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Address: 19 Egmont Street | This gallery has closed down., New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-769 5717
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Real Tart is one of New Zealand's leading community art galleries...

Real Tart is one of New Zealand's leading community art galleries showcasing the best of Taranaki art. Visitors to the gallery enjoy a variety of high calibre works which are both original and affordable. Many of Taranaki's top artists show their works in the restored and edgy former warehouse which is home to a impressive selection of paintings,sculptures,pottery,photography,jewellery and craft. Real Tart can be found just behind Puke Ariki museum.

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Stunning Art gallery

This gallery is just across from the Richmond centre and just around the corner from the New Plymouth bus stop. Inside two stories of lovely nick nacks and lots of painting for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2016
LAURANIC287
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Waitara, New Zealand
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Unfortunately this gallery, which displayed locals' art for many years, has closed. However, new galleries have opened as New Plymouth has a large number of artists in the area.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Galley is no longer open to the public, but rather unused commercial space. It's a shame. The public art (paintings) outside are fun though.

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Waitara, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

This gallery is just across from the Richmond centre and just around the corner from the New Plymouth bus stop. Inside two stories of lovely nick nacks and lots of painting for exhibiting and buying.. They change the exhibit quite often but if you are interested in a certain local artist, friendly staff will help with information, if they have... More 

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Thank LAURANIC287
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196 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

It may be small but don't let that put you off, this is the home of some of Taranaki's well known and not so well know artists. The art work is well displayed and easy to walk round and view. The art works are labeled clearly and the prices are in full view. The assistants on hand are very knowledgeable... More 

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Thank Marlaina C
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great selection of artists in a beautiful space. we found it really hard to leave with a purchase. Loved that they had a local high school exhibition - impressive.

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Thank Jael K
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

A wonderful gallery of local art where you can meet with the artists, sometimes. Unfortunately, the NP Council has ceased its contribution to this valuable local facility. Occasional showings of art are available at local artist's studios from time to time.

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New Plymouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

A great place to go for good local art. But, sorry, Trip Advisor peeps - IT IS CLOSED!!! No longer a happening thing. Go to Puke Ariki instead or up the coast and see John McLean's gallery near Mimi.

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Interesting gallery of local New Zealand artists. Lots of paintings of Mt. Taranaki. In addition to paintings, there are local, Taranaki calendars, postcards, etc. It's a good place to visit for souvenirs.

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Thank pistachioann
New Plymouth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

I love this gallery. It has a good representation of local artists selling their artistic wares. I also like they have an exhibition of one or 2 artists.

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Thank Anarusbird
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

The art is local, diverse and unique. There is a little something for every art lover. It's free to browse.

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Thank Elizabeth J

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