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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

P | 03 308 1133

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Gallery Hours

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day


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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In Colour | Art and Craft Club

In Colour has been reformatted and is not only for adults interested in colouring-in but also a great making space to unleash your creativity. Bring along your art and craft projects to share with others over morning tea once a month.

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

2nd Friday of the month, 10:30am- 12pm

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Jub Jub | Plein Air Painting

(Note: Rain day is 10 November)
Members will be working on creating their own painting inspired by the glorious colours and patterns of Trott’s Garden. This session will take place at Trott’s Garden and will run slightly
longer than usual, be sure to bring along some snacks! We will also have local artist Debbie Lambert joining us to help. Finished works will be on display at the Trott...

13 October 2019

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Jub Jub | Abstraction

We will be looking at James Robinson’s work that is currently on display and will experiment with making our own abstract painting.

27 October 2019

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Muka Youth Prints Exhibition

No Adults Allowed! | Monday 18th November 1:00pm - 6:00pm

This unique travelling exhibition for young people is back at the gallery with a collection of original lithographs which can only be viewed and purchased by those aged 5-18years. Unframed works $75, framed $155. See the Muka Prints website for more information.

18 November 2019

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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 AAG 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 ...


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Jub Jub | Crazy Chairs

We will be taking a closer look at artworks in our collection by Michael Armstrong and Philip Clairmont that depict chairs in two very different ways. Members will get the opportunity to create their own artwork inspired by these works.

10 November 2019

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Draw & Play | Creative Learning for 2-5 years


Come along and get creative with your preschooler. We will be making an artwork inspired by our current exhibition Drawn to Sound. You can stay for as long or as short as you like.
Prams, food, babies, siblings, caregivers and grandparents are all welcome.

11 December 2019

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Jub Jub | Trott’s Garden Open Day

Bring the family along to check out your exhibition at Trott’s Garden, anytime during the open day. You could even bring a picnic!

24 November 2019

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