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.


Exhibition Opening: 21st May 2022  4-6 pm at our Short Street Studio

Guest Artist: Livia Dias

Exhibition finishes: Friday 10th June 2022

Receiving/hanging day: Friday afternoon 2pm – 4pm and Saturday   10am to 2pm, or earlier time by arrangement.

Open Saturdays and Sundays 11am – 4pm, or when the sign is out, or by appointment.

For a private viewing please call Ngaio 308 4533 or Lynda on 027 3135 178.

If you wish to exhibit please contact Ngaio to secure your wall space.

Annual General Meeting

Monday November 8th – 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

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