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Wendy Fairclough’s stunningly beautiful new...

Wendy Fairclough’s stunningly beautiful new exhibition is open from today! See her breathtaking blown and cast glass works at Sarjeant on the Quay from 25 November, 2017 – 11 February, 2018 Wendy Fairclough: Common Ground Selected works 2007-2014 and Tylee Cottage residency works 2016-2017 Australian-based, Whanganui born glass artist Wendy Fairclough was artist-in-residence at Tylee...
 

The Elephant in the Room opens tonight at 5.30pm...

The Elephant in the Room opens tonight at 5.30pm and the show is looking fabulous! Love this work by Nevanah Turner! 'It's a Jungle Out There' by Nevanah Turner The Elephant in the Room opens tonight at 5.30pm and the show is looking fabulous! Love this work by Nevanah Turner! 'It's a Jungle Out There' by Nevanah Turner
 

Coming up! Collection day for The Jar Room Monday...

Coming up! Collection day for The Jar Room Monday 4 December 10.30am-4.30pm. Upstairs at the i-SITE, 31 Taupō Quay All jars featured in Lauren Lysaght’s Jar Room exhibition will be available for collection. After this date all remaining jars will be recycled, so it is very important to collect on this day only.
 

All art works priced under $100.00. A group of...

All art works priced under $100.00. A group of local artists offer unique, original gifts with something a little different for you and your loved ones this Christmas. Artists: Julie Coffey, Rere Sutherland, Fiona McGowan, Christina McGillan, Trish Flutey, Patsy Trail, Lorraine Halliwell, Azian Zulkifli and Tracey Young
 

In order to showcase our prize-winning Explore the...

In order to showcase our prize-winning Explore the Collection facility, we are pleased to bring you a series of posts which will feature pieces from the Sarjeant Gallery's nationally significant collection found using this amazing online explore facility. Today we searched for ‘facial hair’ - happy Movember!
 

WINNERS! Our brand new Explore the Collection...

WINNERS! Our brand new Explore the Collection search facility on our website which was developed by Vernon Systems has taken out first prize at the National Digital Forum Awards today in Wellington! It's that good! WINNERS! Our brand new Explore the Collection search facility on our website which was developed by Vernon Systems has taken out first prize at the National Digital Forum Awards today in Wellington! It's that good!
 

Nau mai, haere mai Greg Anderson, Director of the...

Nau mai, haere mai Greg Anderson, Director of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui, warmly invites you to the opening of our summer season of exhibitions Saturday 9 December, 2017 at 5.30 – 7pm Wendy Fairclough: Common Ground Tylee Cottage residency works and a survey 2007 - 2014 25 November, 2017 – 11 February, 2018 Australian-based, Whanganui born glass artist Wendy Fairclough’s post Tylee exhibition Riddle: Enigmatic Works from the Collection 2 December, 2017 – 25...
 

ELEPHANT ALERT! A friendly reminder to all those...

ELEPHANT ALERT! A friendly reminder to all those artists participating in our 'Elephant in the Room' exhibition, that today is the official receiving day for these works. We will be at the gallery from 12pm to 4pm today, eagerly anticipating the arrival of your fabulous pachyderms. 'Bread 'n' Circuses' by Katerina Smoldyreva
 

Erica van Zon’s post Tylee residency exhibition...

Erica van Zon’s post Tylee residency exhibition is travelling up to Objectspace! We can’t wait to see it up there 🌙 #Repost @objectspace ・・・ As we enter the final week of our current shows we are very happy to announce the project “Opal Moon, Local Lime” by Erica van Zon is one of three solo exhibitions opening at Objectspace on December 8. Developed during van Zon’s time as Tylee Cottage artist-in-residence @sarjeantgallery and featuring new work commissioned for...
 

Two fabulous exhibitions opening this Friday at 85...

Two fabulous exhibitions opening this Friday at 85 Glasgow Street! Two fabulous exhibitions opening this Friday at 85 Glasgow Street!
 

UCOL Art and Design exhibition. Come and see the...

UCOL Art and Design exhibition. Come and see the stunning work created by the students majoring in Visual Arts and Textiles/Fashion Design. On now till 29 Nov during normal opening hours. UCOL Art and Design exhibition. Come and see the stunning work created by the students majoring in Visual Arts and Textiles/Fashion Design. On now till 29 Nov during normal opening hours.
 

The Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui...

The Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui has launched a brand new, state-of-the art online search capability developed by industry leader Vernon Systems The Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui has launched a brand new, state-of-the art online search capability developed by industry leader Vernon Systems
 

Another PicChat triumph at the Wanganui Musicians...

Another PicChat triumph at the Wanganui Musicians Club. Make sure you are here next time! Thank you for supporting the Sarjeant Gallery. Another PicChat triumph at the Wanganui Musicians Club. Make sure you are here next time! Thank you for supporting the Sarjeant Gallery.
 

Portals by Cheleigh Dunkerton...

Portals by Cheleigh Dunkerton Portals by Cheleigh Dunkerton
 

A Group Exhibition...

A Group Exhibition A Group Exhibition
 

GALLERY 85 Waiheke/Whanganui Art Talk Group...

GALLERY 85 Waiheke/Whanganui Art Talk Group GALLERY 85 Waiheke/Whanganui Art Talk Group
 

'In the Round' continues at Rayner Brothers...

'In the Round' continues at Rayner Brothers Gallery - we're open until 4pm today so do come and check out this fabulous show if you're around Glasgow Street. 'Portals' by Cheleigh Dunkerton ' 'In the Round' continues at Rayner Brothers Gallery - we're open until 4pm today so do come and check out this fabulous show if you're around Glasgow Street. 'Portals' by Cheleigh Dunkerton '
 

The audience at PicChat 19/19 Episode 3 had a...

The audience at PicChat 19/19 Episode 3 had a fantastic evening - just look at those excited faces. Our speakers seems to have had a wonderful time as well.... and with front row seats! Pop along to PicChat 19/19 this Friday and have a slice of this fun for yourself. You might even be inspired to take a seat on speakers' row for the next event! Tickets are on sale RIGHT NOW at the Sarjeant on the Quay. $12 each ($10 if you're a Friend or a Star). Cash bar at the venue. 7.30pm Friday...
 

A yellow stack of tubes has won a top award for a...

A yellow stack of tubes has won a top award for a Whanganui artist. A yellow stack of tubes has won a top award for a Whanganui artist.
 

The wife of Whanganui philanthropist Henry...

The wife of Whanganui philanthropist Henry Sarjeant figures largely in the early history of the Sarjeant Gallery and the acquisition of art for its collection. The wife of Whanganui philanthropist Henry Sarjeant figures largely in the early history of the Sarjeant Gallery and the acquisition of art for its collection.
 

In this week's feature, reporter Melissa...

In this week's feature, reporter Melissa Nightingale takes her love of food to the streets... In this week's feature, reporter Melissa Nightingale takes her love of food to the streets...