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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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    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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 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 AGG is an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 volunteers.  

    LEARN MORE
  • 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 volunteers.  

    LEARN MORE
  • 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 an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 volunteers.  

    LEARN MORE
  • 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 AGG is an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 volunteers.

    LEARN MORE
  • 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 AGG is an independent charitable entity and is generously funded by the Ashburton District Council.  It is run by a small team of 5 staff and 22 volunteers.

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Exhibitions

8 November 2021 - 21 January 2022

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Group Show

Inspired by Womanhouse, the historic art installation and performance space exhibited in Los Angeles, California in 1972, the…

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19 March - 24 April 2022

Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards 2022

With a major cash prize, and a solo exhibition up for grabs, the Ashburton Art Gallery and the…

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2 AUGUST — 26 SEPTEMBER 2021

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Gaylene Barnes

Gaylene Barnes is a farmer and a filmmaker. In her solo exhibition Duration, she pairs these backgrounds to observe the…

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15 August - 24 October

Cellular Memory

Elizabeth Thomson

For over 30 years, Wellington-based sculptor/installation artist Elizabeth Thomson has been drawn to areas of scientific knowledge such…

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Events

07 | 11 | 21

Exhibition Opening and Artist Talks | Configure

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24 | October | 2021

Artist Talk | Elizabeth Thomson

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Monthly | 2nd Friday |

In Colour | Art and Craft Sessions

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17 | 11 | 21

MUKA Youth Prints 2021

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| Wednesdays |

Art addicts

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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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26 | July | 2020

Artist Talks | Anthony Davies, Ben Lysaght and Michael Holland

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All | School | Holidays

Creative Jam Sessions | School Holiday Activity

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ALL | School | Holidays

Summer Art Seekers | School Holiday Activity

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09 | February | 2020

jub jub | Screen Printing

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14 | February | 2020

film fundraiser | van Gogh and Japan

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26 | January | 2020

Jub Jub | The end

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02 | February | 2020

gelli prints | Adult workshop

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27 | November | 2019

David Rickard | echoes from the sound barrier |Exhibition opening

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18 | November | 2019

Muka Youth Prints Exhibition

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13 | November | 2019

Debbie Lambert | Nature Revealed | Exhibition Opening

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10 | November | 2019

Jub Jub | Plein Air Painting

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24 | November | 2019

Jub Jub | Trott’s Garden Open Day

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11 | December | 2019

Draw & Play | Creative Learning for 2-5 years

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27 | 10 | 2019

Jub Jub | Abstraction

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13 | 10 | 2019

Jub Jub | Plein Air Painting

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25 | September | 2019

Glass Jewellery Workshop for Adults

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21 | September | 2019

Takerei Norton | Gallery Talk

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15 | September | 2019

Jub Jub | Typography

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9 - 15 | September | 2019

Māori Language Week

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1 | September | 2019

Jub Jub | Various Stitches

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24 | August | 2019

Gathering of Threads – Exhibition Opening

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18 | August | 2019

Jub Jub | Poi Making

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4 | August | 2019

Jub Jub | Modelling Animals

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6 - 21 | July | 2019

Animal Mobiles | July School Holiday Programme

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21 | July | 2019

Jub Jub | Gelli Prints

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10 | July | 2019

Marjan Verstappen | Opening and Artist Talk

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7 | July | 2019

Jub Jub | Behinds the scenes

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23 | June | 2019

Jub Jub | Unusual Sculptures Part 2

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16 | June | 2019

Mid Canterbury Timebank Event

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13 | June | 2019

Friends of Gallery Day Out

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| June & July | 2019

Celebrating Matariki

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9 | June | 2019

Jub Jub | Unusual Sculptures Part 1

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27 | May | 2019

Life Drawing

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26 | May | 2019

Jub Jub | Collagraph Portraits Part 2

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Artist Floor Talk | Julie Humby

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12 | May | 2019

Jub Jub | Collagraph Portraits Part 1

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Film Fundraiser | Red Joan

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Jub Jub – Contribute

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Medals of Courage – Hands on Activity

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Jub Jub – Body of Work

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Making DIY Stamps | School Holiday Programme

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16 | March | 2019

Emma Fitts Artist Talk & Afternoon Tea

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3 | April | 2019

Film Screening and Discussion Group

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Jub Jub – Artistic Response

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| 1st January 2019 - 10 February 2019 | Daily 10am - 4pm

Crews Clues – A Summer Art Gallery Trail

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| 10 december 2018- 10 February 2019 | Daily 10am- 4pm

Hunting For the Snark | Drawing Competition

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17 | February | 2019

Jub Jub Club – Colour + Paint

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3 | March | 2019

Children’s Day

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27 | March | 2019

Weave and Wine Evening

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11 | February | 2019

Guided Tour of Clive Humphreys

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| January - February | 2019

David Elliot Literary Invite

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17 | March | 2019

Jub Jub – Tie Dying

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8 | February | 2019

David Elliot Talk

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