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Mercury Bay Art Escape - Second Weekend

Mercury Bay Art Escape - Second Weekend

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Event info

Event Date
March 11, 2023 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
End Date
March 12, 2023

Various artists studios
Mercury Bay, Whitianga
All ages
Organiser Website

Event information may be subject to change. Please confirm details with event organisers.
Mercury Bay Art Escape - Second Weekend

This iconic Mercury Bay event is held each year in early March. A FREE event and opportunity to explore the Coromandel's Mercury Bay artists studios, see their work, talk and even purchase their work.

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Artists Open Studios

Local artists are opening their studios again to the public in March as part of the Mercury Bay Art Escape. All are welcome to visit over the two weekends in March to enjoy meeting, see work in progress and even purchase pieces of artwork.

There is a brilliant mix of artists including:

  • potters
  • sculptors
  • painters
  • printmakers
  • photographers
  • flax weavers
  • woodworkers
  • mosaic artists
  • jewellers
  • a glass artist 
  • and a furniture maker.

From Tairua to Rings Beach, grab a map and enjoy FREE entry to studios from 10am-4pm each weekend. Look out for the official blue Art Escape flags along the way. 

Gala opening and Showcase Exhibition

The Art Escape will be opened with a Gala event. This mix and mingle will showcase work from artists and give you a preview on what will be on offer. 

The Gala opening and exhibition is a ticketed event.

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