023
Jul 22
Te Matakite o Aotearoa, The Māori Land March

Te Matakite o Aotearoa, The Māori Land March

Join us for a free film screening of 'Te Matakite o Aotearoa - The Māori Land March'. This film is a detailed chronicle of a key moment in the Māori Renaissance: the 1975 land march led by then-79-year-old Whina Cooper.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jul 22
Printmaking without a press - workshop with Marci Tackett

Printmaking without a press - workshop with Marci Tackett

Explore creative ways of printmaking without a press, using transparent layering of plastic templates and newsprint masks. Saturday 22 July, 10am-1pm | MAHI TAHI | $50 unwaged / $70 waged
Exhibition
2023
Jun 12
Tātou tātou, nau mai rā - Turumeke Harrington

Tātou tātou, nau mai rā - Turumeke Harrington

Turumeke Harrington's installation, Tātou tātou, nau mai rā encourages us all to play, interact and consider our goals in this thoughtful exploration of space, navigation and voyaging.
Matariki
2023
Jul 16
Weaving Cultures Together: Roka Hurihia Cameron

Weaving Cultures Together: Roka Hurihia Cameron

Distinguished Māori weaver Roka Hurihia Cameron brings her woven kākahu (cloaks) and taonga pūoro (musical instruments) to Te Atamira, and talks about interweaving different cultures in her work as a kairaranga (weaver) and kaiāko (teacher). Sunday 16 July | 2 - 3 pm | PUAWAI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jul 3
July School Holiday Programme

July School Holiday Programme

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 enthuse all through a range of workshops. Age groups 5-7yrs and 8-12yrs | Monday 3 July - Thursday 13 July
Matariki
2023
Jul 9
Steve Solomon: Master Carver

Steve Solomon: Master Carver

Join us to hear from master carver Steve Solomon talking about his art, including how local materials, conditions and narratives have shaped his art of whakairo (carving). FREE | 2-3pm, Sunday 9 July | MANAAKI MAI
Dance
2023
Jul 3
Angeldust Dance Entertainment

Angeldust Dance Entertainment

Join Gracie for a hip-hop, Afro/Dance, or Heel dance class. Monday 3 July: Hip Hop/Groove – 8:15–9:15pm, Wednesday 5 July: Afro/Dance hall – 8:15-9:15pm, Friday 7 July: Heels – 6:30–7:30pm
Matariki
2023
Jul 5
Community Kai Nights

Community Kai Nights

Te Atamira has invited our multicultural community to come together and host a series of kai nights to honour Matariki. This is an opportunity for all to share the unique food traditions of each culture and to reflect upon the significance of Matariki, which symbolises remembrance, celebration, and hope.
Rangatahi
2023
Jul 5
Weaving with Roka Hurihia Cameron

Weaving with Roka Hurihia Cameron

A rourou (food basket) is traditionally the first item that beginner weavers learn to make. Learn the history, traditions and correct tikanga associated with harakeke (New Zealand flax) and make a rourou to take home. | Wednesday 5 July, 1 - 3:30pm | Rangatahi - Ages 12-18
Live Music
2023
Jun 28
Project Symphonize

Project Symphonize

Come and join newly formed Project Symphonize in a joyful celebration of harmony. | Wednesday 28 June 2023 | 7.30pm (1 hour) | PUĀWAI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 27
Snowgi - Yoga with Yamile Olivares

Snowgi - Yoga with Yamile Olivares

Yoga for Snowsports. With the help of yogic tools, our sessions are designed to train balance, strength & agility in the different layers of the body. Every Tuesday in June, 7:30 - 8:30pm
Wellbeing
2023
Jun 22
Ignite Your Inner Light: Winter Solstice Celebration

Ignite Your Inner Light: Winter Solstice Celebration

Join us for an extraordinary winter solstice celebration, hosted by Align Pilates, where we will ignite your inner light and empower you to thrive through the winter months | Thursday 22 June, 5:30 - 7pm | PUĀWAI
Wellbeing
2023
Jun 21
Find Your Perfect Match with Volunteer South

Find Your Perfect Match with Volunteer South

'Speed Dating' with a twist- Come along and connect with a cause close to your heart, discover a new passion, meet wonderful people and organisations who strengthen our community through their mahi, and find out how you can get involved.
Exhibition
2023
Apr 15
Stone Moves - Miranda Bellamy & Amanda Fauteux

Stone Moves - Miranda Bellamy & Amanda Fauteux

This new site-specific exhibition by artists Miranda Bellamy and Amanda Fauteux unfolds the complex geological, botanical and human histories within schist.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 15
Low Waste Living Workshop with Sustainable Queenstown

