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We’re making some changes

The Arts Foundation has a proud history of supporting the arts. We’ve celebrated many remarkable artists and have many wonderful patrons as friends. It's time to go to the next level.

New Zealand France Friendship Fund boosts Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship

As the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship looks to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2020, the Arts Foundation is delighted to acknowledge the generous “legacy” investment of $300,000 in the Fellowship by the New Zealand France Friendship Fund.

The French Riviera and New York –Two Game Changing Destinations for Three Prolific NZ Artists

We are proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship and the Harriet Friedlander New York Residency...