Aigantighe Art Gallery
Aigantighe Art Gallery
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
About
Aigantighe Art Gallery is the home of art in South Canterbury. Established in 1956, its name is Scottish Gaelic for 'at home' and is pronounced 'egg and tie'. The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm, weekends 12-4pm. The sculpture garden is always open. Entry is free.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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AhuvaBC
Bellingham, WA40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
We had a great time. Small, enjoyable exhibits. If the weather isn’t terrible, go outside and enjoy the sculptures. Worth the time.
Written 11 January 2024
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Finona68
Wellington, New Zealand217 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
This was meant to be my treat for the day but the old house was closed. The sculptures are lovely as is the gallery wing, but sadly the house is closed for a while.
Written 5 March 2020
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AkaroaLulu
Christchurch, New Zealand12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
A wonderful few hours spent viewing the current shows and a small but perfect selection of art from the galleries own collection. A wander round the stunning sculpture garden was completed by enjoying the view from a very comfy beanbag. Staff were welcoming and knowledge - many thanks indeed. I will definitely be back when the main house is reopened :)
Written 18 February 2019
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Joanne T
Timaru, New Zealand18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Family
Art awards were of very high standard. Art gallery staff very hospitable. Lots of variety in work well supported
Written 6 November 2018
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Heather C
Oamaru, New Zealand54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018
This gallery is one of my favourites in the South canterbury Waitaki areas. It has modern and old paintings. I love the building the art is housed in, and the grounds are very large and have lots of sculptures. Your children and perhaps a dog can run and let steam of outside, then dog put in your car and children can then behave in the gallery.. I am sure you will enjoy so much, that each time you travel thru Timaru, you will want to call in, and see fresh exhibitions.
Written 18 July 2018
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ChrisG
Timaru, New Zealand102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
Staff were very helpful. Display lovely, and great to see these talented artists work. Easy access. Looked only fleetingly at the sculpture garden.
Written 30 April 2018
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Slightly_Wst_of_Sane
The Catlins, New Zealand346 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
WOW! There is an incredible exhibition of modern maori/nz art that is a must see for lovers of nz ecology, bird, forests, and maori art! Go see it you will be blown away totally!!!
Written 16 January 2018
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Brenda M
Carlisle, UK55 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Friends
Only a small part open due to possible earthquake checking which was a disappointment. Enjoyed what I did see though .
Written 10 January 2018
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delwynstephen
Timaru, New Zealand24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017
Fabulous range of art on display very welcoming and ;lovely place to visit. Never felt rushed and outdoor area great.
Written 6 September 2017
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Leonie W
Timaru, New Zealand4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Friends
Great for school holiday visits. Plenty of activities for all ages. Changing art exhibitions featuring local, New Zealand and overseas artists.
Gallery supports local artists.
Helpful staff and volunteers.
Written 11 July 2017
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  • Tue - Fri 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sat - Sun 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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