Raglan’s art community draws inspiration from the natural surroundings – the sea, the shore, waterfalls, cliffs, caves, and some of the best beaches in New Zealand. This striking landscape has combined with the locals’ love of water sports, walking and fishing to inspire photographers, potters, painters, poets, tailors and all manner of other artists from across the Waikato region and world.
Raglan Arts Scene
If you’re looking for some of the best art the Waikato region has to offer, you will find plenty of it in Raglan. Picturesque landscapes, a laid-back atmosphere and a healthy dose of kiwi hospitality have enticed some of the country’s best artists and artisans to this coastal town, creating a thriving arts scene.