The Joy of Stitching
Ashburton Embroiderers' Guild

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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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The Joy of Stitching

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

6 August- 3 September

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

This popular biennial exhibition showcases a vast selection of work from members of the Ashburton Embroiderers’ Guild. Members are invited to submit pieces which demonstrate the wide variety of styles and techniques currently being applied by embroiderers, and range from the very traditional through to contemporary pieces.

This exhibition is supported by Ashburton District Creative Communities.

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DATES & TIMES

6 August- 3 September

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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