Wanganui Art

Art Studios And Events

Wanganui Art Society

Keep up to date with the exhibitions. The 'Annual Exhibition' is a good exhibition to enter in for exposure to the community. 
The Art Society buildings are situated behind Cooks Garden next to the Red Cross building.
Monthly Saturday morning life drawing and Tuesday morning painting group, all welcome.
Wanganui Open Studio Weekend -

It is a time for Wanganui artists to open their studio's to the public. This event is run over 2 weekends and is proven to be a popular activity for many people around the lower half of the Island.

Wanganui Potters Society
The Potter's Society is a fantastic society to belong too!  Studio situated at the back of the community art centre at 19 Taupo Quay. Receive updated newsletters, use of the building and kiln, joint exhibitions, groups and classes, many fun events to attend, and on top of all that you get to use their library and much more.
Phone Pat Townsend on 06 344 6457 or Lesley Keats on 06 345 8397 for more information. The rooms are open on a Wednesday if you wish to call in then.
Fees are: Single $35 Double $45 Student $20 annual fee.

Wanganui Camera Club -

You can be sure of a friendly welcome and you don't even need to own a camera to get involved with this camera club, just have a interest in people and photographs. They meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month (Feb – Nov) @7:30pm in the Christ Church Lounge, 243 Wicksteed Street.
Contact Jacqui McGowan 345 2385 or or Linda Farley 342 5854  

The Quay School for the Arts -

Visit  and sign up the Quay School for the Arts, mailing list to keep up to date with everything they have going on.
The have some great tutors and some fantastic summer school programmes, so if you are keen on getting some education from UCOL get in contact with them today! 

Wanganui Festival of Glass -  

Galleries and Studios

Black Sand Studio
Visit the studio for sales of original art works, art workshops, studio space, interior design consultancy and FUN!
06-342 3707
Rural Number 1653 SH 3 Maxwell R D 4 Wanganui

Community Arts Centre Gallery
Arts Gallery, Handmade Glass, Pottery, Fiber, Paintings, Woodware, Jewellery and Hand Made Cards
06-345 1551
19 Taupo Qy Wanganui

Chronicle Glass Studio and Gallery
View the glassblowing process. See the stunning pieces on display
06 347 1921
2 Rutland Street Wanganui 

Denita Tizard
33 Waireka Road
06 342 5898

Art & Framing 
We are a professional art gallery and picture framing business in the heart of Wanganui.
06-348 4460
Taupo Quay, Wanganui  

McNamara Gallery Photography
Exhibits New Zealand, selected Pacific Rim & International, photographically-based art. We are dedicated to exhibiting and promoting lens-based media, and exploring the range of practice.
06-348 7320
190 Wicksteed St Wanganui 

Mosaic Studio
Louise Herdman gallery 
06 344 8104 or 027375 4715
Drews Ave Wanganui 

Paint Pit
Local Wanganui online gallery with over 50 artists work is on display in the gallery.

Mangaweka "Yellow Church" Gallery 
Resident artist Richard Aslett, plus local, national and international artists. Painting, photography, ceramics, wood-turning, saw-blades, stone-carving, and more. Also displays R18 and slightly more risqué works, in separate private viewing space.
06 382 5447 / 0275 266 612
State Highway One, Mangaweka (aprox 1hour North of Wanganui on SH1)

Rivercity Dancesport Championships Saturday 17 June 2017...

25. 05. 2017

Rivercity Dancesport Championships Saturday 17 June 2017 12:30pm start Main Hall Come along and be entertained by fantastic dancers with all the glitz and glamour you would expect. $15 Adults $10 Senior Citizens $8 Under 16's For further information please contact or phone Mark on 027 441 5880

Show your love for our fantastic city and vote for...

25. 05. 2017

Show your love for our fantastic city and vote for Whanganui in the 'Cool Town Bro' competition! Get in amongst the love and help us showcase our city with our Cool Town event this Saturday! Details below! #cooltownbro

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24. 05. 2017

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Whanganui District Council

24. 05. 2017

Get your electric blanket tested today for free at the Fire Station, Maria Place. 9.00am - 3.00pm.

Whanganui District Council

23. 05. 2017

Do you want to help our local Red Cross Disaster Welfare Support Team? They are looking for families and individuals who can play a role as an evacuee so the team can practice for a real emergency. Turn up at 7.30pm tomorrow, Wednesday, May 24 at the Wanganui Racecourse (Purnell Street). Ends at 9.00pm. Biscuits and hot drinks provided to volunteers.

Whanganui District Council

20. 05. 2017

Sports field update: only Peat Park field is closed today.