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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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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.

 

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Creative Jam Sessions | School Holiday Activity

Inspired by the exhibition Drawn to Sound, we’ll be drawing and creating art to the beat of the music! We’ll have music composed
by Jane Venis playing throughout the day to stimulate your artistic side, and all the supplies you need to create a work of art like those of Hannah Joynt.

These musical creations will then be turned into small artworks that will be available to purchase for $2 f...

19 December 2019 - 20 February 2020

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Summer Art Seekers | School Holiday Activity

Our summer exhibitions are all about locations, landscape and place. We are inviting you to take the challenge of finding special locations around Ashburton and collect arty 'evidence' of you being there. Each location has it's own unique evidence to collect.

Spend the afternoon completing the challenges, or complete them over a few days. When you’re done, drop your entries back at the Art G...

19 December 2019 - 20 February 2020

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gelli prints | Adult workshop

Running in conjunction with The Small Print 2019 exhibition, we will be hosting an adult workshop in printmaking.
Join us for a Sunday afternoon of fun, making prints with gelatin plates (also known as gelli plates). This is a quick and playful process and is perfect for those who are complete beginners to printmaking.

This session will be run by staff member Simone, who will gui...

02 February 2020

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In Colour | Art and Craft Club

In Colour has been reformatted and is not only for adults interested in colouring-in but also a great making space to unleash your creativity. Bring along your art and craft projects to share with others over morning tea once a month.

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

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

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Art addicts

EVERY WEDNESDAY 3:00 - 4:30PM | DURING THE SCHOOL TERMS

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 ...

EVERY WEDNESDAY 3:00 - 4:30PM

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film fundraiser | van Gogh and Japan

VAN GOGH AND JAPAN

With support from Regent Cinema, the committee will be hosting a film fundraising night for a maximum of 100 people.

The film, Van Gogh & Japan, journeys from the critically acclaimed exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, to the beauty of Provence and the enigma of Japan itself. Featuring van Gogh’s personal letters and written accounts by friends and contemp...

14 February 2020

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jub jub | Screen Printing

In this session, members will learn the art of screen-printing by making their very own screens to print with and coming up with a design to print on  tote bag to take home.

 

9 FEBRUARY 2020 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

09 February 2020

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Jub Jub | The end

In this session we will be looking at David Rickard's exhibition Echoes from the Sound Barrier and creating an artwork inspired by the works on display.

 

26 January 2020 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

26 January 2020

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