Low Waste Living Workshop with Sustainable Queenstown

Want to learn more about how you can reduce your household waste and save money doing it?! Sustainable Queenstown is bringing you Wastebusters' brand new workshop series: Low Waste Living - Households. | Thursday 15 June 2023 | 6.30pm | WHAKAARI
Exhibition
2023
May 1
Jungle Gym – a collective of jewellery artists in residence

Jungle Gym – a collective of jewellery artists in residence

This exciting collective six-week contemporary jewellery artist residency and exhibition is going to be ever-evolving. Every week new artists will arrive to make in this wonderful space and more contemporary jewellery will be installed until we have a grand closing. | MANAAKI NUI
Talks + Symposia
2023
Jun 11
Making Scents of Nature

Making Scents of Nature

Marking the closing weekend of our remarkable schist installation, Stone Moves, by Miranda Bellamy & Amanda Fauteux, we present a compelling demonstration of the hidden scents in the plants that surround us here in the Queenstown landscape. Sunday 11 June |WHAKAARI | 2pm | FREE
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 10
Introduction to Botanical Watercolour - Sold Out

Introduction to Botanical Watercolour - Sold Out

Unwind after a busy week with an afternoon of community and creativity. During this Botanical Watercolour Workshop, we will be exploring watercolour in a fun and friendly environment. Immerse yourself in nature through observation while learning tips and tricks of this challenging painting technique. All levels are welcome. | 10 June | 1-4pm | WHAKAARI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 9
Lifting the wairua out of  ‘Te Whare Tapa Whā’

Lifting the wairua out of ‘Te Whare Tapa Whā’

Come along and explore the tapestry of our universe’s cosmology with Tau Huirama & Liz Kinley-Huirama. Join Tau & Liz for a two-day waananga for a rich glimpse into a Maaori world view, never shared in this unique way before. | 9 & 10 June 2023 | 9.30am-4pm each day | PUĀWAI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 6
Introduction to Still Life Drawing (Five-week course)

Introduction to Still Life Drawing (Five-week course)

Throughout five engaging and immersive weeks, you'll be guided by experienced artist and art conservator, Kasia Hebda in the fundamentals of composition and technique. Our Still Life Drawing course is here to empower and inspire you! | Tuesdays 6 June - 4 July, 6-8pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 4
Wax Casting - Two-part workshop

Wax Casting - Two-part workshop

A two-part workshop that explores the art of lost wax casting, an amazing jewellery process where you carve your idea into wax and then cast it in precious metal. It is an ancient practice that goes back thousands of years. | JUNGLE GYM | Part #1: JUNE 4 | 2-5pm
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 4
Grow Your Gratitude

Grow Your Gratitude

Join The Creative Workshop Co in this FREE workshop to create your glow-in-the-dark gratitude tree! Sunday 4 June 2023, 3-5pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 27
Taste of Art workshop

Taste of Art workshop

Unleash your creativity and break the boundaries between you and the canvas in this two-day workshop with artists Lucca Rodriguez and Simona Parker! Saturdays 27 May 9am-3pm and 3 June 9am-12pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 2
Art Adventures with Raquel Carter: Sketch and Paint

Art Adventures with Raquel Carter: Sketch and Paint

In this "Sketch and Paint" series - with Artist Raquel Carter, over 2 hrs each week - you will explore sketching, composition, acrylic painting basics, layering, creating form, and working with colour. | 2, 9, 16, 23 June 2023 | 6-8pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jun 1
Art Adventures with Raquel Carter: Wild Mountain series

Art Adventures with Raquel Carter: Wild Mountain series

In this "Wild Mountain series" - with Artist Raquel Carter, over 2 hrs each week- you will explore acrylic painting basics, layering and discussing creating form, composition and colour. | 1, 8, 15, 22 June 2023 | 6-8pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 10
Beginners' Painting with Grant Whibley

Beginners' Painting with Grant Whibley

Join experienced art tutor Grant Whibley in this four week course open to all (no experience needed). Wednesdays 10 - 31 May 2023 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 28
Hamilton - In Harmony

Hamilton - In Harmony

A one day vocal workshop ending with a performance where we will learn 4-part harmonies of highlights from the hugely popular musical, 'Hamilton' by Lin Manuel Miranda. Whether you are an accomplished singer or a beginner - there is room for everyone. Sunday 28 May 2023 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | PUAWAI
Talks + Symposia
2023
May 27
Stone Moves: Art talk

