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Two New Exhibitions At The Ashburton Art Gallery

Friday, 7 August 2020, 10:17 am | Ashburton Art Gallery

The team at the Ashburton Art Gallery are excited to see the opening of two new exhibitions this Wednesday the 12th of August that combine the skills of local artists with the lyrical and painterly magic of one of New Zealand’s art laureates. The ... More >>

ZAFAA20 Winners Announced

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 2:33 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

The annual Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards exhibition has returned to the Ashburton Art Gallery, in partnership with the Zonta Club of Ashburton. This exhibition highlights the work of female visual artists in Canterbury, and promotes excellence in emerging ... More >>

Opportunity for Female Artists to Advance Their Career

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 4:44 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Opportunity for Female Artists to Advance Their Career Entries Now Open for Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards 2019 More >>

Exploring Material Worth And Beauty

Friday, 27 October 2017, 1:56 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

The Ashburton Art Gallery is delighted to present an exciting exhibition by Lyttelton-based contemporary jeweller Elfi Spiewack In Splendour Moot, Adornment Re-framed opening on Sunday 19th November 2017 for its first showing in New Zealand. This striking ... More >>

Entries Now Open for Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards 2018

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 8:02 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

The Ashburton Art Gallery in partnership with the Zonta Club of Ashburton are welcoming entries to the Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award 2018 (ZAFAA18). Now in its second year, the award is open to all Canterbury-based emerging and mid-career female artists ... More >>

Artists speaks for the environment

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 2:48 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Artists speaks for the environment New works by Annabel Menzies-Joyce Opening at the Ashburton Art Gallery is a wonderful thought provoking exhibition by Tai Tapu based artist Annabel Menzies-Joyce which explores the environment in which we live. ... More >>

Two New Painting Shows for the New Year

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:09 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

The Ashburton Art Gallery is excited to be opening two new exhibitions on Sunday 29th of January at 2pm. Both solo exhibitions pay tribute to the medium of painting and its enduring power as an artistic discipline. Opening in the Colin Redmond Gallery ... More >>

New Female Canterbury Art Award Launched

Friday, 30 December 2016, 12:08 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

The Ashburton Art Gallery in partnership with the Zonta Club of Ashburton have announced a new Canterbury wide female only art award for emerging and mid-career artists. The Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award (ZAFAA) will be an annual awards exhibition ... More >>

Euan Macleod’s survey exhibition arrives in Ashburton

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 11:38 am | Ashburton Art Gallery

Spanning nearly three decades of a prolific career, this exhibition brings together the work of Christchurch born painter Euan Macleod as never seen before on this side of the Tasman. Opening this Friday 7 October the Ashburton Art Gallery will be host ... More >>

New Arts Fund Launched

Friday, 24 June 2016, 12:12 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

On Tuesday night the Gallery held a function to celebrate its one-year anniversary in conjunction with the launch of a new charitable fund for the arts. The evening was about celebrating art in Ashburton and it was a fitting occasion for Advance ... More >>

Lingering Imagery: An exhibition of Jeffrey Harris

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 10:29 am | Ashburton Art Gallery

A private collection of works by one of New Zealand’s most powerful painters accompanied by drawings from the artists own personal collection are coming to the Ashburton Art Gallery. Jeffrey Harris: Selected Works from the Bosshard Browne Collection opens ... More >>

Matakaea, Shag Point

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 12:28 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Christchurch based multimedia artist Robyn Webster uncovers the history of a significant Otago site in her recent exhibition soon to open at the Ashburton Art Gallery. Webster’s exhibition, Matakaea, Shag Point will transforms the Carr Family Gallery with sculpture, ... More >>

Gallery To Remain Closed Until Completion

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 1:24 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Regarding the opening of The Ashburton Art Gallery and Heritage Centre building to be held on Saturday 14 February 2015, unfortunately due to ongoing issues with the climate control units of the new building, the Ashburton Art Gallery Inc has sadly ... More >>

Society of Arts celebrating 50 years of creativity

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 11:36 am | Ashburton Art Gallery

It is with great pleasure that the Ashburton Society of Arts present their 50th annual exhibition. This year it is held in April and it will be the last exhibition held in the current Art Gallery. Ashburton Society of Arts formed in 1964, with the ... More >>

Monumental fundraising continues

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 4:30 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

The Ashburton Art Gallery in conjunction with the Regent Cinema are hosting a fundraising night not to be missed. The Gallery is continuing with its efforts to raise funds for the fixtures and fittings of the new building and the Regent are supporting their ... More >>

Zonta Youth Art Awards 2014

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 11:42 am | Ashburton Art Gallery

Entry forms for the popular Zonta Youth Art Awards are now available at the Ashburton Art Gallery. This year marks the 16th Annual Exhibition of artworks from the youth of Mid and South Canterbury and the Ashburton Art Gallery staff are waiting with ... More >>

Evoking a generational connection to the land

Monday, 3 February 2014, 12:00 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Otago artist Juliet Novena Sorrel travelled equipped with her sketchbook for two years recording places on a high country station which has been in her family for 100 years. Her work documents both natural and human features of the Central South ... More >>

Watercolour Group Exhibition

Monday, 14 October 2013, 7:47 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Eva Mc Enroe, Poppies This enchanting group exhibition features some of Mid - Canterbury’s award winning artists. Robin Arnst, George Coppard, Jen Dearborne, Margaret Digby, Barbara Jaine, Debbie Lambert, Eva McEnroe, Ngaio McKee, Judith Mitchell, Susie Millichamp, ... More >>

Out and About – Margaret Digby

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 4:18 pm | Ashburton Art Gallery

Rural Ashburton based artist Margaret Digby has been painting from an early age and is now a full time painter, often painting on site then finishing off her work in the studio. Digby has experimented with a number of different mediums including printmaking. ... More >>

Lucy soon to leave the Gallery

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 11:43 am | Ashburton Art Gallery

You may be familiar with her face in the paper, heard her on the radio, or know her as the convenor of the Gallery’s art education programme. Sadly it won’t be for much longer as Lucy Sharp the Publicity Officer/Technician at the Ashburton Art Gallery ... More >>