Up Coming Events:
It's Waiheke Winter Arts Festival again coming up this Queens Birthday Weekend. 3-5 June.
Explore the depth of the Island Art Scene without having to call ahead for appointments. Every year there are new studios and activities featured in the festival. The island is a hub of creativity, there's a lot to enjoy over a long Waiheke weekend!
Studios Open 10am - 4pm.
You can purchase your tickets here online or at the gallery. $20 per person.
Ticket includes a weekend pass to see all the studios, with collectible festival medallion and Sunday Wine and Cheese at the gallery with festival music, the 'Over a Barrel' exhibition and silent auction 5-7pm.
On Going Events & Exhibitions:
Ostend Saturday Markets: Every Saturday from 7.30am
The Ostend Saturday Markets are perfect if you are wanting to take a little bit of Waiheke back with you. The Markets usually run from 7.30am till 1 and there is a range of local fresh food, arts and crafts.
Wild and Waiheke are now open 11am til 6pm every day of January, with live local music every single day!
Last Laughs Tuesday Nite comedy:
The “Last Laughs Tuesday Nite Comedy” is on the final Tuesday of each month, starting at 7:30pm at the Artworks Community Theatre. Everyone is welcome: people who would like to have a go at stand-up or improve and those who just want to be a audience member for a bit of a laugh. Entry by Koha. Doors and café bar open at 7pm For more details please ring Lance on 021 752 105 or email email@example.com
Denis O’Connor exhibition:
Sip, a new exhibition of Denis O’Connor’s works on wine and Waiheke social history, is on at Tivoli in Oneroa. Phone 372 3361.
Waiheke Community Art Gallery:
The Fullers Reclaim to Fame exhibition is on at Waiheke Community Art Gallery. The works contain at least 80 per cent recycled materials and are based on a them of Home Sweet Home. Four artists explore the four elements of air, water, fire and earth in 4 Tell, which features paintings by Lorraine Webb and David Sarich, glass art from David Traub, and printmaking by Faith Mc Manus. The gallery is open seven days, from 10am to 4pm. Phone 372 9907
Little Putiki Gallery:
Waiheke painter Ingrid Berzins displays her works at 8 Putiki Road in Ostend. The gallery is open from 10.30am until about 2pm on weekends. Phone 027 493 5407 or see www.ingridberzins.com
Ann Skelly Art Studio:
Waiheke artist Ann Skelly offers works for sale at 40 Calais Terrace in Ostend. Phone 021 254 8914 Wendy Grace Allen studio Sculptor and painter Wendy Grace Allen opens her studio and gallery Upcycle in Oneroa from 10am to 4pm Wednesdays to Saturdays.
Barbara Robinson Studio Gallery:
Waiheke punter Barbara Robinson opens her studio at 22 Church Bay Road from 11am to 4pm on weekends. Ph 021 121 3161
The Artist Goldsmith Gallery:
Christine Hafemalz-Wheeler’s gallery at 106b Ocean View Road is open Thursday to Monday from 11am to 3pm
Whittaker’s Music Museum:
With more than 100 working musical instruments, the museum is open seven days a week from 1pm to 4pm, with live shows on Saturdays at 1.30pm. Whittaker’s is in the Artworks complex corner of Korora and Ocean View Road in Oneroa. For information phone 372 5573 or visit www.musicalmuseum.org.