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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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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery. Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 25 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art. Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery. Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 25 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art. Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery. Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 25 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art. Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery.   Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 25 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art.  Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.  

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery.   Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 25 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art.  Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.  

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery.   Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 20 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art.  Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery.   Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 20 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art.  Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.  

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    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery.   Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 20 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art.  Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.

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  • slider-img

    Welcome

    Nau mai haere mai, welcome to the Ashburton Art Gallery.   Serving the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large, the Ashburton Art Gallery is a vibrant and growing cultural facility in the heart of Te Waipounamu (the South Island). With over 20 years of operating history, the AAG is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art.  Located on the first floor of the Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre on State Highway 1, the AAG is a place for everyone to enjoy and discover art. The AAG is run by a small team of staff and dedicated volunteers.

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Exhibitions

08 June 2023 - 27 August 2023

Over the Range: Waitaha Canterbury Landscape Paintings from the Collection

Ashburton Art Gallery was recently generously gifted eight artworks by the Braided Rivers Community Trust from the former…

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12 August 2023 - 08 October 2023

Exquisite Corpse

Project 21

Exquisite Corpse features Nelson-based jewellers Kay van Dyk, Joel Fitzwell, and Katie Pascoe, who operate as collaborative contemporary…

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04 July 2023 - 28 July 2023

ASA | 59th Annual Exhibition

The Ashburton Society of Arts (ASA) Annual Exhibition returns to the Gallery this July for its 59th incarnation….

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12 May 2023 - 16 June 2023

The Construction of Colour

Rachel Ratten

Despite being an avid quilter for 20 years, Timaru-based artist Rachel Ratten is more widely known as a…

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Events

04 | 06 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Rachel Ratten

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| Wednesdays |

Art Addicts

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09 | 06 | 23

In Colour | Arts and Crafts Sessions

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21 | 05 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Indigo

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29 | 05 | 23

Samoan Cultural Awareness Workshop

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11 | 06 | 23

Artist Talk | Rachel Ratten

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07 | 05 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Gabby O’Connor

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12 | 05 | 23

Exhibition opening | Indigo | Rachel Ratten | Ashburton College

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17 | 05 | 23

Book Launch | Ashburton on the Move

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07 | 06 | 23

Kōrero | Sharing the Burdens: Conscription in Canterbury during WWII

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21 | 05 | 23

Kōrero | Stories from the Canterbury Home Front during WWII

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23 | 04 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Westerfield Camp – The Army Marches In

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26 | 05 | 23

Competition | Gabby O’Connor

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09 | 04 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | ZAFAA23

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18 | 02 | 23

Caption This

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08 | 04 | 23

LETTERS OF LOVE | April School Holidays

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21 | 04 | 23

ANZAC – MAKE A POPPY

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05 | 04 | 23

COLOUR PLAY | April School Holidays

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08 | 04 | 23

ART LAB – COLOUR AND LIGHT | April School Holidays

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20 | 04 | 23

Workshop | Making Icebergs with Gabby O’Connor

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26 | 03 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Audrey Baldwin

