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Meet your local artists on your doorstep up, close and personal.

Come along to the Mahurangi Arts Trail this Labour weekend, 23, 23 & 25 October and the following weekend the 30 & 31 and visit 35+ artists in their studios and collective spaces.

This is a free, family-friendly event.  The Mahurangi Arts Trail has Local Artist from the Dome Valley, Puhoi, Mahurangi West, Warkworth, Snells Beach, Matakana, Omaha, Tawharanui and Leigh.

All you have to do is pick up a map from your favourite local business or i site, or download a map from our Facebook page or website and start planning your private Arts Trail. Just follow the bunting.

This is your chance to meet the artists up close and personal. Have a chat, find out what inspires them and make them tick! Hear about their practice and gain a better appreciation for the art forms you admire. You will also get the chance to buy work from them direct. – Lucky You!

There is an eclectic range of Local Artists specialising in Painting, Printmaking, Glass, Sculpture, Textiles, Ceramic’s, Jewellery, Drawing, Photography, Illustration, Fluid acrylic’s, Watercolour, Silk, Leather and Mixed media to name a few. So many to choose from!

Plan your own personal Arts Trail and visit all the Artists whom interest you or you admire, or meet someone new.  There is a chance to buy art, participate in art, watch demonstrations, have a go and learn about various styles, processes, and techniques.  So many different disciplines to choose from.

We Hope you can make it and tell all your friends – make a day trip and plan your trail – We look forward to seeing you at the 3rd Annual Mahurangi Art Studio Trail.