Auckland’s annual Elemental Festival is set to transform east Auckland into a jam-packed art zone.
East Auckland Tourism is luring visitors to various locations along their stimulating Art Trail with a series of imaginative and inspiring events from July 14 to August 1.
A variety of artworks and exhibitions can be admired at local art galleries. There are also live demonstrations from artists as well as workshops scheduled.
Watch students from local colleges painting at the Art Lounge as well as daily painting demonstrations at 11am and 2pm by members of the Howick Art Group during their annual exhibition at The Fencible Lounge.
Joe Nicholls has a live demonstration at Uxbridge on Friday July 23.
Annette Smart, co-ordinator of East Auckland Tourism, says there’s so much to see.
“Clevedon artists will be doing Sunday demonstrations at Clevedon Creatives + Co and Tim Els and Merv Appleton will have their studios open for a day.
“Workshops are available in all types and varieties with fun kids’ workshops at the Howick Historical Village as well as Brookby Barn and the Polish Heritage Museum.”
The diverse events will culminate in a retro disco on ice where skaters can display their dancing skills.
“We want people to enjoy our region and experience the wonderful art and talent we have here in east Auckland,” Smart says.