Come and view some fantastic local art and visit local artists and galleries as part of The Mercury Bay Art Escape Artists Open Studio Weekends held on the weekends of 3rd and 4th March and 10th and 11th March 2018.
Open Studio weekends are held every year over the first 2 weekends in March and draw many art loving visitors to the beautiful coastal area of Mercury Bay on the Eastern Coromandel Peninsula. Encompassing the areas of Pauanui, Tairua, Hahei, Hot Water Beach, Cooks Beach, Whenuakite, Whitianga, Kuaotunu, Matarangi and Whangapoua the studios are open from 10am until 4pm.
The Gala Opening of the Showcase Exhibition and celebration of the 11th Artists Open Studios will be held at Hot Waves Café, Hot Water Beach on Friday 2 March at 7.30 pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.mercurybayartescape.com
The 2017 FREE ART GUIDE
A new format full colour FREE brochure includes artists' details and an example of their work, easy to read maps, plus listings for many cafes, galleries, wineries, breweries, tours and accommodation options in the area. The Art Guide will be available free from artists’ studios, i-sites, galleries, many cafes throughout Mercury Bay, and from our website.
Mercury Bay Art Escape now on Google Maps!
We have created a map on our website with locations for all artists, galleries, accommodation, restaurants, cafes, shops, transport and services providers participating in the Mercury Bay Art Escape to make it easier for you to find your way around.