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Get ready to have your minds blown, your hearts warmed, and your spirits lifted, because The Arts Foundation is kicking off an epic year of creativity. We’d love to welcome you in person, around the country to some of the biggest arts moments of the year. Join Kotahi, our supremely generous giving collective, to secure your tickets to these events and more!


Queenstown Garden Party Ft. The Arts
Queenstown, Saturday 11 March.

Join us at the home of Caroline Hutchison and Henry van Asch for an afternoon of kai, libations, great artists and great people.


Springboard Celebration
Wellington, 6:00PM Thursday 27 April.

Wellingtonians we’re locked in for Autumn! Celebrating a year of mahi from our current Springboard duos and announcing the 2023 Springboard recipients. More details to come. (Note we are planning an Auckland and Christchurch Springboard event too – dates to come.

Great New Zealand Arts Dinner Parties
Nationwide, May.

Our incredibly intimate, expertly crafted dinner parties are back this may when you can hang out with one of New Zealand’s most outstanding (and Arts Foundation awarded) artists, your pick of great New Zealand chef, Craggy Range wines plus champagne and Antipodes, and a lucky few of your closest pals. We have 6 dinners left to allocate – enquire for us to get match making chefs and artists for you.

Laureate Party
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, Friday 1 September.

The party of the year is back. Save the Date, more details to come.