Creative Workshop Series
Join us at the gallery for a series of creative workshops with Susan Roome - click on image to sign up
Decoupage Treasure Box - 2 & 16 March
(2 sessions) $20
Rice Paper for Gifts - 30 March & 13 April
(2 sessions) $20
Paper Flowers - 27 April
(1 session) $10
Arts on Tuesday
Join us at the gallery on the first Tuesday of the month for artist talks, live performance and morning tea.
Next event: Tuesday 7 March 2023
10.30 am - 12 noon
Friday Painting Group
A group of painters meet each Friday 11am - 2pm at the gallery to pursue their own painting projects with support and instruction from Susan Roome.
For anyone interested in developing and extending their painting ability, intermediate level and above.
Expressions of interest to:
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
POSTPONED: The Madeleines in Morrinsville
Join us at the gallery for a fun evening with vintage vocal trio The Madeleines. Be transported to a golden era of jazz, swing and glamour. Supper and a selection of beer, wine and juice included.
This event is brought to you by the gallery Fundraising Committee.
Tickets $80, purchase at the gallery.
PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
SOLD OUT: A Long Italian Lunch
Join us on Friday the 23rd of September at the gallery for a fun Italian lunch!
Expect wine tasting with a wine expert, superb food and a little entertainment in the mix.
This event is brought to you by the gallery Fundraising Committee and by attending this event, you are supporting the gallery directly.
Tickets $50, purchase at the gallery
‘Raising Funds for the Creative Arts’ Workshop
Thursday 8 September 9.30am-12.30pm
Get up to speed with the how-tos of funding your creative project.
Creative Waikato will be joining us for ‘Raising Funds for the Creative Arts’ - a 3 hour workshop covering the key building blocks of funding.
Gallery Workshop Series
May - July 2022
Join us at the gallery for a series of art workshops for all ages.
Matariki Photographic Exhibition
'Remember the past, celebrate the present and plan for the future'
9 July - 14 August 2022
Submit a photo by Friday 1 July that speaks to one of the three key themes of Matariki:
1: Remembrance – Honouring those we have lost since the last rising of Matariki
2: Celebrating the present – Gathering together to give thanks for what we have
3: Looking to the future – Looking forward to the promise of a New Year
Drop your A3 size or smaller unframed work into the gallery (with name, title and contact number on the back) or email to email@example.com with your name, the title of the work and your contact details.
Sunday Workshop Series
Charcoal Drawing with Susan Roome
Sunday 1st, 8th, 15th May 12-3pm
Join Susan for a workshop series at the gallery and learn to draw with charcoal
Introduction to Charcoal Drawing
‘Introduction to Charcoal Drawing’ with Susan Roome
Sunday 3rd April 1pm - 3pm
Morrinsville Record Fair
Friday 1 April 2022 11:00am – 2:00pm in the Gallery Foyer
A wide range of records from variety of different vendors from Taamaki Makaurau Auckland, Taranaki, Tauranga, Rotorua, Kirikiriroa Hamilton and more!
All sizes, speeds and styles, including Blues, Jazz, Rock, Soul, Punk,1980's, Soundtracks and more.
Call for Artwork
Have you ever dreamed of having your artwork displayed in a gallery?
Now’s your chance!
We are calling all local artists to be part of our new exhibition celebrating talent in the Matamata-Piako community. Artwork of all types welcomed.
CANCELLED: Creative Recharge Workshops
*Unfortunately due to Level 3 restrictions, we have had to cancel these workshops*
Creative Recharge Workshops with Sybille Schlumbom
Make time to explore and restore your own creativity
Friday 24th September & 1st October | 15th (postponed due to Level 3 restrictions) & 22nd October
10.30am – 12.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 16th & 17th October
Starting at 9am each day
We are pleased to be able to hold the scheduled Te Toi Tūāhu Project Art Wānanga on the 16th and 17th of October. Following on from Kaupapa Matariki is Kaupapa Māori Art with guest artists plus materials and kai provided. The art created will then go on to be exhibited in the gallery and further public spaces.
For those who have signed up – we look forward to seeing you at 9am this coming Saturday and Sunday at the gallery, 167 Thames Street, Morrinsville.
Whāia te mātauranga hei oranga mō koutou
Wacky & Wonderful Wearable Arts
Wacky & Wonderful Wearable Arts, Take Two
A fundraising committee event for the Morrinsville Art Gallery
Our mid-winter Makers' Market 2021 is coming up!
Saturday 24 July, 10am - 3pm
School Holiday Workshop
Open to students 6 years and up, we have two fun art workshops on Thursday the 22nd of July!
MORNING WORKSHOP 10am -12pm: 'Up-Cycled Jewellery Making' with Haneen $30
AFTERNOON WORKSHOP 12.30pm -2pm: 'Thumb Pots' with Gemma $20
Students can attend one or both! ($40 to attend both) Email the gallery to book.
This year to celebrate Te Matatahi o Te Tau the Matamata Piako Libraries, together with the Wallace Art Gallery have created a kaupapa.
Now underway with 'In-library' wānanga this kaupapa will move into a second phase of fun and creative activities within the art gallery.
Wednesday 21 April 2021
The Morrinsville Library, Museum & Art Gallery are partnering for a holiday workshop.
Drawing with Gemma Reid
A four week drawing workshop with Gemma Reid
Art Festival Workshops 2020
Wallace Gallery Arts Festival 2020