The Papillon Foundation promotes opportunity, quality of life and social change through the development of the arts in our community.





Arts in the Community

Arts experiences have the potential to greatly
enrich the life for those participating.

Here at the Papillon Foundation, our aim is for the arts to play a significant role in helping the Wellington Region achieve the vision of becoming a dynamic and economically prosperous community.  A community renowned for its quality of life and broad opportunities.


"The Arts" include, but are not limited to:

  • music, dance, theatre & live entertainment
  • visual arts, design, craft & public art
  • video, film & photography
  • electronic media, digital arts & multimedia
  • poetry, writing, storytelling & literature
  • interdisciplinary art, such as live art & performance art
  • popular culture