Open Arts Day @ Corban Estate Arts Centre | Saturday 28th March

Written by on March 17, 2015


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Whether you’re a lover of local music, an arts fan, or just wanting to make the most of that end of summer vibe, Open Arts Day is where you need to be. For one day only, Corban Estate Arts Centre’s Open Arts Day takes you behind the scenes of this creative hub in West Auckland. This year’s event highlights more than twenty resident creatives who will open their studios to the public, alongside exhibitions, hands-on workshops, studio tours, graffiti demonstrations, music and performances.

You can visit the studios of renowned sculptors Chiara Corbelleto and Stephen Woodward, as well as up-and-coming talents like Kenneth Merrick and Numa MacKenzie; Drop by Reuben Paterson’s exhibition and have an Italian cooking lesson with artist Robbie Fraser; See resident blacksmith Nate Savill working on the furnace; And sit in on rehearsals by the highly acclaimed Atamira, Mixit and Red Leap Theatre.

There will be live music, DJs and performances throughout the day. A graffiti battle will take place on the legendary Corban Estate graffiti wall, run by Bobby Hung (a.k.a Berst). Among the the performers appearing on stage are rising stars Kaea and Munashe, members of the latest addition to the Corban Estate family, the Crescendo Trust. Kurawaka the renowned Kapahaka theatre group will also be putting in a performance amongst many others.

Food and drink will be available at the onsite café, The Coffee Studio, and there will also be a pop-up bar. Or bring a picnic and relax in the sprawling grounds of Corban Estate.

There’s so much happening in one place, and Open Arts Day is the perfect place to spend a rewarding, family-friendly Saturday at the end of summer.

What? Open Arts Day

When? 10am – 4pm, Saturday 28 March.

Where? Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson

How Much? Entry is FREE, and all are welcome.


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