"A new gallery that works to support children in hardship is a commendable charity" - Sam Edwards, Waikato Times 14 May 2019
It is hard to imagine that within our immediate geographies there are children, who for a variety of reasons through no fault of their own, face incredibly tough lives with very uncertain futures. Governments that come and go will typically address some of these issues without resolving the plight of children who fall outside their general programs. For this reason, the Achieving Change for Children Charitable Trust (ACCCT), is fully committed to raising funds for children in true hardship.
Raglan Art with Risk 27.9.19 - 27.10.19
The next Welcome Swallow Gallery exhibition, raglan art with risk has its opening night on 27 September. Visit our blog page for further details. You can download the exhibition Catalogue below.
Waikato Times Reviews Threads of Life Exhibition 13 August 2019
Sam Edwards provides a thoughtful review of the threads of life Exhibition by calling out one of the pieces that was sold early on. "Zipper or Door" by artist Rainy Du is chosen as emblematic of the exhibition's intent.
To see all items in the gallery, surf to "Blog" and download the threads of life pdf Catalogue
Our annual fundraising Quiz Nite
Calling all teams, the Quiz Nite is just around the corner! This established event has proved to be a very successful evening raising funds for children's charities in the Waikato. Put your team together and register at the Welcome Swallow Gallery and Gifts, asap!
The Sculpture Park now open on Sundays
The Welcome Swallow Gallery supports all artistic endeavours. Here we feature the magnificent Sculpture Park and Waitakaruru Arboretum. A visit to the gallery and taking in the Sculpture Park makes a perfect Sunday. For further details to plan your visit, surf to the website below.