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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

P | 03 308 1133

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Gallery Hours

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day


Current Events

The Gallery extends its exhibition programme through a diverse range of events and activities that are designed to enrich your experience of visual discovery. Our public programmes range from workshops to artist talks and include guided tours and film screenings.


Artist Talk | Hamish Coleman

Join us at the Ashburton Art Gallery to hear locally-born Hamish Coleman discuss his art practice and finding inspiration in his hometown Hakatere Ashburton.
A light lunch will be provided.

18 April 2021

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Exhibition Openings | The Associates and Hamish Coleman

This Saturday we'll be celebrating the openings of two exhibitions at the Ashburton Art Gallery -
Hamish Coleman | On Returning
The Associates | A Stone to Strike and a Rock to Stumble Over.
17 April 2021

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ANZAC DAY | Poppy Making

Commemorate the courage of our servicemen and women this ANZAC day by making a commemorative poppy. Materials will be supplied, along with simple step-by-step instructions.

25-26 April 2021

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April School Holidays | Creation Station

During the second week of the holidays we are inviting visitors to take inspiration from The Associates and create their own unique artwork. The art trolley will be stocked with all sorts of wonderful materials for you to create with.

daily 27 April - 2 May | 10am - 4pm | free

27 April - 2 May 2021

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April School Holidays | Colourful Sculptures

These school holidays we are taking inspiration from the playful and bright sculptures on display by Janna van Hasselt. Children are invited to come and make their own sculptures using coloured modelling clay. Join us for a frenzy of fun in the holidays!

This programme is open to children aged 3 years and above. Adult supervision is required for children under the age of thirteen. A cost of $2 ...

17-26 April 2021

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jub jub | mixed media creations

In this session we will be looking at the group exhibition A Stone to Strike and a Rock To Stumble Over and will be creating a work inspired by one of the artists.

13 June 2021

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Jub Jub | Experimenting with stencils

In this session we will be looking at Mark Soltero’s artwork in the foyer and taking inspiration from it to make our very own stencil art.

30 May 2021

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In Colour | Art and Craft Club

In Colour is a great way to unwind and relax with like-minded people. Bring along your art and craft projects to share with others over morning tea once a month.

These are social sessions that encourage you to connect with others through creativity.  Be inspired to learn a new creative pastime. Sessions are free and new members are always welcome...

2nd Friday of the month, 10:30am- 12pm

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Art addicts


Art Addicts (AA) is the Gallery’s weekly art space for kids during the school term. Wrap up your Wednesday school day and head to the AAG to get creative and explore different materials and themes in art. AA is all about a fun, shared learning experience for all who attend. We encourage parents and grandparents to ...


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