Paradox Tauranga Street Art Festival


23 Mar
03 May
Paradox Youth Art Competition
23 March to 03 May

Tauranga City Council is searching for Tauranga’s next superstar street artist through the Paradox: Youth Street Art Competition.  Read more

28 Mar
15 Jun
Paradox Inside exhibition
28 March to 15 June

The ground-breaking exhibition features the Oi YOU Collection and bespoke works created by international and local street artists!  Read more

Askew One: Graffiti vs Street Art
29 March

Askew One discusses his take on the difference between graffiti and Street Art, and the evolution of these art forms.  Read more

Paradox Live
01 April

Come and join us to celebrate Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival with live performances – including the fantastic Troy Kingi Band and Bailey Wiley.  Read more

01 Apr
15 Apr
Paradox Wall Walks
01 April to 15 April

Be one of the first to walk the walls around the city and see the unique murals some of the world’s finest artists have created.   Read more

Footnote New Zealand Dance presents: Watch This Space
06 April

A physical response to Paradox Inside and the gallery environment, Watch This Space provides a different perspective on the way that art-forms connect and respond to our lives.   Read more

Paradox Inside Family Fun Day
08 April

Enjoy Creation Stations, storytelling, and an art hunt on this street art themed fun-filled day!  Read more

Art After 5: Street Screens
10 April

Do you enjoy flexing your creative muscles but are not a confident artist? The art relief provided at this Art After 5 event for adults may be just what you're looking for.  Read more

18 Apr
28 Apr
Paradox Inside school holiday programme
18 April to 28 April

Children aged 4 – 14 Street art inspire will enjoy practical art workshops inspired by the festival for 1.5 – 2 hours.  Read more

19 Apr
22 Apr
Breaking and Hip Hop Fundamentals dance workshops
19 April to 22 April

Children will learn breaking and hip hop fundamentals with international respected b-boy talent Rush Wepiha.  Read more

20 Apr
18 May
Exhibition: Pick and Shovel Men leave their mark
20 April to 18 May

Hard of hand, muscle and face New Zealand’s tunnellers, our pick and shovel men, left their mark on the WW1 landscape.  Read more

Street Food Festival & the official opening of the tidal stairs
06 May

Celebrate street culture and the new tidal stairs with a bird-man competition, street food, performance, water displays and more.   Read more

08 May
13 May
Paradox Film Festival
08 May to 13 May

The best street art films all week at the Historic Village.   Read more

Paradox Inside drop-in session for families
13 May

Visit Paradox Inside with the family and create simple artworks inspired by street art.  Read more

15 May
04 Jun
Paradox: Youth Street Art Exhibition
15 May to 04 June

Five pieces from each category of the Paradox Youth Street Art competition will be selected to be exhibited for the public to enjoy.  Read more

Youth Art Competition Auction
10 June

The Paradox: Youth Street Art Exhibition will conclude with live music, great food and hospitality to set the stage for the live auction, which will see money raised go back to our young creatives.  Read more