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Address: 21 Selwyn Avenue, Whangarei, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 438 1215
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Are Artists Artistic?

Artists come in all shapes and forms with and within different mediums. I'm sure you will find some form that will pique your interest. Sculpture, Painting, Music, Photography... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Bransgore, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
47 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

An interesting place and good to be able to wander round and meet some of the artists. There are plenty of different arts to see and a shop to buy some New Zealand presents in.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Artists come in all shapes and forms with and within different mediums. I'm sure you will find some form that will pique your interest. Sculpture, Painting, Music, Photography, Glass, writing, you name it, it is here. If you seek information and informative conversation about your medium of choice then the various resident and visiting artists are only to happy to... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Clever people creating some amazing things - loved the art gallery, very helpful staff loved the history of the place and the quirky buildings thanks

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Wyong, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

If you're into art of any media then this place could be of interest to you. There is - a cafe, - a shop that sells the items made by the artists, - a gallery that always has a exhibition showing, - a couple of artists galleries where you can go a view their work - workshops where you can... More 

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new zeland
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120 reviews 120 reviews
88 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

When we went there wasn't that many resident artists and those that were there didn't seem to have the time of day for us - which is odd seeing as they want to sell their stuff. Perhaps a rainy day activity

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Popped in to get off the road for a bit, would have loved the chance to have a better look, but the 5 yr old needed to run around. An art gallery, and then a bunch of different art studios with people making and selling different types of art. Beautiful setting in bush with tuis singing, cool gardens and a... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Like: Studio culture and interactive environment with creative sharing generous Artists based upon a positive collective spirit ! Good creations for sale and opportunity's for people of all skill levels to e in Arts and trial their skills at reasonable costs in a supportive environment... Most people working there...Labour for volunteer reasons only so $ is not the driving force...... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Im an artist and a local, and I love how you can come to this unique place with your family see local amazing works of art in progress and check out the exhibitions or buy beautifully made art from the Quarry shop and i have to say there yummy food from the cafe is delish!. This place is peaceful and... More 

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Maungaturoto, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The quarry is an awesome attraction that can host events, including weddings with the beautiful waterfall as a stunning backdrop, and sculpture filled gardens. The Yvonne Rust Gallery is a great place to exhibit your art works or view a diverse range of exhibitions throughout the year with wheelchair access and cafe opposite. It is the ideal location to have... More 

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Mareeba
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is a unique place to visit. It is managed by the Northland Craft Trust which is a charitable trust. The Quarry Arts Centre has much to offer to locals and visitors alike. There is a Craft Co-op shop which stock a lot of high quality handcrafted products such as woodwork, jewellery, felt and pottery. This is a place to... More 

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