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  • Whakawhiti - an evening of performance and discussion

    Celebrating Maori Music Month with this stellar line up at Creative Waikato HQ this Thursday 25 August. An evening of performance and discussion with Waimihi Hotere, Noel Kaa and Horomona Horo. An interactive evening where three Maori musical… Read more

  • Historic win for Yerevan Trio at National Chamber Music Contest

    Auckland and Christchurch have dominated the National Schools Chamber Music Comp for decades. Last weekend three extraordinarily talented Waikato teens Sophie Zheng (violin),Hyein Kim (cello) and Marianna Kang (piano) of the Yerevan Trio won the national title with… Read more

  • Piano & Eggs

    The School of Media Arts, Wintec is proud to present “PIANO & EGGS” - a new series of breakfast concerts to be held every Monday in August. The concerts will happen from 7-8am starting from the 1st of… Read more

  • Poetry Evening with award winning poet - Glenn Colquhoun

    Celebrate National Poetry Day 2016 Come and hear award winning Kapiti poet and doctor Glenn Colquhoun in conversation with local poet and author Peter Dornauf

  • Titus @ The Meteor

    Slip of the Tongue presents William Shakespeare’s big, bold, and bloody play: TITUS ANDRONICUS. Written between 1588 and 1593, the play is thought to be Shakespeare’s first tragedy and was extremely popular in its day. The play tells… Read more


NZ International Film Festival - Hamilton

There are over 50 films in the Festival and there is plenty of variety for all. You can register on the Film Festival web site and you will get regular emails regarding the films coming up plus a description of… Read more


Call for Artists - Raglan Arts Weekend 2017

Raglan Arts Weekend will once again return to Raglan over the Auckland Anniversary Weekend (Saturday 28 January to Monday 30 January 2017) and local artists are now invited to register for the event.   Running every January since 2009, the weekend… Read more


You are the Artist

Ever wanted to create a miniature artwork? here's your chance. Create a miniature art piece at the Waikato Museum, it's a free event, everyone welcome.  When; Wednesday 21 September, 10.30am-2.30pm… Read more

Featured Events

Musical Feast

September 1, 2016

Hear top musicians from the Conservatorium of Music at the University of Waikato play in the Museum gallery. No booking required.

Cooking The Books

August 27, 2016

Cook book writers and food reviewers Emma Galloway, Alexa Johnston, Bev Wood and Denise Irvine will discuss their insights and ideas about… Read more

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Two weeks left for artists to register for this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize

August 22, 2016

There are still two weeks left for artists to register for this year’s Aesthetica Art Prize, an international award that celebrates excellence… Read more

Momentum grows for Hamilton theatre rebuild partnership

August 2, 2016

Momentum Waikato would oversee the building of a new theatre if Hamilton City Council approves a partnership. A plan that could get Hamilton… Read more

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