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19 | 04 | 23

Artist Talk: Gabby O’Connor with Adele Jackson

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11 | 03 | 23

Artist Talk: Audrey Baldwin

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| Wednesdays |

Art Addicts

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10 | 03 | 23

Exhibition Opening – THIS IS FINE, EVERYTHING’S FINE

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10 | 03 | 23

ZAFAA23 Exhibition Opening and Awards

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30 | 01 | 23

Astronomy Talk: Understanding our Universe

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27 | 01 | 23

Exhibition Opening – In the Round

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22 | 01 | 23

Tūhura Tuarangi Virtual Reality Experience

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12 | 01 | 23

Tagata Moana School Holiday Programme

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21 | 12 | 22

The Great Santa Hunt

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14 | 12 | 22

Summer Burty Challenge 22/23

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21 | 12 | 22

Molly’s Scavenger Hunt

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16 | 01 | 23

Expressions in Patterns

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16 | 01 | 23

Space Dreaming

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02 | 01 | 23

Unusual Sculptures

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02 | 01 | 23

The Star Cloak of Rakinui

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14 | 12 | 22

Monster Mash

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14 | 12 | 22

The Compass of Tāwhaki

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10 | 12 | 22

Exhibition Opening – Indecipherable Celebration

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26 | 11 | 22

Exhibition Opening – Earthly Origins: Touchstones of Fired Earth

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30 | 10 | 2022

Exhibition Opening – Capturing Colour and Light

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28 | September | 2022

Opening night: Bobbie Barwell – Capturing People and Places

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28 | September | 2022

Exhibition Opening: The Wind of the Homeland

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Sunday 02 | October | 2022

Family Art and Yoga

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20 | September | 2022

Creative Futures: 7-17 year olds

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| 22 Aug - 9 Sept | 2022

Moon Walking

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21 | August | 2022

The Jub Jub Club: Colour and Landscapes

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28 | August | 2022

Join the opening event: Alchemy

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14 | September | 2022

Tāngata Ngāi Tahu Talk

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31 | August | 2022

Lecture – The Kelliher Paintings: A New Zealand Phenomenon

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| Wednesdays to 28 Sept. | 2022

Art Addicts

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Monthly | 2nd Friday |

In Colour | Art and Craft Sessions

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24 | July | 2022

Grandparents Day Arts & Crafts

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Imagine Hat!

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Map Making

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09 | July | 2022

Workshop – ALCHEMY: transform

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09 | July | 2022

Mid-winter Burty Challenge

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| Wednesdays |

Art addicts

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08 | 05 | 2022

Tapa Workshop

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04 | 02 | 2022

Exhibition Opening| Motoko Watanabe

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04 | 02 | 2022

Exhibition Opening | Cryosphere

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05 | 02 | 2022

Exhibition Opening | Ashburton Embroiderers’ Guild | Braided Threads

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07 | 11 | 21

Exhibition Opening and Artist Talks | Configure

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17 | 11 | 21

MUKA Youth Prints 2021

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24 | October | 2021

Artist Talk | Elizabeth Thomson

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02 - 17 | October | 21

Natural Wonders – October school holiday programme

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14 | 08 | 21

Exhibition Opening | Elizabeth Thomson

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29 | 08 | 21

Jub Jub | Exoplanets

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15 | 08 | 21

Jub Jub | experimenting with stencils

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26 | 09 | 21

Jub Jub | Various stitches

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01 | 08 | 21

Exhibition Opening | Gaylene Barnes

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05 | 07 | 2021

ASA 57th Annual exhibition opening

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13 | 06 | 21

Jub Jub | Fun with Plaster

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30 | 05 | 21

Jub Jub | Experimenting with stencils

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18 | 04 | 21

Artist Talk | Hamish Coleman

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17 | 04 | 21

Exhibition Openings | The Associates and Hamish Coleman

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25-26 | 04 | 21

ANZAC DAY | Poppy Making

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27-2 | 04/05 | 2021

April School Holidays | Creation Station

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17-26 | 04 | 21

April School Holidays | Colourful Sculptures

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09 | 04 | 2021

the art grab 125

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14 | February | 2021

Jub Jub | Abstract Painting

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28 | March | 2021

Jub Jub | Inspired

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31 | January | 2021

Jub Jub | Print Making 101

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24 | 03 | 21

Film Screening | Clairmont on Clairmont  

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25 | 01 | 21

Linocut print workshop for teens

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21 | 02 | 2021

Printmaking workshop – the Artist Book

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9 | 12 | 20

Joseph Michael | Amazon – Raised Up Sky

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7 | 11 | 20

Artist Talk | Mizuho Nishioka

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31 | 10 | 20

Artist Talk | Adrian Hall

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18 | 10 | 20

JUB JUB | FUN WITH CLAY

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06 | 12 | 20

JUB JUB | STAR WEAVING

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08 | 11 | 20

JUB JUB | PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLAGE

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1 | 11 | 20

Timebank Learning Exchange

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until 11 | October | 2020

October School Holidays

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03 | 11 | 2020

All in for Arts Tour Breakfast

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17 | September | 2020

Annual general meeting | Artist Talk

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12 | 08 | 20

Exhibition Opening | Gregory O’Brien and Ashburton Creative Fibre Group

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20 | 09 | 20

JUB JUB | CREATING WITH FIBRE

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23 | 08 | 20

JUB JUB | PAINTING TAKES FLIGHT

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