ARTerslie Festival

Come into Ellerslie during May to experience the brightness and vibrancy of ARTerslie.  

Community Art Competition - Get your art installed on an Ellerslie Rubbish Bin -see more below
Mural Art - Paul Walsh is coming back to install another magical masterpiece in Ellerslie
POP up Street Art - look out for art in unexpected places

  • Chalk It Up - NEW DATE - Friday 25th May (3 - 4.30pm)
  • Bartizan's Art Exhibition - 18-20 May 
  • Schools Art Expo -  21-22 May  
  • Rock Painting Workshop - Sunday 27 May (11am - 1pm)

Follow our Facebook Page for more information on the exciting activities taking place or scroll down further for more information

ARTerslie 2018 is proudly brought to you by the Ellerslie Business Association with the support of the Orakei Local Board

Community Art Competition

Would you like to see your art installed in Ellerslie?  Create a fun artwork using the supplied template and you could have your artwork on display on one of our rubbish bins, brightening up the Village.

The competition is for all ages, with three categories:
7 and under                  8 - 13 years                      14 and over

The top entry in each category will win a $50 Warehouse Stationery Voucher and have their artwork on display on an Ellerslie rubbish bin.

Entry forms are available from Denise Lee MP's Office, 130 Main Highway, or download from the link below.  Entries close 31st May, T&Cs apply*

Chalk It Up - Friday 25 May (3 - 4.30pm)

Chalk it up, is back for another year!  (We have changed the date and time due to rain on our original day)  

Bring the kids along to Ellerslie Town Square between 3 - 4.30pm on Friday 25th May and take part in creating a bright bold colourful and fun collaborative chalk artwork.

This free event is suitable for both preschool and school aged children, and is a great way to spend time together with your kids and join others in your community. All the materials will be supplied, so be sure to bring the family along for an afternoon of free fun and creativity.

If weather is inclement, please check our facebook page for updates.

This event has been kindly sponsored by: 
Wendy Sadd - Barfoot and Thompson  www.barfoot.co.nz/w.sadd

Bartizans Art Exhibition - 18, 19 & 20 May

Come along to view the fantastic artworks at Christ Church Hall, 169 Ladies Mile, Ellerslie.   

  • Friday 18 May:  2pm - 7pm
  • Saturday 19 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 20 May:  10am - 4pm

This is free exhibit of a variety artworks including watercolours, pastels, and mixed media from the talented artists of Bartizan's Art Group.  Click here to find out more about the Bartizan's artists

School Art Exhibition - 21 & 22 May

Join us at this fantastic exhibit at Christ Church Hall, showcasing the talented works of our local students.  Work on display from all 5 local schools - Ellerslie School, St Marys, Remuera Intermediate, Stanhope Road School and Michaels Park School.

  • Monday 21 May:  10am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 22 May:  9am - 4pm
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top artworks on Monday 21st May at 5.30pm

Rock Painting Workshop - Sunday 27 May, 11am

Get your hands dirty, and have some fun creating some awesome rocks to place out in our community.

Wear an old shirt, everything else that you'll need is provided.  All ages and abilities welcome - it's not just for kids

Meet at Christ Church Hall, Ladies Mile, Ellerslie

NB - Join our Ellerslie Rocks group for more info on this too. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1363467170413536/
The idea behind Ellerslie Rocks is to paint rocks and hide them all over Ellerslie, then go out searching for some new ones - you can keep them, or re-hide them in outdoor locations for others to find. It’s a real-life treasure hunt that promotes art, creativity and being active with your whanau. 


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