support & opportunities
Become part of our community — connect with other artists and creative professionals, experiment in our art spaces, and learn skills to help you thrive as a working artist.
Toi Pōneke facilitates workshops, courses, artist residencies, training seminars, and artist encounters.
We offer mentoring and funding support to creative professionals and artists of all disciplines.
Our programmes utilise individual and group learning, emphasise collaboration and knowledge sharing among participants, and value experimentation, taking risks, and embracing curiosity.
If you have an idea, or would like to talk with us about professional development opportunities, email Paora Allen.
now & next up
Toi Pōneke Arts Centre are pleased to announce Abi King-Jones as the Write Room Wellington Screenwriter’s Residency 2019’ with her project Out of the Vaipe, The Deadwater.
A development programme created for artists. Each seminar aims to be very practical, providing clear pointers, steps to follow, real world examples and practical ‘how to guides’ in specific arts development and business skills.
Gain more knowledge of specific arts funding areas offered through Wellington City Council and Creative New Zealand. Go over specific funding guidelines and get tips and advice from someone who writes applications to trusts, foundations, city councils and Creative New Zealand.
Learn which business structure best fits your needs depending on whether you’re set up as a sole trader, a company, partnership or charitable trust. Get up to date on basic tax know how, either when it comes to paying tax for yourself, your business or contractors. This seminar will cover basic income tax requirements, GST, withholding tax.