Aratoi Building and Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Aratoi is an inspiring venue. Our spaces are ideal for corporate events, cocktail parties, or meetings. We offer a range of venue hire options at competitive prices.

Enquiries to: info@aratoi.co.nz 

Aratoi Building

Aratoi Building

  • 370 square metres of climate-controlled galleries, meeting internationally recognised museum standards
  • The refurbishment of the former Wesley Church into a gallery and performance space
  • A Windows Gallery, opening into the courtyard 
  • A large central Foyer doubling as a venue for private functions
  • A courtyard, including a Marae Atea with a dedicated entry for Taonga 
  • The back of house, including the collections store, preparation area and loading bay
  • Meeting room on the mezzanine floor, overlooking Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Masterton i-Site, a tourist information centre
  • Entice Café on the north-eastern corner
  • Aratoi Museum Shop

Aratoi was designed by Studio Pacific Architecture and received a 2002 NZIA-Resene New Zealand Award for Architecture in the Community and Cultural Category.