Art & Cultural Events
The Great Lake Taupo region is rich in artistic and cultural events. There are regular art exhibitions at the Taupo Museum, weekly art markets and many gallery showcases from time to time. Scroll down the listings below to see what artistic venture is coming up next.
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Taupō District school children have created artworks with a Matariki (Maori New Year) theme. Colourful and endearing, these classroom art exhibitions are always popular.
Minkisi is a dramatic global exhibition of African statues and masks from the Desmond Bovey collection. Most of the works in Minkisi have religious and social functions and as you contemplate them you’ll sense they are not simply objects; they have...
Once again the Kinloch market will be held on Labour weekend Sunday 22nd October 2017. Lots of interest again for this event with Over 100 stall holders from all over New Zealand participating. Contact Lyn Lealand, the event organiser text 0211628393...
This exhibition delves into the lives and experiences of a number of local people who were living and working in the Taupō district during the 1960s’ and 70s’. Hear their stories and get a feel for this period with retro artefacts and fabulous photos...
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The Events Capital of New Zealand With so many various events happening all year round, it is no wonder that Great Lake Taupo is considered to be the Events Capital of New Zealand. Attend an event, provide support or organise an event. You'll find impeccable hospitality like no other.- Steve Giles, District Events Manager, Taupo District Council