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Hall of Fame exhibition by Optive101 - Optive101's...

Hall of Fame exhibition by Optive101 - Optive101's Studio Artists induct a Hall of Fame with portraits of their favourite cultural icons, recognising their influences and social impacts. Last day of this exhibition is Thursday 22 Feb.
 

Arts Review submission day is not far away!...

Arts Review submission day is not far away! Tuesday 27 Feb. All the details are on the sarjeant.org.nz site include the entry forms. Go for it! Arts Review submission day is not far away! Tuesday 27 Feb. All the details are on the sarjeant.org.nz site include the entry forms. Go for it!
 

Our new collection exhibition ‘Clouds’ is up...

Our new collection exhibition ‘Clouds’ is up and will be open from tomorrow! — A selection of works from the Sarjeant Gallery’s permanent collection depicting the many moods of clouds as represented over several centuries of artmaking — #fromthecollection #clouds #painting #photography #print #sarjeantonthequay @ Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui
 

Its up! Assistant Curator Jessica Kidd and...

Its up! Assistant Curator Jessica Kidd and Registrar Ben Davis have just finished installing the latest exhibition of works from the Sarjeant Collection. It's called CLOUDS and we think you are going to absolutely love it. In a word: uplifting. Opens tomorrow till 27 May at Sarjeant on the Quay.
 

It’s the last weekend to view Wendy Fairclough:...

It’s the last weekend to view Wendy Fairclough: Selected Works, this exhibition of cast and blown glass has been a hit with all ages so make sure you catch it at Sarjeant on the Quay before it ends this Sunday! Open 10.30am-4.30pm Saturday & Sunday. — #wendyfairclough #sarjeantonthequay #castglass #blownglass #selectedworks @ Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui
 

The Artists Open Studio's billboards have popped...

The Artists Open Studio's billboards have popped up around our beautiful city. Lizzette Britton and Glen Macmillan have their work featured on the bottom of Mt View Road. Keep an eye out for the other 4 billboards around town! The Artists Open Studio's billboards have popped up around our beautiful city. Lizzette Britton and Glen Macmillan have their work featured on the bottom of Mt View Road. Keep an eye out for the other 4 billboards around town!
 

RECEIVING DAY for the 2018 Sarjeant Gallery Te...

RECEIVING DAY for the 2018 Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Arts Review Tuesday 27 February 10.30pm to 4:30pm The Arts Review is open to any artist living in the Whanganui region. One artwork, in any medium, created in the last 12 months may be submitted for consideration on Tuesday 27 February, 10.30am to 4.30pm. This is an opportunity for artists to have their work shown at one of New Zealand’s leading art galleries, where it will be enjoyed by thousands of local, national...
 

10 String Symphony Sunday 4 March at 4.30pm at...

10 String Symphony Sunday 4 March at 4.30pm at Sarjeant on the Quay Touring New Zealand & Australia from Nashville Tennessee, Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer of 10 String Symphony present mesmerizing acoustic innovation with their 5 string fiddles and vivacious musical voices. “Old-time, folk and bluegrass, all delivered with a dash of rock and roll spunk.” – American Songwriter Magazine Cash bar during the interval Tickets $20, Gallery Friends & Stars $18; purchase from Sarjeant...
 

Two fantastic shows opening at 5.30pm this Friday...

Two fantastic shows opening at 5.30pm this Friday 16th February at 85 Glasgow Street - THE SILENCE OF THE SHEEP with works by Lauren Joan Lysaght and CATHARSIS featuring new ceramic works by Katerina Smoldyreva Two fantastic shows opening at 5.30pm this Friday 16th February at 85 Glasgow Street - THE SILENCE OF THE SHEEP with works by Lauren Joan Lysaght and CATHARSIS featuring new ceramic works by Katerina Smoldyreva
 

NEW TRAILER EXCLUSIVE + GIVEAWAY: We're thrilled...

NEW TRAILER EXCLUSIVE + GIVEAWAY: We're thrilled to be the first to show you the brand new trailer for KOBI (NZIFF 2017). KOBI will have a nationwide release from 8 March thanks to Madman Entertainment NZ. This warm and humorous doco about Kobi Bosshard, widely regarded as the grandfather of contemporary New Zealand jewellery, explores his philosophy of life and work, as captured by his daughter Andrea Bosshard. We have some double passes to give away to KOBI. To be in to win simply...
 

Whanganui's Sarjeant Art Gallery has been emptied...

Whanganui's Sarjeant Art Gallery has been emptied out ahead of a multi-million dollar earthquake strengthening and extension project. Costing a total of $34.9 million, it's a dream that's taken two decades to realise, with many moments of despair along the way.
 

The annual Whanganui Arts Review is the longest...

The annual Whanganui Arts Review is the longest running event of its type in the country and is a valued component of the Sarjeant’s programme. The selected exhibition is open to all artists working in any media in the Whanganui region, including all areas that link to the Whanganui River, and is ...
 

A look at Glen MacMillan, artist...

A look at Glen MacMillan, artist A look at Glen MacMillan, artist
 

The annual Whanganui Arts Review is the longest...

The annual Whanganui Arts Review is the longest running event of its type in the country and is a valued component of the Sarjeant’s programme. The selected exhibition is open to all artists working in any media in the Whanganui region, including all areas that link to the Whanganui River, and is ...
 

Whanganui's Sarjeant Art Gallery has been emptied...

Whanganui's Sarjeant Art Gallery has been emptied out ahead of a multi-million dollar earthquake strengthening and extension project. Costing a total of $34.9 million, it's a dream that's taken two decades to realise, with many moments of despair along the way.
 

'Variety Art Exhibition' by Chris Roberts. This...

'Variety Art Exhibition' by Chris Roberts. This exhibition is now on in the Front Gallery till Saturday 10 Feb. 'Variety Art Exhibition' by Chris Roberts. This exhibition is now on in the Front Gallery till Saturday 10 Feb.
 

Whanganui celebrates an ever growing Artists Open...

Whanganui celebrates an ever growing Artists Open Studios. Whanganui celebrates an ever growing Artists Open Studios.
 

Hey there! Be sure to listen to Radio New...

Hey there! Be sure to listen to Radio New Zealand's Standing Room Only show today 12-4 to hear all about the Sarjeant Gallery Redevelopment Project and all that it entails for you and us and the whole region! Hey there! Be sure to listen to Radio New Zealand's Standing Room Only show today 12-4 to hear all about the Sarjeant Gallery Redevelopment Project and all that it entails for you and us and the whole region!
 

Standing Room Only is literally radio with...

Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment, pop culture, and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living. Standing Room Only is literally radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment, pop culture, and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living.
 

Leaning Into The Wind trailer debut - director...

Leaning Into The Wind trailer debut - director Thomas Riedelsheimer follows artist Andy Goldsworthy on his exploration of the layers of his world and the impact of the years on himself and his art. In Select Theaters March 9th: http://www.leaningintothewindfilm.com/
 

Art Driven Meeting at the Starting Point...

Art Driven Meeting at the Starting Point Exhibition - 19 Taupo Quay. Both weekends- Saturday 10.00am and Sunday 9.30am Saturday $40 - Sunday $45 Tickets available at: www.eventfinda.co.nz & Whanganui I-Site. Join like minded people and experience a full day of an eclectic mix of studios and galleries throughout Marton in the morning, returning to view selected Whanganui studios & galleries in the afternoon with the team from Take it Easy Tours. Be chauffeured in comfort & sit back &...