Art lovers, this is for you - Coastal Arts Trail
Discover carefully curated works and timeless treasures, and meet the makers of some of New Zealand’s most coveted works. The Coastal Arts Trail is a vibrant celebration of the Western North Island’s creative pulse, connecting Taranaki, Whanganui, and Manawatū with the Coastal Arts Trail - an easy, self-driving art-lovers tour between the three regions.
Curate your ultimate arts trail experience and bespoke itinerary based on your interests, explore new places and connect with the creative heartbeat of the western North Island. From fine arts and contemporary crafts, to vibrant street art murals and seafront sculptures, the Coastal Arts Trail is an art lovers’ paradise, where you can immerse yourself in a creative, colourful world nestled amongst magical natural scenery and local hospitality.
You’re always welcome on the Coastal Arts Trail, and this celebration of art is on offer year-round. So, when it suits you to travel; our treasure chest of local gems; galleries, museums, off-the-beaten-track studios and creative rural communities will be ready to provide the creative inspiration you’re after.
Whether you have five days or just five hours, hit the road on an art-finding odyssey - the calibre of galleries, open studios and public art is bound to impress. Browse the galleries, open studios, and artist workshops on offer, and start planning your Coastal Arts Trail journey today.
To find out more, visit the Coastal Arts Trail website.
Please note this information should be used as a guide only. To help ensure your safety we advise you review our safety page and contact the individual provider for up to date information on their compliance with all Health and Safety and regulatory requirements.