Up coming Events/Exhibitions

Ashburton Society of Arts holds a great range of regular and annual events throughout the year. Be the first to know, keep a look out on our newsletter.

The Spring into Christmas Show 2023

Exhibition Opening: Friday 3rd November 2023 at our Short Street Studio 

6 pm – 7.30 pm – Please join us for drinks and nibbles.  Bring your friends.

Guest Artist: Mitsuyo Field

Open weekends thereafter on Saturday/Sundays  11.00am – 4.00pm or when the sign is out, or by appointment 

Exhibition finishes: Sunday 25th November 2023

Receiving/hanging day: Tuesday 31st October between 5pm – 7pm and Wednesday 1st November between 5pm – 7pm

For a private viewing please call  Lynda on 027 3135 178.

If you wish to exhibit please contact Lynda 027 3135 178 or Rachel 027 4555 545 or Femke 021 1529 149 to reserve your wall space.


Annual General Meeting


Monday November 13th 2023 – 7PM


58th Annual Ashburton Society of Arts Exhibition

Open daily from 10-4pm
27.5% commission on sales

Opening Night: Monday 4th July 2022

Tickets: $30 (limited to 250) available for purchase from Ashburton Art Gallery  West Street, Ashburton, or order on your entry form when you submit your entry for  the Exhibition or email Nel at ashsocart@gmail.com

Contact Kay on 0274650010 for  further information.



During the year a small challenge may be organised.  Keep an eye on this space for information.

Art Fair

Short Street Studio
TBC, $20.00 per table

Each person to be in charge of their own sale items. Tables may be shared.

A chance for artists to offer for sale surplus art supplies, books magazines, unframed and framed art and any other art materials.

Short Street Shows

Anyone wishing to exhibit in the upcoming ‘Short Street Shows’ please call Ngaio on 03 308 4533