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Preview exhibition now open for Raglan Arts Weekend

Selection of work on display in the preview exhibition

Anniversary Weekend coming up means the Raglan Arts Weekend will be with us soon. You can get a taste of the art works which will at the artists’ studios in the preview exhibition which is now open at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre in Stewart St.

The exhibition is open from 10am to 2pm every day from Saturday 17th to Friday 23rd January 2015. The preview exhibition features the artists who are participating in the weekend with each artist will exhibiting one piece.

Saturday 17th to Friday 23rd January 2015
Raglan Old School Arts Centre, Stewart St, Raglan

Visitors are warmly invited to the official launch preview event on Friday 23rd January, 6.30pm at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre, where you can meet the artists and view examples of their work. (Free entry/ cash bar)

Raglan Arts Weekend

141203RaglanArtsWeekendRaglan Arts Weekend on Auckland Anniversary Weekend 2015 (24th to 26th January) will see the Old School Arts Centre in Stewart St have inside booths manned by the artists. Make the Old School your first port of call for the Arts Weekend. As well as the art stalls there will be a Little Food Fest running outside on Saturday and Sunday.

Next head to the artists’ open studios around Raglan where you’ll see a bigger range of their work, with work in progress in a unique creative environment. The studios will be open from 10am to 3pm Saturday, Sunday and Monday. There will be clear studio signage with easy access for people of all ages.

The artists will have a range of their work on display and available for purchase, and will be happy to discuss their thoughts and processes with you.
So an ideal time to explore a variety of art forms, meet your favourite
artists or discover new ones.

Copies of the guide are available from the Raglan i-SITE in Wainui Rd, the Raglan Old School Arts Centre in Stewart Street, at Raglan cafés and galleries and many other outlets throughout the Waikato and Auckland.

Or download it as PDF now (1.4MB).pdf


See below for coming arts events and what's on in Raglan Whaingaroa

Raglan Creative Market at the Old School Arts Centre

A monthly creative market with the best of Raglan-Whaingaroa food, crafts and art. Seasonal organic produce, homemade pesto’s, and delicious kai. Exquisite woven flax-ware, funky kids accessories, original fashion clothing and jewellery. Paintings & photography, healing arts and entertainment.

To find out more about the Raglan Creative Market click on: Creative Market

Sarah Steed and Children's Clay
Raranga by Ruth

Contact the Old School Arts Centre

For more information on the Old School Arts Centre and the arts in Raglan Whaingaroa contact Jacqueline Anderson. Email info@raglanartscentre.co.nz or Phone (07) 825 0023.

Office open 10am to 2pm Mondays, and Wednesdays.

Drama Kids 2

Raranga by Ruth

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Check out the Raglan Whaingaroa Arts Calendar to find out what's on in Raglan or click on the day you want this month:

Or check out What's on in Raglan
Mosaic Panel 1
Mosaic Workshop

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What and Where


The Old School Arts Centre is run by the local Raglan Whaingaroa arts chairty, the Raglan Community Arts Council, in a 19th century heritage building in Stewart St, Raglan, New Zealand. The Arts Council supports the arts in Raglan and acts as an umbrella organisation for Raglan arts groups and individuals involved in art and craft.

The Old School Arts Centre is used by the arts community and friends of the arts in Raglan, Whaingaroa, New Zealand for all sorts of art and craft from hip hop to felting. The Clay Shed, a community pottery is a very active part of the centre. The New Zealand edition of the Lonely Planet tourist guide describes the Old School Arts Centre as, "a community hub".

Buy online- 'THEN', the historic arts of Raglan Whaingaroa

This catalogue provides a taste of the historic arts of Raglan Whaingaroa as featured in the 'THEN' exhibition held at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre in 2007. You can buy it online or at the Old School Arts Centre in Stewart Street, Raglan. Front cover and sample pages shown below.

THEN Front Cover THEN Typical photo page THEN Typical text page

Description 16 pages, soft cover in colour and sepia, pages black and white photos and paintings with descriptions.
Cost $10 including GST, packing and postage anywhere in New Zealand.
Publisher Old School Arts Centre
Further Details  All enquiries to 07 825 0023 or info@raglanartscentre.co.nz

Click here to buy now by credit card or PayPal:

Diving Figure Raranga by Ruth Mosaic Panel 1 Drama Kids 2 Mosaic Workshop

All material copyright to Raglan Community Arts Council unless acknowledged.

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