Art in the Park

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Art in the Park is a weekly outdoor exhibition where local artists and craftspeople display and sell their own creations. It operates on Colonel Roberts Reserve (see Map) between 10am and 3pm on Saturdays and some public holidays, subject to weather.

At Art in the Park one can find:

  • Woven scarves and knee rugs.

  • Woollen garments made from hand spun and dyed wool including children's jackets and slippers / booties

  • Paintings framed or on canvas, using acrylic, oil or water colour paint - beautiful scenes from around the lake and other parts of the country

  • Impressive photography

  • Unique handmade pottery

  • Fine handmade jewellery

  • Pictures created from NZ wool

  • Beautiful metal sculptures

Our Gallery pages give an indication of the range of art and craft that may be viewed at Art in the Park.

Purchase a small piece of New Zealand from the Taupo District to take home.

The site is an attractive one, with views of the lake and mountains, and is also an ideal place to have a picnic. As well, visitors to Art in the Park have a wide variety of cafes and restaurants across the road from the park. Or enjoy a leisurely stroll along the lakefront.

Art in the Park is on each Saturday from 10 am until 3 pm, weather permitting.

All artists and craftspeople reside in the Taupo District. All items for sale are original and handmade, and sold by the artist personally.

If you are interested in exhibiting your work at Art in the Park please click here and read the information on the Exhibitors page.

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