Colour the Night With Rotorua Museum

Date: Thursday, 11 July 2019
Venue: Childrens Art House, Government Gardens

Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Price: Free

Explore Rotorua’s CBD as it comes alive with arts, culture and performance.

Explore Rotorua’s CBD as it comes alive with arts, culture and performance on Thursday 11 July 2019 between 5.30pm – 8.30pm. Re-imagine the city as spaces and organisations open their doors to art, music, dance, fun, laughter and food.

This is a free event with something for everyone so get the beanie and gloves ready to join us for a fun night out in Rotorua.

Rotorua Museum will be doing crafts and face painting at the Children’s Art House (Government Gardens).  Come in and make a paper spinner, do some colouring in or get your face painted and see what it looks like in the UV room at the Arts Village.

Colour the Night is Rotorua's annual one night Winter arts festival which brings sees arts and cultural spaces in Rotorua open their doors for a night full of performance, music and creativity. This event is also for locals and visitors to explore central Rotorua for a night through an artistic lens. There will be lots of things to see, new things to try and lots of people to meet.

Past events have seen more than 2000 people getting involved on the night with more than 200 local artists/performers involved. The event is held during Matariki and is a showcase and celebration of local talent during this magical time of year.

Rotorua Museum is thrilled to partner with The Arts Village alongside many business and community groups to host this wonderful event. Check back closer to the time for a full venue and activity plan.

For further information please contact Rotorua Museum, phone 07 351 8055 or email


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