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Entries Open For Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards 2021

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 3:03 pm | Ashburton Gallery

With a major cash prize, and a solo exhibition up for grabs, the Ashburton Art Gallery and the Zonta Club of Ashburton are thrilled to announce the call for entries for the annual Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards (ZAFAA) and exhibition. Open to all ... More >>

Drawn to Sound

Friday, 29 November 2019, 11:15 am | Ashburton Gallery

The third exhibition to complete the Ashburton Art Gallery’s Summer Season is Drawn to Sound , a multimedia, performance based exhibition created by Dunedin artists Hannah Joynt and Jane Venis. More >>

Local Artist Returns Home

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:35 am | Ashburton Gallery

Internationally-acclaimed contemporary artist David Rickard returns home for a solo exhibition in Ashburton this summer. It will be one of the few exhibitions his family will have seen of his work, since he left New Zealand in his early twenties, “I’m ... More >>

Remembering Rodin/Te Whakamahara ki a Rodin

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 9:47 am | Ashburton Gallery

French sculptor Auguste Rodin is one of the world’s most well-known artists, and his work had a profound influence on the development of modern art. Born in 1840, he went on to produce some of the world’s best known and most celebrated sculptures ... More >>

New video questions our post-truth era

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 4:41 pm | Ashburton Gallery

Truth or Consequences is a programme of five new works for cinema by artists Andrew de Freitas, Jeremy Leatinu’u, Vea Mafile`o, Janine Randerson, and Bridget Reweti. More >>

Two new exhibitions will open at the Ashburton Art Gallery

Friday, 9 September 2016, 3:37 pm | Ashburton Gallery

Two fresh and innovative exhibitions will open at the Ashburton Art Gallery next week. One will give you a taste of street art with revamped skateboards while the other is a series of video works which explore the commonplace as you have never ... More >>

South Pacific brought to life

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 1:05 pm | Ashburton Gallery

Artist talk by Bruce Foster, Gregory O’Brien and Elizabeth Thomson The Kermadec region in the South Pacific will be brought to life at the Gallery next week. In conjunction with our current exhibition on display, Keremadec-Lines in the Ocean ... More >>

Artist Jan Chaffey nurtures our natural environment

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 1:35 pm | Ashburton Gallery

Tai Tapu artist Jan Chaffey’s exhibition of recent works reflects her devotion to our natural environment. The artist has a love for wild places and native plants which she showcases in our new exhibition which opens on Saturday the 3 April and ... More >>

Slicing, stitching and slowing time

Friday, 26 February 2016, 3:55 pm | Ashburton Gallery

The Gallery is bringing the work of celebrated New Zealand new media artist Daniel Crooks and the Chartwell Collection to Ashburton for the first time. Static No.16 (fisher-yates shuffle) opens at the Gallery on Saturday the 5th of March and runs ... More >>

Bring in 2016 with lip plopping and tongue clocking

Wednesday, 6 January 2016, 11:26 am | Ashburton Gallery

From 16 January to 28 February the Ashburton Art Gallery will become a human instrument archive with Bodytok Quintet: The Human Instrument Archive project. The exhibition is based around the idea of the human instrument, a collection of recordings of the ... More >>

A celebration of Tongan art and culture

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:21 pm | Ashburton Gallery

The Ashburton Art Gallery is pleased to present Tonga ‘I Onopooni: Tonga Contemporary , an exhibition of contemporary Tonga art, from Pataka Art+Museum, Porirua. The Ashburton Art Gallery is one of only three venues in the South Island to host this exhibition ... More >>

Entries are open for Zonta Youth Art Award 2015

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 11:42 am | Ashburton Gallery

After the postponement earlier this year we are pleased to inform you that entries are now open for the Zonta Youth Art Awards. For all those young budding creatives this is an opportunity for you to showcase your work to the public. Zonta provides ... More >>

Muka Print Exhibition

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 11:07 am | Ashburton Gallery

The old Gallery opens its doors at Baring Square East for one last time on Wednesday the 12th of November for the popular Muka Print Exhibition. The internationally recognised project provides an opportunity for young people aged 5-18 to view and purchase original ... More >>

The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest

Thursday, 20 January 2011, 11:08 am | Ashburton Gallery

Film Society Evenings are held on the last Wednesday of every month, tickets are only $10 from Regent Cinema. Join us for a coffee and a discussion at the Ashburton Art Gallery following: The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest – Wednesday 26th ... More >>