Top of your Artists Open Studios journey with our exclusive dining experience – Artists Palate. Join us for a progressive dinner where we will gather to weave together an evening around food and art. The evening includes: ~ Tour of Starting Point Exhibition with drinks and canapés~ Evening meal and desert at Mud Ducks~ After hours visit to Sarjeant i-SITE … Read More

Go to the home page and scroll to the bottom to download your free version of the 2021 Event Trail Guide. Which studios are you excited to visit?

We are now in Alert Level 2. This is a good time to share our COVID 19 event policy.

Make the most of your Artists Open Studios experience and register for one of our workshops. This is an opportunity to learn a new technique, play in a different medium and let your creativity flow. All the workshops are hosted by participating artists. You will find all our workshops and events in the events section.

It is time to start mapping your art journey with our Event Trail Guide. They have all the information that you need. So, pick up your guide today! They are currently available for $5.00 at: Whanganui i-SITE Visitors CentreSarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua WhanganuiQuartz Museum of Studio CeramicsBrown & CoVostinar Gallery Porridge WatsonInktPaige’s Book GalleryThe Citadel CafeArticle Cafe More … Read More

Hot off the press! Our 2021 Event Trail Guide is now available from the Whanganui i-SITE for $5.00 and will be available around the country in the new year. How great does it look?! Pdf versions will also be downloadable on this website in the new year. We can’t wait to welcome you to Whanganui in March!! Cover artist: Ali … Read More

In 2001, 7 artists opened up their studios on Taupō Quay for the first ever Artists Open Studios. 21 years on and 88 Studios are participating, showcasing the talent in Whanganui, the Arts Destination of New Zealand. Add it to your calendars now. We look forward to welcoming you in March 2021.

Artists Open Studios Whanganui is back for another fantastic year! Save the date: 19th – 28th March 2021. Artists registrations are now open from Wednesday 23rd September – Saturday 31st October 2020. Interested in registering for this event as an artist? Contact us. Otherwise stay tuned, full event info to come!

Dear Visitors, Unfortunately the 2020 event was cancelled due to the global pandemic Covid-19. Many of the studios that participate in the event are open throughout the year or by appointment, we encourage you to contact studios you had planned to visit directly to arrange private viewings of their work, many of them are also selling their works on line … Read More