Open Artists Studio

First 2 weekends in March 2021 - 6th & 7th March and 13th and 14th March 2021

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 down load it here. 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.

The new guide will be available late 2020 - watch this space!

Want to be driven around the artists?

Contact local Tourist Operators here and here.

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