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Printopia Festival of Original Print

6 Nov 2021 to 7 Nov 2021
10am - 5pm, Nov 6 & 7
Announcing a brand-new festival for all you print junkies out there!
Event type: 
Art, Festival, Workshop/Seminar
Free events and ticketed workshops
Studio One Toi Tū
1 Ponsonby Road Grey Lynn Auckland


Whether you’re a creator, collector or simply an admirer of hand-made prints, this is for you! 

Printopia is Auckland’s inaugural festival of original print, celebrating traditional and contemporary printmaking processes, taking place on 6 & 7 November at Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, Grey Lynn. 

Over the two-days catch an exciting line-up of live printmaking demonstrations, artist talks, a print fair and workshops. Meet artists, learn about the process, try it yourself and buy some original prints.

The festival will feature some of the best established and emerging print artists in the country with an outstanding array of techniques to inspire visitors. For the full programme of both free and ticketed events,please visit


Festival Programme

Saturday, 6 November 2021, 10am – 5pm - Festival goers can experience a range of freeprint related activities, open to the public. In the chill out zone, visitors can connect with old and new print friends while sampling Jamaican food from Gracefully Jerked food truck.

Sunday, 7 November 2021, 10am – 5pm – Enjoy a selection of full-day and half-day, ticketed workshops, open to all skill levels and without needing any prior printmaking knowledge. Many techniques are simple enough to be continued at home or a shared studio space, with a focus on sustainable, non-toxic materials. It will get messy though, so an apron is highly recommended! 

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Printopia Festival

14 Sep 2021