Aigantighe Art Gallery in Timaru is the home of art in South Canterbury, with a rich collection and diverse exhibition programme. Its name is Scottish Gaelic for ‘at home’ and is pronounced ‘egg and tie’.
The Aigantighe holds an extensive permanent collection of national and international art from the 16th century to the present day. A continually changing display of works from the collection is shown in the original Edwardian house that formed the art gallery when it was donated to the city in 1956.
The modern wing displays solo and group shows of New Zealand artists, along with travelling exhibitions from around the country and overseas.
The extensive gardens are always open to the public, showcasing a wide variety of permanent sculptures.
|Address||49 Wai-iti Road, Timaru 7910|
|Phone||03 688 4424|
Open to the public Tuesday to Friday 10am to 4pm, weekends 12pm to 4pm