Open Artists Studio
First 2 weekends in March - 2nd & 3rd March and 9th and 10th March 2019
Studios open 10am to 4pm - Free Entry to Studios
Look out for the the official blue Art Escape flag at each studio.
Take a road trip where you can enjoy art to your heart’s content by exploring the creative nature of the Eastern Coromandel Peninsula.
The ever popular Open Studio weekends are held every year over the first 2 weekends in March and draw many art-loving visitors to the stunning coastal area of Mercury Bay on the Eastern Coromandel Peninsula. This stunning self-drive art tour includes Hikuai, Tairua, Hahei, Hot Water Beach, Cooks Beach, Whenuakite, Coroglen, Whitianga, Kuaotunu, Rings Beach and Opito Bay.
Pick up your FREE Art Guide at the artist studios or at I-sites and galleries on the Coromandel Peninsula or use our Google Artist Map to navigate from artist to artist. Stop at one of our supporting café, galleries or vineyards between your studio visits and rest at comfortable accommodation to recharge your art appreciation batteries.
When our vibrant arts scene is combined with world renowned tourist attractions, spectacular beaches and scenery we have a winning enjoyment formula for locals and visitors alike.
Want to be driven around the artists?