Exhibitions at The Arts Village


Check out the current and upcoming art exhibitions at The Arts Village Rotorua. Our three gallery spaces have ever-changing exhibitions from local artists, community groups and from the wider community. If you would like to have your own exhibition in our space, exhibit with us!


Exhibitions on now:


He Kete Kotahi – He Whenu Maha (One basket – Many strands)

Exhibition on now until May 18 2024.

This exhibition is a biennial exhibition organised by the Bahá’ís of Rotorua and the Rotorua Multicultural Council, and is in honour of Abdu’l Baha whose life was dedicated to positive social and spiritual transformation of the world, particularly the harmony of all ethnicities and races. If you want to know more please visit  https://www.bahai.org.nz

Exhibition Closing and Awards: 11am Saturday 18 May


Exhibitions coming up:


Winter Pottery Exhibition

This is a mid-year exhibition for The Rotorua Potters Group and is a  collaborative exhibition with invited clubs from the Bay of Plenty area. The theme is winter with functional and used throughout the winter months such as mugs, teapots and tea cups, soup bowls, bakeware etc. 


Auahitūroa – A Eulogy to Tobacco

As part of the National Smokefree May 2024 Campaign, Hāpai Te Hauora proudly present Auahitūroa – A Eulogy to Tobacco. Auahitūroa will manifest as a traveling art exhibition, commencing on May 1st and concluding at Matariki in 2024. The exhibition will showcase works from esteemed Māori artists across diverse mediums, along with contributions from local community artists and rangatahi. The objective of the exhibition is to initiate conversations that recognize the space tobacco has occupied in New Zealand’s culture.

Applications to exhibit are now closed.

Exhibiting at The Arts Village 25th May -17 June 2024

For more information please email: tobaccocontrol@hapai.co.nz