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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

P | 03 308 1133

E | info@ashburtonartgallery.org.nz

Gallery Hours

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery. Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is the newest cultural facility to be built in the South Island. With a nearly 20 year operating history, the AAG is one of the youngest public art galleries in the country and is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art. The new building is a place for everyone to enjoy.                

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery. Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is the newest cultural facility to be built in the South Island. With a nearly 20 year operating history, the AAG is one of the youngest public art galleries in the country and is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art. The new building is a place for everyone to enjoy.

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Exhibitions

23 May - 26 July 2015

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Midnight Blooms

Tara Douglas

Light, colour and the obsessive cutting of paper flowers by Tara Douglas make up an installation that immerses the viewer, encasing them in a mysterious otherworldly environment.

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23 May 2015 - 31 January 2016

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The Great Bridge Brouhaha

David Elliot

Inspired by the mischievous Nor’west wind and the creation of the first Ashburton Bridge, David Elliot’s The Great Bridge Brouhaha is a temporary, site-specific drawing.

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6 - 26 July

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51st ASA Exhibition

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This annual exhibition by the Ashburton Society of Arts, now in its 51st year features artwork from local, national and guest artists in a variety of categories.

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1 August - 27 September

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Titokowaru’s Dilemma

Marian Maguire

The protagonist of Marian Maguire’s new print series is an impressive figure of nineteenth-century Taranaki. Titokowaru was a trained Maori tohunga but a Christian convert; an advocate of peace but an outstanding military strategist; a powerful and charismatic leader but one who lost the support of his followers.

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Events

May 24- July 19 anytime | |

The Paper Flower Project

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23 | 07 | 15

From concept to completion

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26 | 07 | 15

Discover Printmaking – Jub Jub Club

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01 | 08 | 15

It’s almost Spring, Exhibition Openings

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04 | 08 | 15

A Morning Talk with Artist Robin Arnst

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08 | 08 | 15

Lecture by Dr. Warren Feeney, part two

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12 | 08 | 15

An evening talk with artist Marian Maguire

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12 | 09 | 15

Lecture by Dr Warren Feeney, part three

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| Wednesdays |

Art addicts

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| Monthly -last Wednesday, 5:15pm |

Film Society

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