Artists Open Studios    21 - 29 MARCH 2020

Artists Open Studios is your gateway to experiencing the vibrant and diverse arts community of Whanganui and its surrounding districts.

Home to many established, world renown and emerging artists, the city is a premier arts destination for New Zealand.

Explore studios in history and quirky locations, many are only open to the public during this event, experience the creative process first-hand, and meet the artists behind the art. Held over two weekends every year in March, this event is not to be missed.

Whether you’re a serious collector, or a just dipping your toe in the water, if you are local, or from far-afield, there is no doubt you will enjoy the relaxed and inspiring journey of Artists Open Studios.

OPEN STUDIO WEEKENDS  21st - 22nd and 28th - 29th March


Browse our diverse range of studios and artists now:

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Photo: Miles Ward. Street Art: Daniel Mills

pLANNING YOUR AOS EXPERIENCE

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;

iSite Whanganui - 31 Taupō Quay, Central, Whanganui

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui - 38 Taupō Quay, Central, Whanganui

QUARTZ, Museum of Studio Ceramics, 8 Bates Street, Central, Whanganui 

Inkt - 17 Victoria Avenue, Central, Whanganui

Paige's Book Gallery - 60 Guyton Street, Central, Whanganui

The Citadel, 14 Rangiora Street, Castlecliff, Whanganui

Gonville Library, 44 Abbot Street, Gonville, Whanganui

Red Door Gallery, 88 Putiki Drive, Putiki, Whanganui

There are also complimentary Trail Maps distributed across the region and country.

FEATURED STUDIOs

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Download the Trail guide:

Complete the form to download a free PDF of the Artist Open Studios Trail Guide for 2020.

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FEATURED ARTISTs