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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 Water Project

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

12 April- 22 June

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

The province of Canterbury has become the epicentre of much discussion about the role of water in present day New Zealand. From political to scientific standpoints, the many opinions on the future of water seem convoluted and fraught with disunity. The arts play a vital role in widening the scope for discussion and dialogue at a grassroots level and The Water Project attempts to bring a new voice to the fore. Thirteen New Zealand artists have responded to the invitation to ‘be the water’ and create new work which challenge, inspire and call to action every individual inhabiting the natural world.

This exhibition is developed by the Ashburton Art Gallery. The thirteen artist involved are Ross Hemera, Peter Trevelyan, Brett Graham, Kate Woods, Jenna Packer, Bruce Foster, Gregory O’Brien, Euan Macleod, Jacqui Colley, Dani Terrizzi, Phil Dadson, Bing Dawe and Elizabeth Thomson. 

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This exhibition will open on Wednesday 11 April 2018 at 6pm.

Image credit: The Water Project artists and Shirin Khosraviani at Lake Pukaki

 

DATES & TIMES

12 April- 22 June

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

12 April- 22 June

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The Water Project

Group exhibition

Thirteen New Zealand artists have responded to the invitation to ‘be the water’ and create new work which challenge, inspire and call to action every individual inhabiting the natural world.

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23 June - 2 July 2018

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Major Exhibition Changeover

The Gallery’s exhibition spaces will be closed from the 23 June – 2 July while we install the Ashburton Art Society annual exhibition.

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3- 27 July

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ASA 54th Annual exhibition

Group exhibition

Now in its 54th 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.

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3 March - 31 March 2018

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ZAFAA18

Awards Exhibition

This awards exhibition presented by The Zonta Club of Ashburton in partnership with the Ashburton Art Gallery highlights the work of emerging and mid-career female artists based in Canterbury.

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