These interactive walks of art take in sculptures from established and up-and-coming artists, from here and further abroad.
The South Island’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition opens on January 28, 2022 in the grounds of the historic Loudon Farm in Banks Peninsula. The exhibition runs for three days and features 72 established and up-and-coming artists. Not only is it a treat for your eyeballs, it’s also for a good cause with proceeds going to Cholmondeley Children’s Centre in Governor’s Bay. See: sculpturenz.co.nz
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The Aotearoa Art Fair is New Zealand’s premier showcase for contemporary art, returning to its spectacular waterfront location at Auckland’s The Cloud from March 2, 2022. Featuring works from 80 artists from more than 40 galleries around New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Rim, the event once again includes panel discussions, artist talks and a stunning outdoor sculpture gallery. See: artfair.co.nz
The biennial exhibition returns to Waiheke Island’s Matiatia Coastal Walkway from March 4, 2022, once again transforming the headland into a spectacular artscape. Featuring 30 sculptures from local artists, this art and nature experience is supported by an exhibition of smaller works from featured sculptors at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery as well as a companion event at Wild Estate Vineyard. See: sotg.nz
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