Our mission: Creating an enviable art nexus for Palmerston North and connecting our city to memorable arts encounters




Nau mai haere mai – welcome to Square Edge Community Arts the home of all things creative!

Square Edge Community Arts are a not-for-profit organisation with over 40 years of experience working with and within our community. Square Edge are governed by a community board and have a team of four passionate staff all working part-time hours to manage our arts centre building, galleries, gallery shop, tenancies, and a wide array of programmes and events. We house, host, and offer self-representation and the opportunity to build sustainable incomes to our eclectic, vibrant, colourful and hugely diverse community.

Artwork by Tom Turner, 2018

We respect and trust each other and value differing perspectives

We strive to be the best we can. Expect us to be daringly innovative

We believe in the strength of connection. Community first

We encourage participation from all members of our community

We do what we say when we say



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Square Edge Arts Centre

Toi Māori Gallery

Puanga Exhibition | He Aho Tangata

June 26th – July 22nd, Entrance Gallery

Ngā Toi Harakeke

June 26th – july 24th, Pop Up Gallery

Untold Stories:

WW2 Displaced Persons who settled in Palmerston North

June 25th – July 24th , Main Gallery