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Art & Heritage

Nz Glassworks Whanganui

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Discover one of NZ’s cultural hot spots, whanganui with the Sarjeant Gallery, NZ Glasswork as highlights among studios and galleries. Discover a fine arts treasure trove in a quiet rural town, graphic design, photography and visually amazing glass blowing.


Fire, molten glass and creative talented local artists can be watched as they swirl and twirl molten glass into shape. There is a viewing platform above the workshop.

The Glass Factory NZ and Claudia Borella Glass Design are great places to browse one of a kind, unique local glass artworks. The facility runs workshops on subjects such as glass paperweights. Find out all about the intricate process of glass artware and visit New Zealand Glassworks – Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG) the national centre for glass art located in Whanganui.

The gallery shop showcases major glass artists throughout New Zealand and its exhibition spaces are used by both solo and groups.


Open seven days a week from 10am to 4:30pm(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday, ANZAC day 1pm – 4:30pm). Location: Chronicle Building, 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui 4500

For more information about art shops and galleries in whanganui check out Whanganui art galleries and shops.



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