Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Artists In Action --- A New Arts Trail For Miramar Peninsula

Press release

Artists In Action--- A New Arts Trail For Miramar Peninsula, Wellington


Click for big version.

The Miramar Peninsula, minutes from central Wellington, is home to the most productive, prolific and exciting creative community in New Zealand.

Already known for the International film industry created by Weta and Peter Jackson, there is also a large concentration of excellent artists living and working in the area. The newly formed Miramar Peninsula Art Trail will present an Artists in Action weekend March 8th and 9th, 2014 when you can follow a specially produced art trail map and meet over 20 artists in their studios. This is an opportunity to see artists in their own environments, painting, sculpting, potting, print-making and crafting unique and beautiful work.. You can discuss technique, ask questions and purchase or commission quality art from the artists, knowing its story from the artists themselves.

Surrounded by scalloped bays and sparkling seas the Miramar Peninsula The area is known for its great beauty and fine dining from charming cafes to sophisticated restaurants, many of whom have helped to sponsor this special event. A great day out for locals and visitors and a treasure hunt!

The $10 ticket to the event provides entry into a painting draw if 10 or more studios are visited. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mpat.co.nz or direct from the Clay Penguin, 13 Hector st, Seatoun.

SHORT ONE:

ARTISTS IN ACTION

On the Miramar Peninsula, minutes from Wellington, an unusual concentration of artists working help form the most productive, prolific and exciting creative community in New Zealand. On Saturday and Sunday, March 8th and 9th, 2014 from 10AM to 4PM all the artists on the Peninsula will be in their studios at work with their paintings, sculptures, prints and pottery available for sale and the methods and stories behind their work revealed. Your $10 ticket fee enters you into a draw for a painting by one of 20 participating artists if you visit 10 studios. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mpat.co.nz or direct from the Clay Penguin, 13 Hector st, Seatoun. There are a number of charming cafes and restaurants along the trail, all in an area of exquisite natural beauty.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Bodega: Venue Closing At The End Of The Year, After 25 Years Of Music

"It is with considerable sadness that, for reasons beyond our control, we regret to announce the closure of Bodega’s doors at the end of this year, after 25 years of faithful and committed service to live music in Wellington." More>>

Memorabilia: Te Papa Buys Peter Snell Singlet

Te Papa has purchased the singlet worn by Peter Snell at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics at an auction this morning at Cordy’s auction house in Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Women At The Centre

In the first chapter of her epic History of New Zealand Women, Barbara Brookes places a version of the Māori creation story alongside that of the Pākehā colonists, setting the scene for how each society saw women. The contrast is startling. More>>

In Auckland Art Gallery: A Tour Of Duty

I had already started my journey through the exhibited collections when an audio announcement about a guided tour to embark shortly from the foyer was made, I decided to join in. Why not? More>>

Art: ‘Holiday’ Wins IHC Art Awards

An intricate embroidered cushion by Wellington artist Jo-Anne Tapiki has won the 2016 IHC Art Awards and $5000. Jo-Anne started working from IHC’s Arts on High studio in Lower Hutt 18 months ago and this is the first time she has entered the competition. More>>

‘Quasi’: Christchurch Art Gallery Reveals Rooftop Sculpture

Christchurch-born and internationally renowned artist Ronnie van Hout has had a huge hand in Christchurch Art Gallery's latest outdoor installation. More>>

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news