The Culture Club Events
If you like to do stuff that's arty and unique, you'll love our year-round Culture Club events focussing on all areas of culture - including talks, parties and behind-the-scenes happenings.
Here's what's coming up ...
Elevator Repair Service meet & greet
Thursday 1 March 2018, 11:45am
Hosted by the New Zealand Festival’s own Artistic Director, Shelagh Magadza, enjoy conversations on Hemingway and the New York City theatre scene with the cutting-edge creatives and cast from The Select (The Sun Also Rises).
Future Playground hangout
Friday 2 March 2018, 5:30pm
Meet some of the world’s leading digital artists, including Wellington’s own creative tech legends, at this behind-the-scenes industry event.
And stay tuned for more exclusive Culture Club events to be held during the 2018 Festival, including pre-show social meet-ups and more.
An exclusive studio visit to a gem of Wellington’s art scene – Piera McArthur
Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September
Join us for intimate art studio visits with one of New Zealand’s beloved Wellington contemporary artists, Piera McArthur.
Bill Frisell – A portrait: Exclusive film preview and live artist Q&A
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Meet Bill Frisell himself at this very special Advance Preview of the 2017 SXSW-nominated bio-pic Bill Frisell – A Portrait.
What a character: Cindy Sherman private brunch
Sunday, 4 December 2016
Enjoy a private brunch at Nikau Café and personal guided tour of City Gallery Wellington's Cindy Sherman exhibition with curator Aaron Lister at this Culture Club-exclusive event.