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Sarjeant Gallery Art Talks at The Backhouse

Event | March 19, 2024 – March 19, 2024

Art Talk: Sophie Jerram, Mark Amery, Anique Jayasinghe and Andrew Clifford on Public Art and Social Change

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Sarjeant Gallery Art Talks at The Backhouse

Event | March 21, 2024 – March 21, 2024

Artist Talk: Jade Townsend Current Tylee Cottage artist-in-residence, painter Jade Townsend will talk about her past work and present practice whilst in Whanganui.

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Lyndsay Patterson Glasswork Auction

Event | March 22, 2024 – March 22, 2024

Artist Open Studios are proud to host an auction of Lyndsay Patterson’s glass artwork in support of the Lyndsay Patterson Art Foundation.

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Riverside Paddle & Palate

Event | March 15, 2024 – March 15, 2024

To celebrate the opening of Artist Open Studios we are hosting a pop-up event on the banks of the awa behind the Riverboat Centre & Museum. Come enjoy an evening of tunes, and food and help launch the start of the Artist open Studios.

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Te Aramoho Ki Te Ao Hou Marae

Event | March 16, 2024 – March 17, 2024

Explore a range of traditional artforms at Te Aramoho Ki Te Ao Hou Marae

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Pottery workshop with Fiona McLeod

Workshop | March 14, 2024 – March 14, 2024

This is the second workshop that Fiona will be running during Whanganui Artist Open Studios. Make a set of three nesting plates with flowers and shells from Castlecliff Beach.

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Pottery workshop with Fiona McLeod

Workshop | March 22, 2024 – March 22, 2024

This is the first of two workshops run by Fiona during the AOS event. In this workshop held at my studio, you will create a vase, cup, or tumbler with or without patterns pressed into the surface.

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Stained Glass workshop with Jo Conroy

Workshop | March 18, 2024 – March 22, 2024

Come and make your own suncatcher using the copperfoil technique of stained glass in these beginner level workshops. 9:00am – 10:30am 11:00am – 12:30pm 1:00pm – 2:30pm 7:00pm – 8:30pm

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Pottery workshop with Ruby Duncan

Workshop | March 18, 2024 – March 22, 2024

Join Ruby Duncan aka ‘a mother potter’, for a fun few hours creating your own boob mug or bowl. Creations available 3 weeks after the workshop

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Glass Work workshop with Rosalind FitzPatrick

Workshop | March 18, 2024 – March 18, 2024

In this fused glass workshop 2 projects will be made by each participant. They will be fused and can be picked up the next day 10:00-2:00pm

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Embedded Mosaic workshop with Louise Herdman

Workshop | March 19, 2024 – March 19, 2024

Do join me for a One Day Workshop creating mosaics with texture, flow and patterning. We use a range of materials for an exciting and varied finish… All materials supplied with plenty of choice options

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Glass Work workshop with Fran Anderton

Workshop | March 20, 2024 – March 20, 2024

Frantic Glass is offering a 3 hour experience for 2 people to experience working with hot glass from a portable Dragon Glassblowing Furnace 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

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Kantha Stitch Sampler workshop with Karen Workman

Workshop | March 20, 2024 – March 21, 2024

Kantha Stitch Sampler: Simplest way to create quilts…no new fabrics, no planning, no fabrics the same together, and choose the next that surprises! 10:00-2:00pm

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Raranga workshop with Woven Together Collective

Workshop | March 22, 2024 – March 22, 2024

Learn how to harvest harakeke safely and sustainably according to tikanga and weave a kono or konae (small basket) to take home and gift to someone. 3.00-6.00pm

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Felt Making workshop with Susan Shand

Workshop | March 18, 2024 – March 18, 2024

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this workshop is no longer available.

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Print Making workshop with Graham Hall

Workshop | March 18, 2024 – March 18, 2024

Come along and explore a paper relief print process and experience the joys of printmaking with Master Printmaker Graham Hall. 6:00-8:00pm

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Print Making workshop with Graham Hall

Workshop | March 20, 2024 – March 20, 2024

Come along and explore a paper relief print process and experience the joys of printmaking with Master Printmaker Graham Hall. 6:00-8:00pm

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Pinch Pot Flowers workshop with Lee Creations

Workshop | March 18, 2024 – March 18, 2024

1 hour. 10am, 12pm or 2pm Min 4 people, max 8 people. Age 16+ Make 3 pinch pot flowers. Will be unglazed but fired so you can paint and finish them at home.

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Pinch Pot Flowers workshop with Lee Creations

Workshop | March 22, 2024 – March 22, 2024

Hand building pottery pinch pot flowers workshop. 1 hour. 10am, 12pm or 2pm Min 4 people, max 8 people. Age 16+ Make 3 pinch pot flowers. Will be unglazed but fired so you can paint and finish them at home.

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Curiosity Shelf workshop with Lee Creations

Workshop | March 21, 2024 – March 21, 2024

Hand building pottery curiosity shelves workshop. 2.5 hours. 10:00-12:30pm Create a wall hanging curiosity shelf decorated with natural textures found from the guarden and slip. 2.5hour will stop for light refreshments half way.

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Felt workshop with Karen Workman

Workshop | March 21, 2024 – February 21, 2024

Create on felt – insets, pockets, frills, dreads, holes etc.to make felt design more exciting. Venue will depend on numbers. All materials provided

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Rutland Street Block Party

Art2Play | March 16, 2024 – March 16, 2024

Enjoy a traffic free zone for kids to explore a range of art2play activities

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Junk Play

Art2Play | March 16, 2024 – March 16, 2024

Get creative with junk!

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Butterfly Alley

Art2Play | March 16, 2024 – March 16, 2024

Make an origami butterfly and fly it in the alley. Did you know a group of butterflies is called a kaleidoscope?!

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I Spy Art

Art2Play | March 16, 2024 – March 16, 2024

Public art . Pick up your map from the isite.

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Rutland Street banners

Art2Play | March 16, 2024 – March 16, 2024

View the banners hanging across Rutland Street created by local tamariki.

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