We are 'do it together'

The Incubator Creative Hub is the collision

between arts and the people.

Incubator: A device used to grow culture
 

The Incubator Creative Hub is the collision between arts and the people.

A vibrant and diverse destination where audience, creatives, community arts groups meet to practice, celebrate, showcase and experience art and culture.

The Incubator weaves the arts into the fabric of our city by generating opportunities for participation, knowledge and education while demonstrating the importance of arts practice in everyday life.

We are a tangible example of the positive power that artists and art organisations can contribute to community connectedness, human well-being and belonging.

We deliver an exhaustive program of events to empower artists and community to engage in cultural projects and activities.

We champion the arts on and behalf of our arts community Telling OUR stories through art

The birth of a creative hub

2013

 The Incubator was founded to grow connect what was a fractured creative community.
 

2014

The Incubator became a Charitable Trust
 

2016

The Incubator expanded with 

a 2nd building - The Artery Art Learning Space.

Filling a gap to offer much needed adult art learning and fostering social connecting through creativity.

2017

The Incubator Hub is further developed with the addition of the People's Gallery -Toi ka rere
A true gallery for the people

 

2018
The Jam Factory music hub was opened.

The opening of the Satellite artist exchange studios

2019

The launch of Okorore Ngā Toi Māori studios & Whare Taonga gallery.

2017

Winner Supreme Winners
Trustpower Community award

2014
Art & Culture
Award

Commendation


2015

Winner Regional Award
Art & Culture 

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Connecting

audience 
to the arts.