Stone Moves: Art talk

Join us to delve into the remarkable schist exhibition in our Whakaari gallery, Stone Moves, with Curator of Art at Hocken Collections, Hope Wilson. Unpack the layers of geological, botanical and cultural history embedded in Miranda Bellamy and Amanda Fauteux’s installation of this much loved local stone. | Saturday 27 May | WHAKAARI | 2-3pm | FREE
Performing Arts + Theatre
2023
May 25
BONES, a one person play

BONES, a one person play

BONES, a one person play exploring the stories we carry in our bones from our ancestors. Setting: a man baking scones telling stories of his mother, and singing a couple of songs really badly. | 25,26,27 May | FREE
Exhibition
2023
May 25
Jungle Gym - A celebration of jewellery

Jungle Gym - A celebration of jewellery

You are warmly invited to join us in an evening celebrating contemporary jewellery. Meet local and visiting jewellers and view a stunning range of wearable pieces by leading contemporary artists from around the country. All welcome to this event.
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 25
Low Waste Living Workshop with Sustainable Queenstown

Low Waste Living Workshop with Sustainable Queenstown

Want to learn more about how you can reduce your household waste and save money doing it!? Sustainable Queenstown is bringing you Wastebusters' brand new workshop series - Low Waste Living - Households. | Thursday 25 May 2023 | 6.30pm | WHAKAARI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Apr 26
More Feldenkrais® 4 Creatives

More Feldenkrais® 4 Creatives

A 5-week series of Feldenkrais® lessons. Ideal for singers, musicians, artists, and artisans. Nicky will lead you through gentle movement sequences that help you discover better ways of organising your body in action. No previous experience needed.
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 21
The Ring Maker - workshops

The Ring Maker - workshops

Come to this workshop and get your hands on the tools and equipment of gold smithing and walk away with a simple silver ring. | JUNGLE GYM | MAY 21 | 2 sessions avail 2-4pm or 4-6pm
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 14
Unloosed - workshop

Unloosed - workshop

Come to this workshop to explore the art of colour in adornment with experimental materials. Come and make something wild and energetic to break all the tight boundaries we have around contemporary jewellery. | JUNGLE GYM | MAY 14 | 2-5pm
Talks + Symposia
2023
May 12
Chris Jurd – Australian Quilting Artist (Trunk Show & Talk)

Chris Jurd – Australian Quilting Artist (Trunk Show & Talk)

Queenstown Quilters & Patchworkers welcome Australian quilting artist Chris Jurd for a trunk show and talk. | 12 May 2023 | 7-8pm | $5 (at door) | PUĀWAI
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 7
Masterclass: Expand - Contract

Masterclass: Expand - Contract

A professional development opportunity for the wider jewellery community - bring your current work for a structured master class feedback session, exploring context, craft, and the art of editing for specific audiences. | JUNGLE GYM | MAY 7 | 2-5pm
Performing Arts + Theatre
2023
May 6
Queenstown Party Orchestra

Queenstown Party Orchestra

The only rule here is ‘that we’re having fun!’ Join us for the world premier concert of Queenstown Party Orchestra – performing a joyful programme of Latin, light classics and pop covers. Think Billie Eilish meets the Pentatonix! Saturday 6 May 2023 | 7:00pm | PUAWAI
Workshops + Classes
2023
May 4
Acrylic Painting and Mixed Media (4-week workshop)

Acrylic Painting and Mixed Media (4-week workshop)

Come and create original artwork using acrylic and mixed media techniques in this two-hour, four-week workshop with Artist Raquel Carter. Thursdays 4 May - 25 May | 6-8pm | MAHI TAHI
Rangatahi
2023
May 2
Rangatahi Workshops - Term 2

Rangatahi Workshops - Term 2

Join us for a series of creative and hands-on workshops where we explore a variety of mediums and art forms. Led by accredited art teacher Michelle, these workshops will offer a variety of ways to have fun in the Arts. Tuesdays 3:30-5pm | Ages 13-18
Dance
2023
May 1
Brent Street On Tour 2023 – Queenstown

Brent Street On Tour 2023 – Queenstown

After a sold-out tour in 2021 and 2022, Brent Street’s iconic team of choreographers are hitting the road again – bigger and better than before! For the first time ever, Paris Cavanagh, Cassie Bartho and Stephen Tannos will be travelling to Queenstown with Brent Street for an epic workshop experience. 1 May 2023 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm (9:00pm finish for auditionees) | PUAWAI
Dance
2023
Apr 29
Open Floor Dance - Tending the Flame with Sacha Paddy

