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327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

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Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day

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pigs, penguins and polecats

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

21 September-12 November

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Whether hiding in the margins or taking centre stage, animals make regular visits to
David Elliot’s imaginative world and provide ongoing visual inspiration for his stories
and illustrations. From his early experience as a gateman at Edinburgh Zoo, Elliot has
been observing and taking note of animals, big and small, throughout his artistic
career. The Gallery is privileged to house the growing collection of Elliot’s drawings
and brings together a handpicked selection of some of the artists favourite animal
explorations in this delightful new exhibition.

DATES & TIMES

21 September-12 November

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

Entries open | 1 August- 12 November

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Awards Exhibition

Entries are now open to the Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award 2018. This award presented by The Zonta Club of Ashburton in partnership with the Ashburton Art Gallery is open to emerging and mid-career female artists based in Canterbury.

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18 January- September 2017

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Doofus a.k.a Assemble, Disassemble, Reassemble

Mark Braunias

Contemporary artist Mark Braunias has made a work directly on the foyer wall over 10 days in Jaunary. This large painting goes by the nickname ‘Doofus’

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6 August- 24 September

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Forest Lives

Anya Sinclair

Forest Lives is a solo exhibition of newly made works by Anya Sinclair which explore the forest as a fictional environment.

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10 September- 5 November

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Young Country

Kerry Hines, photographs by William Williams

Young Country is a exhibition that brings together nineteenth-century photography and contemporary poetry to offer a new and often surprising view of New Zealand’s past. Combining the talents of poet, writer and researcher Kerry Hines and the photographic images of William Williams which have been reproduced by international recognised photographer Wayne Barrar.

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