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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 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 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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Exhibitions

10 August - 13 October 2024

Mana Māna

Kim Ireland

Mana to mean strength, authority, and determination. Māna is to refer to him/her, he/she. Mana Māna is the…

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15 June - 23 August 2024

Jubilee: Selected works from the Ashburton Society of Arts Collection

Group exhibition

The Ashburton Society of Arts (ASA) was formed in November 1964 to “promote the study, practice and cultivation…

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02 July - 26 July 2024

ASA | 60th Annual Exhibition

The Ashburton Society of Arts (ASA) Annual Exhibition returns to the Gallery this July for its 60th incarnation….

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27 April 2024 - 14 June 2024

Tuitui Tangata

Group exhibition

The European art of embroidery and quilt making was taught to Cook Islands women by early missionaries’ wives…

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Events

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13 | 09 | 23

Te Wiki o te reo Māori Workshop

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18 | 09 | 23

Cultural Awareness Workshop | Nepal

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10 | 09 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Ngā Taonga o Hakatere: One Hundred Years of Forest & Bird

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03 | 09 | 23

Opening | Ngā Taonga o Hakatere: One Hundred Years of Forest & Bird

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09 | 09 | 23

Exploring Taonga Pūoro

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27 | 08 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Exquisite Corpse

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13 | 08 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Ngā Hau Ngākau

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| Wednesdays |

Art Addicts

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26 | 08 | 23

Manu tukutuku Māori kite workshop

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30 | 07 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Colossal Squid: Freaky Features!

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11 | 08 | 23

Opening | Ngā Hau Ngākau and Exquisite Corpse

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16 | 07 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | ASA 59

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25 | 07 | 23

Cultural Workshop: Afghanistan

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| 01 July - 11 July |

School Holidays | Construct a Colossal Squid

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03 | 07 | 23

Opening | ASA 59

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| 14 July - 16 July |

School Holidays | Celebrate Matariki Puaka Weekend

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| 01 July - 03 September |

School Holidays | The Great Expedition

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| 01 July - 28 July |

School Holidays | Locate the Landscape

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| 01 July - 16 July |

School Holidays | Make a whetū

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| 01 July - 14 July |

School Holidays | Designer Mugs: Create a Landscape

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02 | 07 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Puaka: A Star on the Rise

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18 | 06 | 23

Two O’Clock Tours | Over the Range

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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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