Overlooking Petone Beach, the Alfred Memelink Artspace is one of New Zealand’s a must visit galleries.

More than just a gallery, this space is aimed at supporting the local art community by exhibiting a variety of different artists works and providing classes and space for local artists to expand their knowledge and refine their technique. It is a friendly place to visit featuring regularly changing exhibitions of creativity contributed to be over 100 mainly local artists. Watercolours, Acrylic and oil paintings, pastels ceramics textile art, wood work, wood turning, art jewellery, glass art and lots lots more.

Your Invitation to attend the exhibition opening

Alan Collins - Watercolours

Saturday 25th Aug from 1pm

We welcome you to join us for this exhibition opening featuring new watercolours by Alan Collins. Alan is one of our most loved artists and we’re excited to welcome him back after his near sell out exhibition nearly two years ago. Alan and his wife Sally, will be delighted to meet you and share his funny and interesting anecdotes about painting for this exhibition, many were painted 'En plein air' (painting outdoors).

Alan’s exhibition showcases how passionate he is about watercolour painting and it includes over 40 NEW watercolour paintings. It features some of his favourite scenes around Wellington and from his trip to England in 2017. The exhibition season runs from 1pm Saturday 25th August until 5pm Sunday 23rd September.

We look forward to greeting you while you enjoy refreshments and live jazz in the friendly ambience of Petone's seaside gallery.

Below - Wellington Harbour as viewed from Khandalla by Alan Collins

Artworks by over 300 Local and NZ Artists to View

In addition to regularly changing exhibitions, Artspace Gallery features art by over 300 local artists and has a strong focus on paintings and photography of Wellington.

Explore the other five exhibition rooms at this gallery and discover what else is new on display. Remember if you'd like a break from the weekend traffic congestion that can sometimes be encountered at the big box retail end of Petone, drive on along the foresehore, you'll find free and easy parking right outside the Gallery or along the sea front.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Alfred, Gillian and the gallery team

Alfred Memelink Artspace Gallery

Address: 223 The Esplanade, Petone 04 9799889
Opening Hours: We're open 10am - 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday, (closed Mondays) for your art viewing pleasure.
FREE entry and easy parking right outside and on the beachfront.

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