Experience Art and Sculpture…

Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to art and sculpture in the area.

Must dos for
Art and Scupture…

• Explore the Brick Bay Sculpture Trail
• Enjoy the latest exhibition at the Vivan Gallery
• Experience the newly-opened Sculptureum

Vivian Gallery

39 Omaha Valley Road

The Vivian is a purpose built contemporary art gallery set on 3 acres of landscaped gardens near Matakana.

The Vivian offers has both indoor and outdoor works across a variety of mediums from painting, object, photography, video, sculpture and installation work.

For more information see their website.

Brick Bay Sculpture Trail

Arabella Lane, Snells Beach

Brick Bay Sculpture Trail near Matakana showcases an ever-changing exhibition of around 45 contemporary sculptures, available for sale, by leading New Zealand artists. On the 2km trail, experience sculpture in a remarkable landscape framed by towering native trees, abundant birdlife and green pastures, overlooking the celebrated Brick Bay Vineyard.

For more information, see their website


40 Omaha Flats Road, Matakana

A few minutes drive from Matakana village lies Sculptureum, where three art-filled gardens, six galleries, a vineyard, a function centre and Rothko – the site’s restaurant and bar – flow over 25 acres. The owners have spent 12 years developing the project and longer still collecting the hundreds of works that fill it.

For more information, see their website

The Secret Garden – Sculptural Habitat

545 Matakana Road, Warkworth – next to the Protea Patch Plant Nursery

There are 20 large sculptures in the Matakana Sculptural Habitat, plus 13 open quotes and seven closed booklet quotations, all selected for their relevance to the concept of transformation from the Writings of the Baha’i Faith.

For more information, see their website

Morris and James Pottery

Tongue Farm Road

Morris and James Pottery  have a range of individually styled pots, pottery, art, home ware and sculptural pieces made here from clay dug from the banks of the Matakana River. The collection showroom & cafe are open 7 days from 9am to 5pm.

There is a FREE pottery tour every day at 11:30am.

Morris and James Pottery is located just east of Matakana Village on Tongue Farm Rd.

Art Matakana

Matakana Country Park, 1151 Leigh Rd, Matakana

If you are visiting the Matakana area, be sure you don’t miss this excellent gallery situated in the Matakana Country Park. Art Matakana has some of the finest New Zealand contemporary art works, sculpture, glass and jewellery from renown and up and coming artists.

Great staging in a spacious gallery allows you to truly relax and appreciate the excellent quality of the works on display.

For more information, see their website

Piece Gallery

Matakana Village, 2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana

Piece Gallery specialises in Ceramics, Glass, Jewellery and select Sculpture. With an eye for detail, a distinctly New Zealand language with sophisticated flair, pieces from Piece Gallery ensure your experience and your memories are capture in timeless style.

For more information, see their website