Artists Open Studios 2018
Events, Workshop and Floor Talks.

APPETITE FOR ART

The Blend
FRANK Bar + Eatery
Ceramic Lounge at The Big Orange
Saturday 17th March & 24th March 2018
$95 incl welcome drink

Enjoy a progressive dinner with 3 of Whanganui’s finest restaurants with a 3 course dinner to celebrate Whanganui, the arts and the fine cuisine of the city.

Tickets are available through Eventfinda, Whanganui I-Site.
Contact Kelly Scarrow on 027 3042126

ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS FUNDRAISER AUCTION

Sarjeant Art Gallery, 38 Taupo Quay
Saturday 24 March from 6pm
A limited collection of pieces that represent creativity and the skill of generous Whanganui artists. These pieces will be auctioned along with gifts donated by local business supporting the arts. Funds raised will enable the success of the Artists Open Studios Whanganui, in years to come.
Complimentary wine and nibbles will be served.

Contact Kelly Scarrow on 027 3042126 or
openstudios.whanganui@gmail.com

ART DRIVEN

Meeting at the Starting Point Exhibition – 19 Taupo Quay.
Both weekends- Saturday 10.00am and Sunday 9.30am Saturday $40* – Sunday $45*
* Lunch not included in ticket price.

Join like minded people and experience a full day of an eclectic mix of studios and galleries throughout Whanganui city with the team from Take it Easy Tours. Be chauffeured in comfort & sit back & relax between studios.

Saturday: An extensive tour of Whanganui studios & galleries – lunch will be at a local café.
Tickets at Evetfinda.
Sunday: Will be taking in the studios of Marton in the morning and returning to view a selection of Whanganui studios & galleries for the afternoon – lunch will be at a local café.
Tickets at Eventfinda.

Tickets available at: www.eventfinda.co.nz & Whanganui I-Site.

KICKSTART YOUR CREATIVITY WITH FLEUR WICKES

Friday 23rd March, 1-4pm | 3 hours | $99.00 | 10 places
sarah@spacestudiogallery.co.nz | 027 371 8595 | Space Studio & Gallery, 64 Taupo Quay
Stuck in an artistic rut? Don’t know whether you’ve got an artistic bone in your body? Spend a fun and exciting afternoon with renowned artist Fleur Wickes, and she’ll show you how to kickstart your creativity! No artistic experience required.


FELT MAKING WITH SUSAN SHAND

Thursday 22nd March, 5.30pm | 4 hours | $50.00 | Min 3 / Max 6 places
susanshand@gmail.com | 021 262 6919 | Article Café, 20 Drews Ave Whanganui
Come and make a seamless felted cushion cover with your own choice of colour and design. All materials provided.


TEXTURED FLOW MOSAIC WORKSHOP WITH LOUISE HERDMAN

Wednesday 21 March, 10am to 3pm | 5 hours | $75.00 | Min 6 / Max 10 places
info@mosaicpictures.co.nz | 027 3754715 | Louise Herdman Mosaics, 50 Guyton Street
Create a mosaic that has flowing movement and texture using an embedding process. We will use a variety of glass, unglazed porcelain, schist and small rocks. Workshop fee includes all materials, handouts and use of tools.


CLAY WORKSHOP WITH IVAN VOSTINAR

26th, 27th, 28th March, 6-9pm | 11 Hours Total | $200.00 | Min 2 / Max 8 places
ivan@vostinar.com | 06 927 6828 | Vostinar Gallery, 7 Rangiora Street
Clay workshop consisting three evenings of making and a glazing session the following week. You will be shown various making techniques including hand building, slab building and wheel work. Make whatever you wish, no experience is needed and the cost includes clay, glaze and firing. Everyone can expect to leave the workshop with multiple works.


JAN PENN

Wednesday 21st March, 9.30am | 4 hours | $130.00 | Min 3 / Max 6 places
Facebook: Rishworth Tatty Mixed Media | 06 345 3121 | 25a Drews Avenue
Dream – Imagine – Create. Certified tutor in the use of Eco friendly Powertex Products. Experience the ability to create a fictional figure from the Masai Tribe in Kenya. All items and information are supplied to complete a finished art piece.


AN EVENING IN THE MUSEUM

Tuesday 20th March, 7.30pm | 1-1.5 hours | $10.00 | Min 5 / Max 15 places
06 348 5555 | Quartz, Museum of Studio Ceramics, 8 Bates Street
Studio potter, Rick Rudd, will conduct a guided tour of the Museum and talk about the collections, exhibitions and works on show, with anecdotes and tales of almost 50 years involvement with Ceramics. Not to be missed!