In Colour

Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum 329 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand

In Colour is a great way to unwind and relax with like-minded people. Bring along your art and craft projects to share with others over morning tea once a month. These are social sessions that encourage you to connect with others through creativity.  Be inspired to learn a new creative pastime. Sessions are free and new…

Kōwhai Mums

Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum 329 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand

Kōwhai Mums is a fortnightly art group for ethnic and migrant mums/carers, as well as newcomers to Hakatere Ashburton, with children aged 0-5 years. Sessions provide a safe and fun environment for mums/carers to relax and socialise whilst children explore their world through sensory play, imaginative materials, and art activities. Delivered in partnership with Mid…

Art Addicts

Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum 329 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand

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 AAGM 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…

Caught in the Moment: Guardian photographs of 1974

Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum 329 West Street, Ashburton, New Zealand

Which moments in time did the Ashburton Guardian photographers capture around Hakatere Ashburton throughout 1974? A selection of photographs from our large collection of negatives will take visitors on a journey across various aspects of life in our district 50 years ago. Although some of these images were published in the daily paper, most weren't and won't have been seen before. Many of the photographs…