Get ready to soak up the sizzling vibes because the summer rays are kicking in!
It’s time to dive into the ultimate line-up of events and workshops - that will both rock your world AND support our Aotearoa artists.
From SAE’s new songwriting programme to UXBRIDGE's hands-on workshops in pottery, stained glass, jewellery crafting, and even bonsai mastery, there's an outlet for every creative mind to enjoy.
Give your 2024 creative career ambitions a head-start, set yourself on an immersive creative journey, try out drama, dance and music or find ways to improve your mental health through the arts.
As you roam around Aotearoa this summer, get amongst everything on offer at creative hotspots like Whakatāne, Tauranga, and Hamilton.
Enticing opportunities to try your hand at glass casting and sensory drawing classesawait. From lively markets to captivating exhibitions, holiday programmes, crafting, music gigs and cinematic showcases, dive into the kaleidoscope of creative experiences this amazing country has to offer!
SAE Auckland New Songwriting Programme
Launching February 2024, this is a game-changer for all music lovers dreaming of being singer-songwriters or performers! With two awesome pathways: the Diploma in Songwriting and Musicianship, and the Bachelor of Songwriting, you have everything you need to master melody and lyric writing, composition, collaboration, live performance, and recording techniques.
UXBRIDGE Summer Programme: The HeART of Howick
Step into the gem of East Auckland’s cultural community and explore your creative side this summer. Uxbridge Arts & Culture offers Auckland’s widest range of classes; explore popular pottery, stained glass and jewellery workshops. Gift your loved ones with your own creations in our candle and soapmaking classes. Discover new talents with expert-led lessons in kintsugi and bonsai. Expand those culinary talents in our cheesemaking masterclasses. Carefully curated season by season, our programme offers a world of new experiences including jam-packed kid’s holiday programmes.
Corbans Estate Summer School makes its eagerly awaited return this January
Whether you are an established artist; are seeking professional development; or are simply wanting to reconnect with your creative side, Summer School 2024 caters to all skill levels for a week of artistic self-discovery.
With eight different workshops tutored by some incredible NZ artists, Summer School 2024 would make a wonderful start to the new year and an excellent Christmas gift for someone looking for a rich artistic experience.
TAPAC’s Summer Holiday Performing Art Programmes
Hamilton Arts Festival
SCULPTBOX DIY Glass Casting Kit
Open-Air Drawing Workshops
Looking for ways to be mindful this summer? Kinship Open-Air Workshops will guide you through an embodied, sensory drawing processes that makes a deeper connection with the landscape. Held in the Ruapehu District, three days, two nights, suited to all abilities.
The Incubator Creative Hub’s Summer Schedule
Whakatāne Arts Festival
Toipoto Summer Intensive
Kids Art Holiday Programme
"I Did it My Way" From the archive of Dame Malvina Major - Exhibition