If you're after a bit of an arty-fix then there's plenty to fill your time in the Wairarapa. The best place to start is with the Featherston Camp Sculpture by internationally renknown artist, Paul Dibble.
At the northern entrance to the Wairarapa, in Masterton, the impressive Ascension, by Neil Dawson towers above the gateway's round-about.
Adding tonnes of colour to Bannister Street in Masterton, artist Gina Kiel has completely transformed the stretch of wall with her mural, Lullaby of the Moon. The central circular form, represents calm evening/night and sleep with the flowing and radiating colours representing the song. Her hands are realeasing the birds into flight to carry their songs to the elders and the young ones across the air.
Craft fairs, art trails, museums and festivals, the Wairarapa has plenty to see and do in the local arts scene. Take a look at these options to get you started: