A haven for art and creativity in beautiful Collingwood, Golden Bay at the tip of the South Island of New Zealand.

Start your creative journey or extend your art practice with Art Workshops in our spacious fully equipped and light-filled studio (suitable for 1m social distancing if required). Art Haven offers regular painting sessions, half and one day workshops on demand, weekend workshops and week-long painting intensives, with painter Lisa Chandler and guest artists from around New Zealand. Suitable for beginners through to advanced – check individual workshop descriptions for details.

We have just released our new Spring 2020 and Summer 2021 workshop schedule  . . . .  book a 2021 weekend workshop by 30th November 2020 to receive our 10% off Early Bird Special! AND if you book 2 or more weekend workshops you’ll also receive a free book on Acrylic Painting!

Explore our Art Gallery filled with Golden Bay inspired original paintings, prints and works on paper, fine art limited edition Giclee prints and handmade stationery.  A careful curated selection of artisan homewares in linen, glass and ceramics compliment the visual art. Re-opening for the summer season from the 1st December (Also open over Labour Weekend) but you can still view and buy some of our beautiful artisan stationery and prints online, please click on the link below.


Art Haven is the ideal venue for inspiration, creativity and artistic development.

For artists and art lovers who want to experience, extend and escape!

email: lisa@arthavennz.com
Cell: NZ 021 461 148