square edge community arts

Made in Manawatuu.

We are a place for local artists and the community to come together to practice, showcase, and celebrate art in all its forms.

 
 
 
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Our Mission.

Our mission is to sustainably manage and develop Square Edge Community Arts centre, providing emerging artists in the Manawatuu community with low-cost access to the arts.

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june 2017

[An] amazing art space which supports all artists in Aotearoa
★★★★★

Maree Gibson / Review Us

 

 
 

Our Spaces.

 
 DANCE STUDIO  The Dance Studio is used by a wide range of groups including Latin Dance, Zumba, Belly Dancing and more.

DANCE STUDIO

The Dance Studio is used by a wide range of groups including Latin Dance, Zumba, Belly Dancing and more.

 FX THEATRE  The FX Theatre seats up to 36 people and has an AV system well suited to screening movies or for performances such as readings, solo-shows and public talks.

FX THEATRE

The FX Theatre seats up to 36 people and has an AV system well suited to screening movies or for performances such as readings, solo-shows and public talks.

 GROUND EXHIBITION SPACE  The ground floor exhibition space is a flexible use space for anything from art exhibitions, group shows, markets, events...  Talk to the team to find out if this space will suit your needs.

GROUND EXHIBITION SPACE

The ground floor exhibition space is a flexible use space for anything from art exhibitions, group shows, markets, events...  Talk to the team to find out if this space will suit your needs.

 THE HALLWAY  The Hallway is part of the exhibition space available for hire.

THE HALLWAY

The Hallway is part of the exhibition space available for hire.

 
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Nimble Funding.

We have been offering Nimble Funding to community artists and groups since February 2017. We have funded venue hire, travel, costumes, art supplies, accomodation, professional development and equipment hire.

 

7+

THOUSAND DOLLARS FUNDED

We have up to $1000 to give away to local artists and groups every month.

 

9+

groups benefited

We fund groups and companies from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines.

 
 

13+

individuals supported

If what you're creating is beneficial to Manawatuu, you're eligible.

 
 

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Make a Donation

We are a non-profit organisation. All donations are eligible for tax rebate.