Art & Exhibitions

The Kāpiti Coast is well known for being home to a large number of incredibly talented artists working in all mediums. There are always exhibitions underway - especially with the wonderful "Art Everywhere" project.

Pre-Iris Print Critique 2023

1 Jun 2023
Karolina Stus Studio

15 Angus Way,

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Our annual "mock print judging" ahead of the 2023 Iris photography awards!

We are incredibly excited to share that we have Katherine Williams coming as our guest judge as well as Rachael Smith (Ilford Master) to give some pointers on what paper(s) your images would print well on.

Wellington Paint and Wine Night - Abstract Flowers

15 Jun 2023
Sunday Cantina

31 Poplar Avenue, , Raumati South,

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The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece!

Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in the heart of Wellington! No previous painting experience necessary. Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going!

Dare to Paint - Adult Painting Course

10 – 24 Jun 2023
Wildheart Studio

221 Manly St,

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This exciting two day Art course is open to anyone wanting to be adventurous and try something new.

You don't have to have any previous art experience or drawing ability as we will be exploring a free flow approach that is open, simple and effective.

Wild Weaving Weekend

22 Jul 2023
EcoFibre Artist Studio

32 Parenga Rd,

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Spend a full weekend immersing yourself into the world of sculptural basketry, in the studio surrounded by native bush on the footsteps of the Tararua mountain range.

We will cover a lot more such as how to harvest, store and prepare natural fibres for weaving. Birgit will demonstrate how to make cordage with plant fibres and give you lots of inspiration how to finish/decorate your weavings.

This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners with no previous weaving experience.

Kāpiti Coast Quilters Exhibition

16 – 17 Sep 2023
Southward Car Museum

Otaihanga Rd , Otaihanga

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This is the bi-annual exhibition held by Kāpiti Coast Quilters, an active group of quilters from across the Kapiti region.

It will feature traditional, modern, & art quilts, a members challenge, and a variety of other fabric creations. Also special touring exhibits to be announced.

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