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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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    GALLERY UPDATE

    Following the announcement from the Prime Minister raising the national alert level to #3, the Ashburton Art Gallery will be closed to the public from 4pm, Monday 23 March.

     

    Please remember that we are all in this together. Be safe. Kia kaha.

     

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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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    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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    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.  

    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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Feature
Exhibitions

27 April - 24 June 2020

Once a Wilderness

Ben Lysaght

We still love the idea of a wilderness, an untouched land to discover. However for the most part,…

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4 April - 3 May 2020

The creators’ room

awards exhibition

The Creators’ Room is an organisation which aims to provide senior Visual Artist students (Year 11-13) with a…

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7 March - 12 April 2020

Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards 2020

Congratulations to Janna van Hasselt for winning ZAFAA20 with her beautiful ceramic work Totter.  More information here. This award exhibition…

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7 March - 19 April 2020

the trappings of ghosts

Melissa Macleod

After winning the Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award in 2019, Melissa Macleod returns to the Ashburton Art Gallery…

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Events

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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Monthly | 2nd Friday |

In Colour | Art and Craft Club

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| Wednesdays |

Art addicts

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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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