Ashburton Art Gallery
- Member for
- 15 years 4 months
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
statutory holidays closed.
Ashburton Art Gallery is an accessible, exciting and innovative regional public art gallery which is a source of pride to the Ashburton District community.
'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 two sessions 10:30am-12:30pm & 2:00 - 4.00pm
'Friends of the Gallery'
For a small sum per year this group of supporters are always keeped up to date with what is 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.
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.
Meet new people and explore the simple pleasure of colouring-in at the programme taking place twice a month. This popular activity will calm your nerves and inspire you to connect with others through creativity. Sessions are held on the second friday of the month between 10:30am-12:00pm and the last Wednesday of the month between 5:00-7:00pm. Beginners and all ages welcome. Like our facebook page for regular updates.
Debbie Lambert | Nature Revealed | Ashburton Art Gallery