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Welcome to Artspost

Waikato Society of Arts


Fostering creativity and growth of visual arts


Supporting local artists with learning facilities and providing resources and exhibition opportunities

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 holds several exhibitions each year and we are especially proud of hosting the National Youth Art Award and the New Zealand Paint and Printmaking Award both attracting entries from all over New Zealand.

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

National Youth Art Award 2017

We are looking forward to get rolling with the NYAA 2017!

Details here

Waiprint 2017

We are looking to this years Waiprint exhibition, 4 August to 4 September at ArtPost Gallery.

New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2017

Now in its 17th year the New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award or the NZPPA, as it is known, has a proud history of presenting a well-rounded group exhibition that forms a part of the Hamilton Arts Festival featuring artwork produced by many of New Zealand’s top artists alongside the giving on a significant award.  

The Award Winner is Rose Meyer with her work Journey; from pen to print to paint

Merit Award winner is Heather Straka with Street Parade.


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The WSA Office, Art School and the Next Level Gallery are located on Level 1 of the ArtsPost Building, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand. 

The Office is open:    
Mon    8.30am to 4pm
Tue     8.30am to 4pm
Wed    8.30am to 4pm
Thu     8.30am to 4pm
Fri       8.30am to 4pm

After these hours, messages can be left on 07-839-4481. For Artschool email, all other enquires email