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Art at the Packing Shed

Posted at 6:00am Friday 03 Jan, 2020 | By Francesca Maria Nespolo journalist@thewanakasun.co.nz

Art at the Packing Shed, organised by the Central Otago Art Society, is happening again this summer. On January 4-5, 2020, from 10am - 4pm each day the beautiful gardens of The Packing Shed, Boulton Road, Earnsleugh will be filled with art and craft stalls, an exhibition and live entertainment. 

Even more, the restaurant will be open for market go-ers to purchase delicious food made by the wonderful chefs at The Courthouse Cafe and good coffee. The weekend will comprise of stalls, working artists, exhibition, music. “Artists from throughout the region and further afield have been invited to set up stalls at the event,” said a spokesperson from the Central Otago Art Society. They added, “Many will be selling their works, which include ceramics, sculpture, paintings, prints and much more. Throughout the weekend several plein air painting demonstrations will happen for interested on-lookers”. 

An exhibition of around 100 original artworks will be available for sale, works purchased will be available to take away on the day. Exhibitors include well-known Central Otago artist's Kathi McLean, Nigel Wilson, Melanie Eade, Sheena Lassen as well as many others from the district and further afield. Art at the Packing Shed is free to attend.

 

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