Attractions

Powered by:

Ashburton Art Gallery

Ashburton Art Gallery
Map showing Ashburton Art Gallery

Address:

327 West St, Ashburton

Phone:

03 308 1133

Opening Hours:

  • Monday: 10am–4pm
  • Tuesday: 10am–4pm
  • Wednesday: 10am–7pm
  • Thursday: 10am–4pm
  • Friday: 10am–4pm
  • Weekends: 10am–4pm
  • Labour Day: 10am–4pm
  • Boxing Day: 10am–4pm
  • Boxing Day Observed: 10am–4pm

The Ashburton Art Gallery serves the growing population of Mid-Canterbury and New Zealand at large. The Ashburton Art Gallery is the newest cultural facility to be built in the South Island. With a nearly 20 year operating history, the AAG is one of the youngest public art galleries in the country and is devoted to experimentation, innovation and engagement in art. A place for everyone to enjoy.

The Gallery hosts exhibitions by local, national and international artists, as well as arranging a stimulating annual programme of touring exhibitions. Wherever possible the Gallery supplements its fine arts programme by presenting education and arts associated events.

Admission to the complex is free and opening hours are daily 10am-4pm, with a late night Wednesday 10am - 7pm.

'Jub Jub Club'
An exhibition based art club for 7 - 13 year olds aimed to excite and ignite thier imaginations! Membership fee applies.
Every Second Sunday 1.30 - 3.30pm

'Friends of the Gallery'
which for a small sum per year, allows members of the public to keep in touch with happenings at the Gallery The Friends are guaranteed special invitations to exhibition openings and events
at the Gallery and gain first hand insight into upcoming programmes by receiving our quarterly newsletter called Discover! and our regular email news and updates. Members also receive an exclusive discount on all purchases at the Gallery shop.

'Art Addicts'
New weekly art space for children of all ages (and parents). Wrap up your Wednesday school day and head to the AAG between 3-5pm to get creative and explore themes in art. Donations appreciated.

'Film Society Evenings'
Held on the last Wednesday of every month to watch and discuss the latest captivating and quirky 'Art House' Films. Tickets $15

Advertisement

nzherald.co.nz - New Zealand Holidays 

  • Kia ora: Inglewood

    Published Fri 4 September

    Origin of name: Founded in 1872, the town was originally called Moatown, then Milton, but in 1875,…

  • Fiordland: The Sounds of nature

    Published Wed 2 September

    It's no wonder Captain Cook thought Fiordland's Dusky Sound would be an excellent place for a…

  • Paul Rush: Opening the access road

    Published Wed 2 September

    Recently I took a journey through the primal forests of the Hollyford Valley, jet-boating on…

nzherald.co.nz - New Zealand Holidays

Related Popular Events 

How to get your Attraction listed

To have your Attraction or Venue appear on here, go to www.eventfinda.co.nz who supply the listings for this site.

Click here to add your Attraction now!
Powered by: