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Mercury Bay Art Escape Artists Open Studios


Sat 6 Mar 2021, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 7 Mar 2021, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sat 13 Mar 2021, 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 14 Mar 2021, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: Eastern Coromandel Peninsula, Tairua to Kuaotunu, Whitianga

Restrictions: All Ages

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  • Admission: Free
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50+ artists welcome you to visit their studios in the first 2 weekends in March each year. The area encompasses Tairua, Hahei, Hot Water Beach, Cooks Beach, Whenuakite, Coroglen, Whitianga, Kuaotunu, Rings Beach and Opito Bay.

The annual artists open studios provide a unique opportunity to visit the artists in their creative environment, see new work and gives you the chance to purchase directly from the artist.

The artists, including 2 art groups and 7 new members all bring a rich and eclectic mix of arts, including potters, sculptors, painters, printmakers, photographers, flax weavers, woodworkers, mosaic artists, jewellers, a glass artist and a furniture maker.

Free Art Guide available at various outlets on the Peninsula or pdf version to download at the website.

Mercury Bay Art Escape is an enriching and engaging visual experience for locals and visitors to the region.