Athol Art Gallery

Athol Art Gallery: Hours, Address, Athol Art Gallery Reviews: 5/5

Athol Art Gallery
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
The Athol Gallery represents both established and new local artists who have a deep connection to the land and its rural life. From stunning scenery to the everyday beauty of rural activities, we seek to capture the visual essence of this region of New Zealand's South Island. Athol Gallery is curated by a few local souls passionate about sharing the exceptional creativity flourishing here.
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Wendy D
Christchurch, New Zealand99 contributions
Wow a real gem
Jan 2021
What a stunning gallery in the town of Athol. If you are passing through you must check it out. Absolutly stunning art.
Written 27 January 2021
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Helenjen
Brisbane, Australia676 contributions
Worth a visit either on your way to or from Te Anau!
Feb 2020
What an interesting art gallery to drop into either on your way to Te Anau or on your way back. The quality of the art and the diversity of displays reflecting the areas beautiful landscapes and the surrounding rural lives make it a must visit. Prices are reasonable and definitely would be a memorable "souvenir" of this beautiful country to take home with you (or shipped).....highly recommend!
Written 10 March 2020
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Alison R
Auckland, New Zealand18 contributions
A wow gallery for NZ Art
Oct 2019
We had to make a return visit to Athol Gallery as it was closed when we passed and am I glad we took the time to do so, I absolutely loved the Art, so much so, we just had to relieve the gallery of a couple of pieces which now grace our wall. Exceptional NZ artwork.
Written 7 December 2019
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suziPierce
Invercargill, New Zealand50 contributions
Just stop and visit
May 2019 • Family
A gallery set in a lovely quiet country location with very quality artwork from well known local Southern artists. Some beautiful work in varied mediums.
Written 14 May 2019
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skippy-23
Wellington, New Zealand3 contributions
Great place to stop on the way to Milford
Jan 2018 • Couples
We stopped here on the way to Milford Sound recently. Relaxed setting with some beautiful pieces of the local scenery, something for everyone here.
Written 24 March 2018
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jdfranco
Orleans, MA61 contributions
Nice spot for local art
Mar 2018 • Couples
Worth a stop. Would have loved to purchase something - lots of amazing local art. Not touristy at all. Nice folks work there and totally find to just browse.
Written 19 March 2018
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lizzylulubell
Christchurch, New Zealand1 contribution
I absolutely loved this gallery.
Feb 2018 • Friends
A beautiful collection of artwork, with friendly and helpful staff. Definitely well worth the visit!!
Written 1 March 2018
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kylie007
Geneva, Switzerland5 contributions
Well worth the visit
Jan 2018 • Couples
I am so glad we made the short trip from Queenstown to the newly opened Athol Gallery, it was well worth the visit... especially if you are already traveling to Milford Sound (you pass it directly).

The gallery showcases the work of many local artists and it is so nice to see how they each depict the stunning New Zealand landscape. And also very nice to have the opportunity to take a beautiful piece of New Zealand home it’s you. We especially liked the landscapes by Emma Kate Moore and Kevin Stevenson.
Written 18 February 2018
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black1717
Sydney2 contributions
Don't drive past this little gem!
Jan 2018
What a terrific purpose built art gallery. Situation at the side of the main road in Athol, it’s in a perfect location for travellers heading to Te Anau, Milford and Invercargill. A great range of quality paintings by quality artists, mainly reflecting Southern New Zealand rural scenes and life. Make sure you meet Kevin the “Artist in Residence,” a colourful local identity with a wide knowledge of the local art scene.
Written 16 February 2018
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rm42018
Queenstown, New Zealand1 contribution
Athol Gallery
Feb 2018 • Solo
What an outstanding gallery for a small rural NZ town, offering an amazing collection of art by many well known NZ artists.
Written 13 February 2018
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Athol Art Gallery is open:
  • Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM