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 ...


Future Playground hangout

Future Playground

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

The_Culture_Club_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

Bill Frisell - A Portrait film

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

City Gallery Cindy Sherman exhibition

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.