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15. Something that might fall from the sky....

15. Something that might fall from the sky. #createthisoracledeck 15. Something that might fall from the sky. #createthisoracledeck
 

An exhibition of Tom McNeight's recent oil...

An exhibition of Tom McNeight's recent oil paintings in his own bold, colourful style. This exhibition is now on till 13 May. An exhibition of Tom McNeight's recent oil paintings in his own bold, colourful style. This exhibition is now on till 13 May.
 

14. Word of the year over and over....

14. Word of the year over and over. 14. Word of the year over and over.
 

Whanganui District Council is strongly committed...

Whanganui District Council is strongly committed to growing Whanganui's profile as a centre of excellence for arts by supporting the creative community and arts events within the District.Reportin... Whanganui District Council is strongly committed to growing Whanganui's profile as a centre of excellence for arts by supporting the creative community and arts events within the District.Reportin...
 

13. Scribble wildly...

13. Scribble wildly 13. Scribble wildly
 

Did you attend the 2017 Event? We'd love to hear...

Did you attend the 2017 Event? We'd love to hear from you! Click for more information and follow links to an easy Visitor Survey! Did you attend the 2017 Event? We'd love to hear from you! Click for more information and follow links to an easy Visitor Survey!
 

Thank-you for your attendance at our 2017 Event....

Thank-you for your attendance at our 2017 Event. We do hope you can make the time to fill in and answer all the questions in this survey so we can capture important data for our report & improve our service for the next event! Thank-you for your attendance at our 2017 Event. We do hope you can make the time to fill in and answer all the questions in this survey so we can capture important data for our report & improve our service for the next event!
 

I am a bit late at getting started on this fun...

I am a bit late at getting started on this fun monthly activity of creating an oracle deck in a month. I've decided to use paintings that I've already painted and I'm not allowing myself to send too much time creating them. I've always wanted to create my own tarot deck and have given myself this year to study the TAROT and to get started on them. This exercise is here to get me into the rhythm of creating cards. I'll add some words for each card when I get time. ENJOY! x You can join...
 

I am a bit late at getting started on this fun...

I am a bit late at getting started on this fun monthly activity of creating an oracle deck in a month. I've decided to use paintings that I've already painted and I'm not allowing myself to send too much time creating them. I've always wanted to create my own tarot deck and have given myself this year to study the TAROT and to get started on them. This exercise is here to get me into the rhythm of creating cards. I'll add some words for each card when I get time. ENJOY! x You can join...
 

Each days prompts...

Each days prompts Each days prompts
 

After an initial re-draw for this wonderful...

After an initial re-draw for this wonderful giveaway we can now announce the happy winner of the Ivan Vostinar mugs set- Congratulatios to Hilary Robson! Thanks to everyone who supported the giveaway by signing up to our mailing list, we appreciate your support!
 

Happy birthday, Leonardo da Vinci! To celebrate,...

Happy birthday, Leonardo da Vinci! To celebrate, brush up on the geometric, religious and philosophical significance behind his iconic 'Vitruvian Man': Happy birthday, Leonardo da Vinci! To celebrate, brush up on the geometric, religious and philosophical significance behind his iconic 'Vitruvian Man':
 

Artist Talk – New Tylee Cottage...

Artist Talk – New Tylee Cottage artist-in-residence Peter Trevelyan Thursday 20 April at 7:30 pm, Sarjeant on the Quay Our new artist-i-residence is Peter Trevelyan, who has become known for his innovative and intricately constructed sculptural work from diverse materials such as pencil leads and transparent set squares. Peter will give an illustrated presentation discussing past wok and also briefly introduce what he’s planning to work on while he is in Whanganui.
 

Art Fix with Jennifer Taylor Moore Thursday 13...

Art Fix with Jennifer Taylor Moore Thursday 13 April 2017 at 2:00 pm upstairs at the i-SITE, 31 Taupo Quay Curator of Collections, Jennifer Taylor Moore, will talk about the exhibition ‘Function & Fancy: Decorative Arts from the Collection and Beyond’ on view until 21 May. She will explore the historical use of decorative arts in the home, with reference to Rangitikei’s historic homestead Lethenty, and how decorative arts can be viewed in a modern gallery context. The talk will start at...
 

Art Fix with Jennifer Taylor Moore Thursday 13...

Art Fix with Jennifer Taylor Moore Thursday 13 April 2017 at 2:00 pm upstairs at the i-SITE, 31 Taupo Quay Curator of Collections, Jennifer Taylor Moore, will talk about the exhibition ‘Function & Fancy: Decorative Arts from the Collection and Beyond’ on view until 21 May. She will explore the historical use of decorative arts in the home, with reference to Rangitikei’s historic homestead Lethenty, and how decorative arts can be viewed in a modern gallery context. The talk will start at...
 

Tonight! Arts review prizewinners Andrea du...

Tonight! Arts review prizewinners Andrea du Chatenier, Brit Bunkley, Amy Blackburn & Frances Stachl will discuss their winning pieces and current art practice. 7:30pm at Sarjeant on the Quay see you there! Tonight! Arts review prizewinners Andrea du Chatenier, Brit Bunkley, Amy Blackburn & Frances Stachl will discuss their winning pieces and current art practice. 7:30pm at Sarjeant on the Quay see you there!
 

Arts Review Winners Speak Tuesday 11 April at 7:30...

Arts Review Winners Speak Tuesday 11 April at 7:30 pm Amy Blackburn, Brit Bunkley, Andrea du Chatenier and Frances Stachl An opportunity to hear four local artists talk about their award winning Arts Review entries. Each of the artists will present a selection of images that illustrate how their winning works reflect their recent practice.
 

Gallery Tour with Jennifer Taylor Moore Saturday...

Gallery Tour with Jennifer Taylor Moore Saturday 08 April 2017 at 2:00pm upstairs at the i-SITE, 31 Taupo Quay Accompany Sarjeant Gallery Curator of Collections, Jennifer Taylor Moore, around the exhibition ‘Function & Fancy: Decorative Arts form the Collection and Beyond’ and discover some of the fascinating stories behind the glorious array of items on display. The talk will start upstairs in the iSite building at 31 Taupo Quay and finish across the road at Sarjeant on the Quay, 38...
 

Now that the state of emergency in Whanganui has...

Now that the state of emergency in Whanganui has been lifted we are happy to advise that Sarjeant on the Quay and the i-SITE Gallery will be reopening at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday 8th April. We look forward to your visit. www.sarjeant.org.nz
 

We'd love to keep in touch! So much so we are...

We'd love to keep in touch! So much so we are giving away this beautiful set of 4 Ivan Vostinar mugs. By signing up to our mailing list this also means you'll keep up to date with exciting news and updates- and be the first to know the dates for the next event! You can sign up to the Artists Open Studios mailing list by signing our visitor book at the Starting Point Exhibition or on the homepage of our website: www.openstudios.co.nz A winner will be drawn after the 7th of April. Good...
 

Due to the state of emergency that was declared at...

Due to the state of emergency that was declared at 6.00pm on Tuesday 4 April with the potential flooding of the Whanganui River, staff have removed all artworks in the gallery to the safety of upstairs in the building. We'll keep you updated with when we'll be open for business again.