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Wow Look at these fabulous art works celebrating...

Wow Look at these fabulous art works celebrating the renewed energy surge that spring brings and the female and male energies as well as nature and our green world. It is also a tribute to our wonderful friend Polli and all she brought to our lives.
 

Works by Rachael Garland...

Works by Rachael Garland Works by Rachael Garland
 

New photographic works by Su Hendeles...

New photographic works by Su Hendeles New photographic works by Su Hendeles
 

Registrations close at midnight tonight - 20th...

Registrations close at midnight tonight - 20th September 2017 for the Artist Open Studio's event for 2018. Registration can be done online via: http://openstudios.co.nz/registration/ Or email kelly@mainstreetwanganui.co.nz For more information phone Kelly on 027 3042126.
 

Whanganui Literary Festival Children's event...

Whanganui Literary Festival Children's event Pop-up Fun! Tuesday 3 October 10.30am-12pm & 1pm-2.30pm Learn how to make your own pop-up book with the education team at the Sarjeant. THis activity will run twice, at 10.30am and a 1pm. Numbers are limited, bookings essential through front of house or by phoning 349 0506. Free admission
 

Thesholds & Transformations celebrate spring...

Thesholds & Transformations celebrate spring equinox, with exhibiting artists; Goddesses and the Green Men; Tracey Young, Christina McGillan, Lysha Brenna, Jaqui Lovelady, Aaron Potaka, Charles Ranganui, Neil Buddle and friends Thesholds & Transformations celebrate spring equinox, with exhibiting artists; Goddesses and the Green Men; Tracey Young, Christina McGillan, Lysha Brenna, Jaqui Lovelady, Aaron Potaka, Charles Ranganui, Neil Buddle and friends
 

Registrations are flooding in for Artist Open...

Registrations are flooding in for Artist Open Studio's 2018! Thank you to all those that have registered so far... For those that have yet to do so, you have until midnight this Wednesday - 20th September. If you want more information please contact Kelly on 027 3042126.
 

A melodious miscellany of folksongs, spirituals,...

A melodious miscellany of folksongs, spirituals, world music and classic favourites with the Whanganui Schola Sacra Choir, conducted by Roy Tankersley. Tickets available from Sarjeant on the Quay or by phoning 349 0506, adults $15, Gallery Friends and Stars $12. Please note that there will be no door sales. This is part of a series of performances under the banner of Musicians for the Sarjeant, a fundraising group for the Gallery's redevelopment project.
 

Seen from different angles...

Seen from different angles Seen from different angles
 

Last few hours to come in and see these delights....

Last few hours to come in and see these delights. Previously... is coming out to make way for the next exhibition. We'd love to see you if you can make it :-) Last few hours to come in and see these delights. Previously... is coming out to make way for the next exhibition. We'd love to see you if you can make it :-)
 

Check out these amazing new works by Rachael...

Check out these amazing new works by Rachael Garland in our exhibition 'Blue' which opens at 5,30pm today. We're very grateful to Rachael for curating such an amazing show - bring it on! Check out these amazing new works by Rachael Garland in our exhibition 'Blue' which opens at 5,30pm today. We're very grateful to Rachael for curating such an amazing show - bring it on!
 

Well, we're all set for Su Hendeles exhibition...

Well, we're all set for Su Hendeles exhibition 'Daddy Fly' which opens in Gallery 85 at 5.30pm today. A fantastic show and well worth a visit! Well, we're all set for Su Hendeles exhibition 'Daddy Fly' which opens in Gallery 85 at 5.30pm today. A fantastic show and well worth a visit!
 

We have three amazing sculptural works by Ivan...

We have three amazing sculptural works by Ivan Vostinar in our 'Blue' exhibition which opens today at 5.30pm, including this beauty, 'I Told You So'. We have three amazing sculptural works by Ivan Vostinar in our 'Blue' exhibition which opens today at 5.30pm, including this beauty, 'I Told You So'.
 

Getting ready for our group show 'Blue', which...

Getting ready for our group show 'Blue', which opens tonight at 5.30pm - featuring lots of fab works themed around the colour blue. 'Paula' by Mark Rayner Getting ready for our group show 'Blue', which opens tonight at 5.30pm - featuring lots of fab works themed around the colour blue. 'Paula' by Mark Rayner
 

Last 2 days to see the toi mahi in Previously......

Last 2 days to see the toi mahi in Previously... exhibition. masina creators Sina and Di will be in the gallery tomorrow - Friday 11am to 4pm Last 2 days to see the toi mahi in Previously... exhibition. masina creators Sina and Di will be in the gallery tomorrow - Friday 11am to 4pm
 

Thesholds & Transformations celebrate spring...

Thesholds & Transformations celebrate spring equinox, with exhibiting artists; Goddesses and the Green Men; Tracey Young, Christina McGillan, Lysha Brenna, Jaqui Lovelady, Aaron Potaka, Charles Ranganui, Neil Buddle and friends Thesholds & Transformations celebrate spring equinox, with exhibiting artists; Goddesses and the Green Men; Tracey Young, Christina McGillan, Lysha Brenna, Jaqui Lovelady, Aaron Potaka, Charles Ranganui, Neil Buddle and friends
 

Fabulous works arrived today for our 'Blue'...

Fabulous works arrived today for our 'Blue' exhibition curated by Rachael Garland including this amazing piece, "Te Woodpigeon me te Woodpecker" by Vanessa Wairata Edwards. Exhibition opens tomorrow (Friday 15 Sept) at 5.30pm alongside 'Daddy Fly' in Gallery 85, featuring new photographic works by Su Hendeles.
 

The dark ombré tones of Tony Fomison's 'Open...

The dark ombré tones of Tony Fomison's 'Open Window' 1978, oil on hessian. Currently displayed in the collection component of 'Interior Worlds' until 19 November. . . . #tonyfomison #openwindow #fromthecollection #sarjeantgallery #interiorworlds
 

Art Fix with Jessica Kidd Thursday 12 October,...

Art Fix with Jessica Kidd Thursday 12 October, 2:00pm Join Assistant Curator Jessica Kidd for a walk through Erica van Zon’s post-Tylee residency exhibition Opal Moon, Local Lime, and an in-depth look at a number of works in the show.
 

Artist Talk: Anne Noble, Singing with the Bees...

Artist Talk: Anne Noble, Singing with the Bees Tuesday 10 October, 7:30 pm In this illustrated talk Anne Noble will discuss her series of recent projects concerned with the decline of the honey bee. A beekeeper herself she has explored a range of photographic approaches in a search for new images and metaphors through which to consider the fragility of the world’s natural biological systems and our part in their rapid transformation. Image: Anne Noble, ‘Dead Bee Portrait # 14’, 2016...
 

Courtney takes a look at Erica van Zon's new...

Courtney takes a look at Erica van Zon's new exhibition at Whanganui's Sarjeant Gallery; and analyses debate and protest over Confederate sculptures in the United States. Courtney takes a look at Erica van Zon's new exhibition at Whanganui's Sarjeant Gallery; and analyses debate and protest over Confederate sculptures in the United States.