New Zealand Glassworks, Whanganui

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New Zealand Glassworks - Te Whare TÅ«hua o Te Ao (NZG) is the new national centre for glass art located in Whanganui.

NZG is an exciting and interactive glass facility open to the entire community. The new facility offers an open access studio to glass artists, runs workshops to all abilities and presents and promotes the work of leading New Zealand glass artists in the gallery. The centre is a major attraction for local visitors and tourists alike and a great place to see first-hand, the incredible processes of glass art.
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  • I have seen a few glassblowing places and must say, this is way better than the others.. great viewing, beautiful work and pleasant surroundings.  more »
  • In a quiet and nice side street not far away from everything, this gallery just opened when we got there. Friendly staff and beautiful exhibits.  more »
  • We went in for a few minutes to watch them work but were amazed at how much of an art and a science blowing glass is. The gallery has some lovely blowing glass work and the factory staff were wonderfu...  more »
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  • Amazing gallery workspace where the public can watch th work being done. I did a beginners class which I'd highly recommend. Course tutors excellent.
  • A very good gallery with works form many New Zealand artists. Well worth dropping in to check out the works.
  • Great place to visit if you're passing through Whanganui.
  • Cool glass work. Hope to come back when the glass blowing furnaces are in use.
  • Very interesting site, wide variety of artists, chatty and well informed people on site. I throughly enjoyed my visit.

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