The Old School Arts Centre is run by the Raglan Community Arts Council, a registered charity. Rooms and facilities are available for rent on a casual or regular basis.

Community Gallery

The community gallery regularly hosts exhibitions of local arts. If you’d like to host an exhibition, talk to our coordinators.

Theatre Workshop

The Theatre Workshop is an ideal venue for small events. Hold your classes, practice sessions, meetings, workshops or small conferences here. The room is equipped with a whiteboard and a video projector. A home theatre system can be provided to show DCP, e-cinema and DVD/Blu-ray movies.

Theatre Workshop Capacities
Theatre 30
Boardroom 12
U-shape 12

Catering for working lunches available. Off street parking provided.

Creative Workshops

The Old School Arts Centre has an ongoing programme of Creative Workshops. These include raranga, harakeke, mosaics, felting, painting, drawing, pottery, drama, dance and music.

The Clay Shed

A very active part of the Old School Arts Centre is The Clay Shed, our community pottery. Come along to a workshop or join the pottery group and use the facilities.

Community Gallery

The Community Gallery at Old School Arts Centre is Raglan’s premier visual arts space. We offer a high-profile space, and substantial sales and promotion opportunities.

Exhibition opportunities are available for established and emerging artists and community groups.

Weddings

The Old School Arts Centre is available for small weddings

St Lazarus Art Studio

The Art Studio is located in the St Lazarus annex. It is available for painting sessions, with basins and with easy to clean flooring. Easels are available.

Commercial Kitchen

The kitchen in the St Lazarus annex is registered for commercial food preparation activities. It is also available for catering of events at the Old School Arts Centre.

To hire a venue at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre, please download and complete the appropriate form:

Hire of Theatre, Gallery, St Lazarus Art Studio or back garden

Hire of St Lazarus Kitchen

Hire of music/concert venue

Hire of Old School Arts Centre for private/corporate function, wedding or event

Hire of portable video projector/screen for off-site use

Hire of gallery space for exhibitions

Sound system rental agreement