Artists Open Studios

Visit galleries and studios to see the work of hundreds of local artists.

15 March – 24 March 2024

Embark on an adventure to find the art that moves you! In this eclectic multimedia showcase of local talent, hundreds of artists open their doors and share their unique craft over two weekends in March.

On one of the largest, longest-running and most diverse artist trails in the country, you are invited to come and meet some of New Zealand’s leading and emerging artists.

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.

Whanganui – Te Taonga Toi o Aotearoa, The Arts Destination of New Zealand.

Explore Whanganui’s stimulating artisanal spaces. Participate in events and workshops. Discover delicious tastes in our restaurants and cafes. Enjoy the history of this beautiful UNESCO City of Design. Take home a taonga to enrich your space.


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