Open Studios - Creative Spaces - Gallery Events - Demonstrations
Meet artists in their studios and explore the islands art scene. Over 33 Studios will be open this weekend. Painting, jewellery, ceramics, wood carving, photography, tea tasting, bespoke shoe making, music and more.
In gallery demonstrations include Alembics with Jill Mulvaney, (Sat morning) Play with Clay with Jude Rae (Sat. Afternoon) Big Smoke cigarbox Guitars with Donal Buckley (time to be confirmed )
Saturday evening: Waiheke Cinema 'Kobi' - A beautiful, warm and humorous doco about Kobi Bosshard, widely regarded as the grandfather of contemporary New Zealand jewellery. Book at the Cinema 372 4240. (as this is not included in the Festival ticket.)
Sunday Creative Courtyard and Art Fair at Artworks 11 - 4
Over 12 Waiheke artisans showcase their works. Little Cinema Open door ongoing free screenings of Waiheke related art films.
Sunday Soiree at the Gallery 5-7
Wine and Cheese, great music by Adams & Gavin and 'Out of the Box' silent auction (of artists wineboxes)
You can book here online or at the gallery. $20 per person or a group of friends and get a 'Car of 4' group ticket just $50 and make a fantastic winter weekend of it!
IMPORTANT! - Print out your receipt as proof of purchase (this is your ticket) and then collect your special Open Studios Map and entry handmade Festival ID medallion at the Gallery, 2 Korora Road just prior to or on the weekend of the Event.
Only a 35 ferry ride away, Fullers helps you discover Waiheke's own thriving art scene, with the Waiheke Open Studios Weekend. Many thanks also to the Waiheke Local Board for their support with this years Waiheke Open Studios Weekend.