New Talent and Fresh Tastes on the Menu at the 2017 Raglan Arts Weekend & Little Food Fest
Raglan’s eighth annual Arts Weekend is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. More than 36 artists will be exhibiting in the town over Anniversary Weekend – with a large number of them new to the event.ew Talent and Fresh Tastes on the Menu at the 2017 Raglan Arts Weekend & Little Food Fest.
Those exhibiting at Raglan Arts Weekend for the first time include jewellery designer Sophie Lewis-Smith, whose intricate work featured in the movie The Hobbit; airbrush artist Dr Airbrush; and Sara Waugh, whose preferred medium is ink on paper.
They’ll be joining well-established Raglan artists like Simon Te Wheoro, Chris Meek, Sam Mathers, Jane Galloway and Miranda Jane Caird. Many of those participating will be exhibiting from their own studios, while others will be located within the Old School Arts Centre on Stewart St.
Raglan Arts Weekend is a firmly embedded fixture on the Raglan summer calendar, attracting hundreds of visitors from all over the North Island.
The 2017 event takes place on Saturday (January 28), Sunday (January 29) and Monday (January 30).
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The artists will open their studios on all three days of the long weekend, from 10am till 3pm, with a select few open until 5pm. The Little Food Fest will be open on the same days from 10am to 3pm at the Old School Arts Centre.