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Welcome to Artspost

Waikato Society of Arts

Waikato Society of Arts is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to serving the art needs of the visual artist and art lovers at every stage of their development.

WSA works to enrich the community by supporting growth and development of the visual arts through classes, exhibitions, forums and fellowship.

WSA hosts the annual New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award and biennial Natiional Youth Art Awards, as well as the Westpac Business Art Awards and various other exhibtion events. WSA are also pleased to be the major sponsor of the National Contemporary Art Award. 

Become a Member and enjoy all the benefits of belonging to one of the oldest and largest Art Society in New Zealand!


2014 WSA Calendar - Get your copy now!


Our 2014 WSA calendar is now available for purchase at $15 each! Please support WSA by purchasing it for yourself or as gifts between now and the end of 2013. Think – birthdays, anniversaries, any special occasions and of course Christmas presents. As with the 2013 issue there is some excellent artworks with a wonderful variety of genres from the Members show - a credit to WSA!  Pop in to the office to purchase your copy now!


Creating Art Connections is our mission:

Working with local and regional arts organisations
Developing WSA business memberships
Working with sponsors and benefactors to support the visual arts
WSA newsletter
Connecting members, artists, buyers, community leaders and the general public

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The WSA Office and Art School are located on Level 1 of the ArtsPost Building, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand. The Office is open:   
Mon    8.30am to 5.00pm 
Tue     8.30am to 5.00pm 
Wed    8.30am to 1.00pm
Thu     8.30am to 12.00pm
Fri       8.30am to 12.00pm
After these hours, messages can be left on 07-839-4481 or email