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Waipu Museum Art N Tartan Wearable Arts Awards

Event Information

T: 09 432 0746   |   W:

Celebrating the 1782 repeal of the Act of Proscription

The Waipu Museum Art n Tartan Wearable Arts Awards are held annually. They celebrate the 1782 repeal of the Act of Proscription which dictated for 40 years that no men or boys from the Highlands were allowed to wear tartan.

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Scottish heritage is celebrated in this unique event

Amazing and unique costumes adorn the runway

Each year the costumes entries become more and more unique and extravagant. A high calibre of workmanship goes into each and every entry. It is an amazing and interesting event celebrating another part of Waipu's Scottish heritage.

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Three shows for this years fantastic event - Opening night, Afternoon Matinee and Awards Evening!

Art n Tartan 2018 will be held on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 July 2018

Where tradition meets fantasy! At the Celtic Barn, Caledonian Park. Friday 20 July 'Opening Night Show' starts from 8.00pm.

This years event will be split into three shows. A magical 'Opening Night' performance at 8.00pm, followed the next day by a fantastic afternoon 'Matinee Performance' at 2.00pm and finally topped off with an inspiring 'Awards Evening' of light and sound at 8.00pm.

Showcasing creative endeavour from around New Zealand. So come on, let your fancy take flight and step into a world where tradition meets fantasy!

Cash bar available. A fantastic addition to Waipu in Tartan winter events. Tickets available from Eventfinda or Waipu museum.

Enquiries to Waipu Museum on 09 432 0746.

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Where to find Waipu Museum Art N Tartan Wearable Arts Awards

  • Art n Tartan

    Celtic Barn