Weekend Art Trails and Sculpture Trails have become popular annual or semi-annual arts event throughout New Zealand.
Weekend Art Trails is an open studio tour on a set date that gives art enthusiasts the chance to see fine art and fine crafts in the making, and to purchase works directly from the people who create them in dozens of local communities. The show takes place in homes, studios, galleries, and other locations on weekends only.
Check this calendar for Weekend Art Trails specific dates, discover the work that you most want to see, and plan your route to the studios you want to visit.
Kāpiti Arts Trail - 2016
5 November 2016
29/30 October & 5/6 November 2016
The Kāpiti Arts Trail is an annual event which will be held on 29/30 October & 5/6 November 2016.
Most of the studios and galleries are open all year-round. If you would like to visit any of these, please visit Kapiti Arts Guide for contact details and opening hours.
Hundreds of people visit Kāpiti for the Arts Trail event, which showcases a wonderfully diverse range of art.
Artists exhibit in a wide range of mediums - sculpture, paintings, pottery, jewellery, ceramics, glass art, tiles, masks, fibre creations, drawings, prints, collage, mosaics, carvings, weaving, photography, totem poles, wooden flutes and furniture.
The trail has been running for over 15 years, involving artists the length of the district from Ōtaki to Paekākāriki and has become one of our most significant cultural events.