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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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ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

DATES & TIMES

22 January-24 February

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

This exhibition takes its name from the sign on the door of the Art Room at Ashburton College during the time that former Head of Art, Selwyn Price taught there. depARTment draws together the artwork of current and post-secondary school students with the aim to highlight the value of the art programmes in our school curriculum. To asemble these works, Price has also collaborated with the current Head of Art at Ashburton College, Claire Robertshaw and Head of Art at Mt Hutt College, Lisa Ponweiser, to bring to light the work of students currently enrolled in art courses.
This exhibition celebrates the diverse scope and outcomes of art education, and the teachers who dedicate themselves to the progress of students in the visual arts.

 

Header image: depARTment, January 2018
Image: Davis Reyes, My Lunar Wonder Girl, 2014, enamel on blockboard

DATES & TIMES

22 January-24 February

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

Until March 2019

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Croactus

Tony Bond

Christchurch-based artist Tony Bond has brought some playfulness to our foyer space with his wall installation Croactus comprised of 51 colourful ceramic sculptures.

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5 November- 13 February 2019

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Snark: A Victorian Odyssey

David Elliot

We welcome the imagination of David Elliot to the Gallery with his exhibition Snark: A Victorian Odyssey which explores the mystery behind his award-winning book Snark. Elliot. This exhibition focuses on the fraud in these stories with a number of illustrations and artifacts on display which seek to shed light on the truth and certainty around what really did happened on the Snark expedition.

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27 September - 11 November

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A Celebration

Malcolm Harrison

This wonderful exhibition highlights the life and work of one of New Zealand’s most acclaimed textile artists Malcolm Harrison (1941-2007) showcasing works sourced from the artist’s own personal collection.

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20 October - 11 November 2018

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Ashburton Sculpture Symposium 2018

For a second time the Gallery has partnered with the Ashburton Sculpture Symposium (formerly the Ashburton Stone Sculpture Symposium) to support this special event which brings eleven sculptors from across New Zealand and from overseas to Ashburton.

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