Open Floor Dance - Tending the Flame with Sacha Paddy

Dance, moving-meditation, music, and community. During this workshop, we will dance, move, share, and reflect. The workshop is open to anyone curious about dance as a practice for living well, no prior experience is necessary.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Apr 30
Acrylic Painting Techniques (4-week workshop)

Acrylic Painting Techniques (4-week workshop)

Come and create a bright and beautiful artwork in this two-hour, four week workshop with Artist Raquel Carter. Sundays 30 April - 21 May | 2-4pm | MAHI TAHI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Apr 23
Art Explorers - Free Workshop  SORRY SOLD OUT

Art Explorers - Free Workshop SORRY SOLD OUT

Join Artist Raquel Carter for a free art taster workshop! Experiment with acrylic painting techniques, learn about colour wheel secrets and a variety of mediums and various techniques of mark-making effects and tonal drawing. | 2-4pm
Tamariki
2023
Apr 11
April School Holidays Programme

April School Holidays Programme

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. Ages 5-12 | Tuesday 11 April - Friday 21 April
Rangatahi
2023
Apr 19
Hand-built Ceramics workshop - Ages 13-18

Hand-built Ceramics workshop - Ages 13-18

This two-day ceramics workshop with Raquel Carter will include basic hand-building skills that offer the student a foundation to create any form. Wednesday 19 April - Thursday 20 April | 10:30am - 1pm both days
Live Music
2023
Apr 19
Cliff Leatherbarrow - Jazz Alchemy

Cliff Leatherbarrow - Jazz Alchemy

Queenstown-based multi-instrumentalist and composer/producer Cliff Leatherbarrow joins us with his band (three members from Queenstown, one from Auckland) to perform jazz standards, and tracks from his recently released album “Jazz Alchemy”. All proceeds will be donated to Cyclone Gabrielle relief.
Exhibition
2023
Feb 17
RE:FRESH - Queenstown Art Society Members Show 2023

RE:FRESH - Queenstown Art Society Members Show 2023

RE:FRESH is an exhibition of brand-new, hot off the press artworks from members of the Queenstown Art Society. Not only are the works spanking new but many of the artists are too.
Live Music
2023
Apr 10
Natalia and Yuri

Natalia and Yuri

Join Natalia Lomeiko, Yuri Zhislin and Sarah Watkins for a night of Mozart, Brahms, Moszkowska and Sarasate.
Tamariki
2023
Mar 31
Youthtown Te Kura Whakatipu O Kawarau Afterschool Programmes

Youthtown Te Kura Whakatipu O Kawarau Afterschool Programmes

Join us for an action-packed afternoon, exploring an exciting range of activities with new friends. Taking place at Te Kura Whakatipu o Kawarau, Monday - Friday, 3-6pm
Tamariki
2023
Apr 5
Youthtown Afterschool Programme Term 1 - Ages 5-12

Youthtown Afterschool Programme Term 1 - Ages 5-12

Come along to our Youthtown Afterschool Programme where we form a fun environment for creative learning. Wednesdays - 3D Creative Fun | Thursdays - 2D Creative Fun | 3:30pm - 5pm | $185 for full term
Dance
2023
Apr 5
Hip Hop with Brooklyn McLeod

Hip Hop with Brooklyn McLeod

These Hip Hop classes will be a fun open class for students to express themselves through dance in a positive enjoyable environment! Classes for 2-14 year olds. Every Wednesday in Term 1.
Rangatahi
2023
Apr 4
Rangatahi Workshops - Term 1

Rangatahi Workshops - Term 1

Join us for an afternoon where we explore a variety of mediums and art forms. Led by accredited art teacher Michelle, these workshops will offer a variety of ways to have fun in the Arts. Tuesdays 3:30-5pm | Ages 13-18
Exhibition
2023
Jan 28
Cindy Huang

Cindy Huang

Cindy Huang explores exchange, ancestry, and materiality in her solo exhibition. Her installation of hundreds of handmade porcelain lilies aims to explore the lack of recorded knowledge about the Chinese settlement locally in Tāhuna and regionally in Ōtākou and Murihiku.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Mar 29
Feldenkrais® for Creatives

Feldenkrais® for Creatives

A 5-week series of Feldenkrais® lessons
. Ideal for singers, musicians, artists, and artisans. Nicky will lead you through gentle movement sequences that help you discover better ways of organising your body in action. No previous experience needed.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Mar 25
Queenstown Art Society Workshop Series: +Create; Collage and Landscape

