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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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Ashburton Society of Arts | 55th Annual Exhibition

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

2 July - 26 July 2019

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Now in its 55th year this popular annual awards exhibition by the Ashburton Society of Arts features over 400 artworks from local, national and guest artists in a variety of categories. Ashburton Society of Arts formed in 1964, with the philosophy to encourage the study, practice and creativity of the visual arts. This credo has been maintained till the present day and is reflected in this exhibition.

 

This years guest artists include:

Sue Syme, Sheryl McCammon, Bernadette Parsons, Clare Wilcox, Adele Stewart, Mark Rant, Jenny Shearer, and Sara and Zuz.

 

Entries Open – 1st May

Entries Close – 26th May

Receiving Day – 15th June

Opening Night – 1 July 7pm – Ticketed Event

 

 

Image credits: Adele Stewart, Image courtesy of artist

DATES & TIMES

2 July - 26 July 2019

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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