Take a Day trip to the mighty Kaipara and experience the best the region has to offer.
9am Artist Studio – Stephen Davies
Visit Stephen’s studio where you will find figurative sculpture and portraiture. You will create your own fine art print and enjoy delicious coffee and cake. Stephen’s artwork is in collections in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the USA. www.stephenmdavies.com
10.30am Artist Studio and Gallery28 – John Ecuyer
Visit John’s studio of applied art, Gallery28. John has been creating from wood for over 30 years. His studio and gallery are part set in an organic based garden. John’s artwork is included in public collections in New Zealand, Taiwan and the USA. www.johnecuyer.com
11.30am Art Tour of The Kauri Museum
The Kauri Museum holds art collections that include important New Zealand artists such as Garth Tapper and John Holmwood. The tour, led by the Curator, will take you through the Museum to view art on display in public spaces and behind locked doors. You will have time to shop in the Museum’s retail store.
A local artist will be creating a work of art in the Museum’s gallery space. Take time to watch ad interact with the artist.
1pm Lunch at The Bank in Paparoa.
Prepared by chef Paul Smith you will be treated to the delights of the Kaipara.