Mid-winter Burty Challenge 2022

Complete all four challenges to win a free swim at EA Networks and go into the draw to win COOL prizes. Pick up your challenge card from: Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum Ashburton District Council Ashburton Library EA Networks Centre

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grandparents day

Grandparents Day Arts & Crafts

Grandparents Day is a day to acknowledge and celebrate the important contribution made by grandparents to the wellbeing and education of children within their family. It is an opportunity for family to show their gratitude and respect for the older generation and to honour grandparents. This year, the Gallery and Museum invites families and whānau…

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map making

School Holiday activity – map making

Our natural environment is very important in keeping the cultural identity of Ngāi Tahu alive. To honour the environments our tūpuna (ancestors) moved through in Te Waipounamu (The South Island), and particular mahika kai (natural resources), make an arty map of the Hakatere district at the Gallery and Museum! Cost: Free; drop in anytime Ages:…

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From the Hills: Exploring our Agates | Exhibition Opening

Join us to celebrate the opening of our autumn exhibition which explores local agates formed in our hills over millions of years. RSVP by 1st March via Eventbrite, email museum@adc.govt.nz or phone 03 307 7890. www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/from-the-hills-exploring-our-agates-exhibition-opening-tickets-273682530817 Please note that you will be required to present a valid Vaccine Pass to attend this event.

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Circus Exhibition ‘Under the Big Top’

The Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum’s new summer exhibition Under the Big Top features the return of a very popular attraction. ‘Australasia’s Largest Smallest Travelling Circus’ is an impressive collection of miniature circus performers, animals, vehicles and attractions that were hand-made by local Ashburton plumber Rex Hockings in the 1950s. Children will be able to…

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Home & Country

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Hakatere Home & Heritage

Hakatere Home & Heritage

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Critters, Creatures and Curiosities

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Christchurch 22nd February 2011-2021 Ashburton Remembers

We are giving people of Ashburton an opportunity to share their memories and experiences of 22nd February 2011. To find out more about this exhibit, scroll back on our blog. Activate link: https://ashburtonmuseum.wordpress.com/blog/ Follow us on Facebook to learn more about what’s on at Ashburton Museum. Activate facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/Ashburton-Museum-236491660047564/

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Reel Life of Ashburton

Take a trip through Ashburton’s cinema past in this special spring exhibition. Reel Life of Ashburton showcases the story of the past cinemas of Ashburton District, and the captivating stories surrounding them. This exhibition highlights what the movie theatre experience meant to so many people in the area, who enjoyed movies, plays, concerts, musicals and…

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