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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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Current Events

The Gallery extends its exhibition programme through a diverse range of events and activities that are designed to enrich your experience of visual discovery. Our public programmes range from workshops to artist talks and include guided tours and film screenings.

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Due to site issues, please click below to view all of our current events on the Ashburton Museum website.

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Cultural Awareness Workshop | Nepal

Interested in learning more about Nepalese culture and social protocols? Come along to the next Cultural Awareness Workshop showcasing Nepal!

This is the sixth of a series of workshops organised in partnership with Hakatere Multicultural Council and Monday 18 September, 10.30 am

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

For a century Forest & Bird has been a leading independent conservation charity in the protection of Aotearoa New Zealand’s native flora and fauna. In our new exhibition, this conservation mahi done by Forest & Bird is captured through stunning images portraying a small selection of the many native species still found between the Rakaia and Rakitata Rivers.

Join us on our next Two O...

Sunday 10 September, 2023

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

Our new exhibition, Ngā Taonga o Hakatere: One Hundred Years of Forest & Bird, opens this Sunday at 2pm!

For a century Forest & Bird has been a leading independent conservation charity in the protection of Aotearoa New Zealand’s native flora and fauna.

Sunday 03 September, 2pm

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Exploring Taonga Pūoro

If you've loved visiting Ngā Hau Ngākau, we've got good news! You can join us on Saturday 09 September for a special afternoon of live music and art with Bob Bickerton and Ariana Tikao, two of the artists featured in Ngā Hau Ngākau.

The afternoon workshop will start with Bob providing a guided tour of the exhibition, sharing the stories behind the beautiful pieces and demonstrating the asto...

Saturday 09 September, 2pm - 4pm

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Two O’Clock Tours | Exquisite Corpse

Based on the surrealist game known as ‘exquisite corpse’, Project 21 have constructed a series of necklaces in which each artist creates either the top, middle, or bottom of the work without knowing what each other has made. This collaging of different styles, textures, and media into a single object creates a unique visual collaboration between the three artists, and forms a series of playful...

Sunday 27 August, 2pm

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Manu tukutuku Māori kite workshop

Interested in learning about matauranga Māori and the natural resources of Aotearoa?

Join us for a one-day manu tukutuku workshop with the wonderful Vicky King, who will share her passion for toi Māori and knowledge of working with traditional fibres with those wishing to learn. The manu ...

Saturday 26 August, 2023, 9am - 4pm

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Art Addicts

Art Addicts (AA) is the Gallery’s weekly art space for kids during the school term. Wrap up your Wednesday school day and head to the AAGM to get creative and explore different materials and themes in art. AA is all about a fun, shared learning experience for all who attend. We encourage parents and grandparents to join in on the fun too!

There is no need to book, just drop in anytime between...

EVERY WEDNESDAY 3:00 – 4:30PM | DURING SCHOOL TERMS

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In Colour | Arts and Crafts Sessions

In Colour is a great way to unwind and relax with like-minded people. Bring along your art and craft projects to share with others over morning tea once a month.

These are social sessions that encourage you to connect with others through creativity.  Be inspired to learn a new creative pastime. Sessions are free and new members are always welcome.

The Gallery will supply ba...

09 June 2023, 10.30-12.00

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