Events and Exhibitions

Upcoming Events

Poetry Night

First Wednesday of the month from 7PM at the Riverton Community Arts Centre.


Annual General Meeting - Riverton Community Arts Centre

20th October 2021 from 6:30 PM

Riverton Community Arts Centre AGM - all welcome.


The meeting will be held at Riverton Community Arts Centre at 149 Palmerston St, but can also be attended online via the link https://meet.google.com/orj-xdhn-yhm

We are dedicated to promoting the Arts in Riverton & Southland and would love to hear your ideas for ensuring the arts thrive in our community.

We are currently looking for people to join the RCAC committee with skills in accountancy and financial reporting as well as anyone who wants to grow the creative community in Riverton. We also welcome volunteers who may be unable to commit to joining the committee.

If you are interested in getting involved with the Riverton Arts Centre please get in touch with Hayley, RCAC Coordinator at info@rivertonarts.nz


Steampunk - Community Exhibition

1st October - 25th October 2021

Prepare for time machines, ray guns and flamboyant hats, our popular Steampunk exhibition is back!

All artistic media welcome to exhibit. Entry forms can be found here.

Key dates

Sunday 19th September
Deadline to drop off artworks at Riverton Arts Centre.

Saturday 2nd October
Exhibition opens.

Monday 25th October
Exhibition closes.

Alice in Where-land - Community Exhibition

8th January - 6th Febuary *PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATES*

This community exhibition focuses on mental health and how fiction can depict the challenges and disorientation of the current era. Perhaps we really are all mad here?

All artistic media welcome to exhibit. Entry forms can be found here.


Key Dates


Friday 10th December
Entry form and fee due.


Saturday 8th Jan

Exhibition opens.


Sunday 6th Feb

Exhibition closes.