ARTerslie 2019

Come into Ellerslie during 6 - 31 May to experience the brightness and vibrancy of ARTerslie.  

Community Art Competition - Get your art installed on an Ellerslie Rubbish Bin -see more below

POP up Street Art - look out for art in unexpected places


  • Margaritas & Masterpieces - Monday 6 May, Mexico Ellerslie
  • Kids Art Workshop, Mothers Day Theme - Saturday 11 May, Christ Church Hall
  • Chalk It Up - Saturday 18 May, Ellerslie Town Square
  • Bartizan's Art Exhibition - 24-26 May, Christ Church Hall
  • School Art Expo - 27-28 May, Christ Church Hall

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

ARTerslie 2019 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*


Margaritas & Masterpieces - Monday 6 May (6.30 – 9pm)

Mexico in Ellerslie is hosting a first for ARTerslie  with Margaritas & Masterpieces

Join us for fun evening, and unleash your creativity (no experience is needed), as a talented local artist demonstrates the painting process and guides you to create your own masterpiece.

Why not come along bit earlier and grab a bite to eat before hand, or order some food and margaritas while you paint!

Cost:  $33 -  this covers all art materials,canvas and expert tuition
Date:  Monday 6 May, 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:  Mexico Ellerslie, 120 Main Highway 

Bookings essential as spaces are limited:   Click here to book your place


ARTerslie Kids Workshop - Mothers Day Theme (Saturday 11 May, 1 - 2.30pm)

Take part in this FREE kids art workshop aimed towards kids aged 5-12 and dads or carers, to create a one of kind Mothers Day artwork.  Brought to you by HeART Minds Art Club

We are putting the HeART into ARTerslie with a special kids workshop to help kids celebrate a special Mum, Grandmother or carer.  Dads and carers – bring your kids along to our FREE workshop where you can help them create a masterpiece to present on Mother’s Day.

At HeART Minds you learn lots of art skills and techniques, but the focus is on the process of expression and development of self-awareness that come through being creative.

In this ARTerslie kids workshop you'll learn about colour mixing and complementing, and how you can show gratitude and love to those we care about.

Date: Saturday 11th May, 1pm – 2.30pm
Location: Christ Church Hall, 169 Ladies Mile, Ellerslie

Bookings are essential as spaces are limited:
Click here to sign up via the booking form

This event is brought to you by HeART Minds Art Club in conjunction with ARTerslie 2019


Chalk It Up - Sunday 18 May (1 - 3pm)

Chalk it up, is back for another year!  Bring the kids along to Ellerslie Town Square between 1pm - 3pm on Saturday 18 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.

Date:  Saturday 18 May, 1pm - 3pm
Location:  Ellerslie Town Square, 138 Main Higway

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


Bartizans Art Exhibition - 24 - 26 May

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


  • Friday 24 May:  2pm - 7pm
  • Saturday 25 May: 10am - 4pm
  • Sunday 26 May:  10am - 4pm

Location:  Christ Church Hall, 169 Ladies Mile, Ellerslie

This is free exhibit of a variety artworks available to purchase, 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 - 27 & 28 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 27 May:  10am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 28 May:  9am - 4pm

Location:  Christ Church Hall, 169 Ladies Mile, Ellerslie

Prizegiving:  Monday 27 May at 5.30pm


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