Support Us

Become a Friend

The Lysaght Watt Gallery offers inspiring exhibitions for the public, with occasional public workshops for local artists/artisans and exciting activities for the community.

By becoming a Friend of the Gallery, you are supporting the Gallery to:

  • support emerging and established artists by exhibiting their art works
  • facilitate economic development opportunities for the arts in South Taranaki
  • support the initiatives of other art groups within the South Taranaki District with the provision of exhibition spaces
  • increase access to expertise and education in the field of the arts.

Friends receive our monthly newsletter, invitations to our exhibition openings and the Biennial Art Awards with opportunities to speak with the artists. Friends also receive an exclusive discount on art supplies at Hawera Paper Plus.

A Friend’s subscription is $10 per year. Please fill in the form below and once completed please attach and email it to If you prefer to call into the gallery and collect a form and pay in person, please come and visit us. Your support is very much appreciated.

Other Support

We welcome support through donations and sponsorship of exhibitions. If you are interested please use our contact form to get in touch and someone will be in touch soon.

Volunteer Roster

The Gallery is manned by volunteers. This is a peaceful, satisfying role which requires very little and gives very much. If you would like to be added to the roster please use the contact form to provide your details. One of our committee members will be in touch.