Lose yourself in our Dens of Creativity - 19 - 27 March 2022
Whanganui: the eclectic art capital of Aotearoa
STUDIOS WILL BE OPEN:
Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 March 2022 from 10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 26 - Sunday 27 March 2022 from 10.00am - 4.00pm
Embark on an adventure to find the art that moves you! In this eclectic multimedia showcase of local talent, hundreds of artists will open their doors and share their unique craft over two weekends in March 2022.
As one of the largest, longest running and most diverse artist trails in the country, we invite you to come and meet some of New Zealand’s leading and emerging artists. Join us for our Launch, Friday 18 March with the all-studios showcase: 'Starting Point Exhibition’.
Some studios are open between the weekends and year round, so make sure to check out their profiles and look for the arrow and calendar icons.
Explore our stimulating artisanal spaces. Participate in events and workshops. Discover delicious tastes in our restaurants and cafes. Enjoy the history of our beautiful River City. Take home a taonga to enrich your space.
Each studio and artist registered to participate in the event has a profile page here on the website, featuring a bio, images and contact details.
The Trail Guide is also available to help you plan your AOS experience, it is available to download for free below, or you can purchase for $5.00 per copy from the following locations;
Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui - 38 Taupō Quay, Central, Whanganui
QUARTZ, Museum of Studio Ceramics, 8 Bates Street, Central, Whanganui
There are also complimentary Trail Maps distributed across the region and country.
Artists Open Studios 2021 may be over but many of our studios and galleries are open throughout the year. Download the 2021 Trail Guide and look out for the calendar icon that indicates studios open year round.
Complete the form to download a free PDF of the Artist Open Studios Trail Guide for 2021.