Queenstown Art Society Workshop Series: +Create; Collage and Landscape

Megan Huffadine will lead this workshop in creating experimental works exploring composition and ideas for a landscape painting by using the mixed media collage process | 10am-1pm
Talks + Symposia
2023
Mar 19
Cindy Huang: Artist talk and clay workshop

Cindy Huang: Artist talk and clay workshop

Join us for a kōrero and workshop with Cindy Huang to learn about her practice and her process of working with clay.
Workshops + Classes
2023
Mar 14
Queenstown Art Society Workshop Series: ‘Inverted Perspectives’ Ceramic Flowers Workshop

Queenstown Art Society Workshop Series: ‘Inverted Perspectives’ Ceramic Flowers Workshop

Join artist Louise Parker for a 90 minute workshop and collaborative exhibition. Participants will make three white ceramic flowers to be installed as part of the RE:FRESH exhibition | 5:30-7pm
Workshops + Classes
2023
Mar 11
Queenstown Art Society Workshop Series: +Create; Collage and Abstraction

Queenstown Art Society Workshop Series: +Create; Collage and Abstraction

Megan Huffadine will lead this workshop in creating experimental works with mixed media collage exploring the possibilities of abstract composition with motifs and grids. | 10am - 1pm
Talks + Symposia
2023
Mar 4
The Art of Your Life: Megan Dunn on life, death and video art

The Art of Your Life: Megan Dunn on life, death and video art

Come along and listen to acclaimed art writer, critic, and performance artist Megan Dunn discuss her life as a practicing artist and writer | 3pm
Talks + Symposia
2023
Mar 2
Aspen Institute NZ Summer Series: Geopolitical Challenges

Aspen Institute NZ Summer Series: Geopolitical Challenges

The 2023 Aspen New Zealand Summer Series: Geopolitical Challenges will analyse the current geopolitical challenges surrounding our region and discuss what they mean for New Zealand. Great Power Rivalry - 2 March | PUĀWAI
Workshops + Classes
Squiggla

Squiggla

A gymnasium for creative thinking. Squiggla is a programme that exercises creative thinking through free-flow mark-making and is all about visual exploration and creative discovery without the pressure to 'make art' or 'copy' something. In the world of Squiggla, you will experience mark-making in action. You are invited to exercise and embrace your creative thinking with whānau (family) and friends.
Talks + Symposia
2023
Feb 9
In Conversation: Sue Gardiner and Karen Gardiner (Co-Directors of Squiggla)

In Conversation: Sue Gardiner and Karen Gardiner (Co-Directors of Squiggla)

Join us for a conversation and morning tea with Sue Gardiner (MNZM) and Karen Gardiner, co-directors of the Chartwell Trust and creators of Squiggla. 11am | Free
Live Music
2023
Feb 9
Squiggla LIVE with Squiggla creator Sue Gardiner

Squiggla LIVE with Squiggla creator Sue Gardiner

Join us for a special Squiggla workshop led by Sue Gardiner, the creator of Squiggla. Listen to local musicians and make marks to the music – exploring different compositions, time and rhythm. 6pm - 7:30pm | FREE
Tamariki
2023
Jan 31
January School Holiday Programme

January School Holiday Programme

Join us as we explore the Arts in a fun and engaging way. Led by accredited Art teacher Michelle, each workshop enhances your child’s creativity and imagination. Ages 5-12 | Wednesday 11 January - Wednesday 1 February
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jan 29
Exploring drypoint with Kyla Cresswell

Exploring drypoint with Kyla Cresswell

Explore the possibilities of drypoint with artist Kyla Cresswell. Further your drypoint knowledge and learn how to add colour to your image as part of the print process using ink, chine collé or monoprint. We will also take a look at tetra pack printmaking. Sunday 29 January | 10am - 4pm
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jan 28
Bucket Hat making workshop with Kay Turner

Bucket Hat making workshop with Kay Turner

From Irish fishermen to war veterans to LL Cool J and Run DMC bucket hats have risen from practical purpose, fishermen seeking cover from the rain to high fashion. Satisfy your inner style by coming along to craft yourself a new summer accessory and trying your hand at slow fashion. Saturday 28 January | 11:30am - 1:30pm | WHAKAARI
Workshops + Classes
2023
Jan 28
Introduction to drypoint with artist Kyla Cresswell

Introduction to drypoint with artist Kyla Cresswell

Learn how to make a drypoint etching with artist Kyla Cresswell. Use tools to draw onto a plate and hand print onto paper using an etching press. Create burrs, textures, lines and stipple to build up your image. Suitable for beginners. Saturday 28 January | 10am - 4pm
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