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Please check that you have your keys and not an...

Please check that you have your keys and not an extra set as one poor darling is leaving tonight without her keys. You could ring 0275618668 Please check that you have your keys and not an extra set as one poor darling is leaving tonight without her keys. You could ring 0275618668
 

Another colourful exhibition by Creative Space....

Another colourful exhibition by Creative Space. Open daily 10am till 3pm. Last day Saturday 22nd July. They are running a school holiday fun activity where you can create your own cupcake sculpture ($5) or create an arty badge ($2). This is a fund raiser for this very worthy group.
 

It is with sadness we note the passing of artist...

It is with sadness we note the passing of artist and master carver Cliff Whiting. His work 'Ngangara' pictured here was commissioned by the Sarjeant in 1973 which along with his piece 'Korero' was the first by a Māori artist to enter the collection.
 

A New Zealand photographic artist working in...

A New Zealand photographic artist working in Berlin and an Otago based artist have each been awarded five month residencies with Whanganui’s Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua over the next year. A New Zealand photographic artist working in Berlin and an Otago based artist have each been awarded five month residencies with Whanganui’s Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua over the next year.
 

A selection of collection works currently on...

A selection of collection works currently on display in our 'Homework' exhibition, until 13 August . . . #sarjeantonthequay #collectionexhibition #homework A selection of collection works currently on display in our 'Homework' exhibition, until 13 August . . . #sarjeantonthequay #collectionexhibition #homework
 

The Jar Room is a collaborative community art...

The Jar Room is a collaborative community art installation led by multi-disciplinary artist Lauren Lysaght and facilitated by the Sarjeant Gallery, open to all ages and artistic backgrounds. The Jar Room is a collaborative community art installation led by multi-disciplinary artist Lauren Lysaght and facilitated by the Sarjeant Gallery, open to all ages and artistic backgrounds.
 

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Looking for something to occupy your Sunday? Come...

Looking for something to occupy your Sunday? Come and hang out with Ange and Vivien at the Sarjeant and enjoy our latest exhibitions. www.sarjeant.org.nz Looking for something to occupy your Sunday? Come and hang out with Ange and Vivien at the Sarjeant and enjoy our latest exhibitions. www.sarjeant.org.nz
 

Last day of Manawa Ora's gorgeous Puanga 2017...

Last day of Manawa Ora's gorgeous Puanga 2017 "Whitiwhiti Kōrero"exhibition today 11am til 4pm Last day of Manawa Ora's gorgeous Puanga 2017 "Whitiwhiti Kōrero"exhibition today 11am til 4pm
 

Mere Keating's delightful weavings are in Manawa...

Mere Keating's delightful weavings are in Manawa Ora's Puanga 2017 "Whitiwhiti Kōrero / Dialogue"exhibition at Gallery on Guyton until Saturday 15 July 2017. Mere Keating's delightful weavings are in Manawa Ora's Puanga 2017 "Whitiwhiti Kōrero / Dialogue"exhibition at Gallery on Guyton until Saturday 15 July 2017.
 

Marilyn Vreede's dialogues of broken strands are...

Marilyn Vreede's dialogues of broken strands are so delicate and inspiring. Marilyn Vreede's dialogues of broken strands are so delicate and inspiring.
 

Whanganui teenager fulfills wish she made as an...

Whanganui teenager fulfills wish she made as an eight-year-old. Whanganui teenager fulfills wish she made as an eight-year-old.
 

School Holiday Art fun and an amazing art...

School Holiday Art fun and an amazing art exhibition. School Holiday Art fun and an amazing art exhibition.
 

Annual Potters' Society exhibition now on at the...

Annual Potters' Society exhibition now on at the Arts Centre till Saturday 15 July. Come and marvel at the talent we have here in Whanganui. Annual Potters' Society exhibition now on at the Arts Centre till Saturday 15 July. Come and marvel at the talent we have here in Whanganui.
 

Historian and author Paul Diamond tells the...

Historian and author Paul Diamond tells the fascinating story of former Whanganui mayor Charles Mackay, "accused" of homosexuality in 1920. [topic] history Historian and author Paul Diamond tells the fascinating story of former Whanganui mayor Charles Mackay, "accused" of homosexuality in 1920. [topic] history
 

Have been painting walls and ceiling in the new...

Have been painting walls and ceiling in the new gallery at 85 Glasgow Street today - we reopen in this fabulous new space on Friday August 11th so make a note in the diary.... In the meantime, follow the link below to check out new paintings by Paul currently in the 'Matariki' exhibition at Helium Gallery in Rotorua. https://www.heliumgallery.co.nz/collections/matariki-exhibition-2017?page=3
 

Lauren Lysaght's 'Jar Room' project, facilitated...

Lauren Lysaght's 'Jar Room' project, facilitated by the Sarjeant Gallery is officially launched! A collaborative community installation led by Lysaght, which will be exhibited at 31 Taupō Quay above the i-SITE opening 9 September. For more information and to download an entry form visit sarjeant.org.nz/the-jar-room . . . Thanks Wanganui Midweek! #laurenlysaght #thejarroom #sarjeantgallery #sarjeantonthequay #installation
 

Maiangi's characters are so intriguing and their...

Maiangi's characters are so intriguing and their stories and world's captivating Come along a have a chat with Maiangi about them in the gallery today - Open from 11am to 4pm Maiangi's characters are so intriguing and their stories and world's captivating Come along a have a chat with Maiangi about them in the gallery today - Open from 11am to 4pm
 

Jessica Douglas considers Roberta Thornley's...

Jessica Douglas considers Roberta Thornley's latest exhibtion and shifting from adolescence to adulthood. Jessica Douglas considers Roberta Thornley's latest exhibtion and shifting from adolescence to adulthood.
 

Erica van Zon's bead work 'Banh Mi' fresh from the...

Erica van Zon's bead work 'Banh Mi' fresh from the framers. Part of her upcoming exhibition 'Opal Moon, Local Lime' at the Sarjeant, opening 26 August. We can't wait! . 'Banh Mi' 2017, glass beads on cotton. . . . @ericavanzon #banhmi #glassbeads #opalmoonlocallime #sarjeantonthequay
 

Big sale on this weekend at the Sarjeant Shop!! If...

Big sale on this weekend at the Sarjeant Shop!! If you are at the river traders market or mulling about in Whanganui over the weekend, come in and check out our bargains! Proud to support local New Zealand makers. :) Big sale on this weekend at the Sarjeant Shop!! If you are at the river traders market or mulling about in Whanganui over the weekend, come in and check out our bargains! Proud to support local New Zealand makers. :)