Wanganui Glass Festival

The Wanganui Festival of Glass is in its sixth year and is organised by the Wanganui Glass Group on behalf of its members to promote and celebrate the vibrant and thriving glass art industry and community in Wanganui. The 10-day Festival, features work by more than 30 Whanganui-based glass artists, as well as workshops, an auction and other events to bring glass to the community. The Festival developed from the Wanganui Glass Group, formed in 2007 with the aim of celebrating New Zealand glass art and promoting Wanganui's established and emerging glass artists. It now has 40 members, all practising glass artists.