Applications for new artists for 2017 has closed.
The Mercury Bay Art Escape is a self-drive Artists Open Studio Tour centred around the beautiful coastal area of Mercury Bay on the Eastern Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand, encompassing the areas of Pauanui, Tairua, Hahei, Hot Water Beach, Cooks Beach, Whenuakite, Whitianga, Kuaotunu, Matarangi and Whangapoua in the first two weekends in March each year.
We look forward to celebrating our 10th Artists Open Studio Tour in 2017 and showcasing the creative talents of our member artists in the next Open Studio Tour, 4 & 5 and 11 & 12 March 2017 featuring a variety of media from jewellery, pottery, painting, photography, hand forged knives, sculpture, wood carving, mosaics and weaving.
If you have missed the 2016 March Open Studio Tour we encourage you to contact our artists and make a time to visit their studios at any time during the year. Go to the Artists drop down above and view all of our members who are listed alphabetically and by location.