See our refreshed artists pages here.

THE MERCURY BAY ART ESCAPE a self-drive 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 and Kuaotunu.  We are looking forward to showcasing the creative talents of 54 artists in the next Open Studio Tour, 7 & 8 and 14 & 15 March 2015. You can phone and arrange a visit to our artist members at any time of the year, contact details are on all the artists pages. Just come and visit, there's no obligation to buy! 

We invite you to enjoy a sample of the work on show below. 


...launches at Hot Waves Cafe, Hot Water Beach on Friday March 6th, with a month-long 'Taste of the Tour' Showcase exhibition. Tickets will be available at the end of 2014 for this much-anticipated creative and social event! 

The Open Studio weekends are March 7 & 8 and March 14 & 15

.... but you can contact any of our artists year-round. Plan a trip to this beautiful part of the Country and get in touch with your favourite Mercury Bay artists: make an appointment to see their studios and artwork. Go to the Artists drop down above and view all of our members who are listed alphabetically and by location.

The new Guide for 2015 will be available in December.