Temporary Exhibitions

As well as permanent displays featuring the John Money and Ralph Hotere Collections, the Eastern Southland Gallery has two temporary exhibition spaces offering a changing programme of solo, group and touring exhibitions by national and international artists.

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The Cellophane Circus Visits the Royal Suite

Now on display at the Maruawai Centre across the road from the Gallery until 7 February 2021

‘The Cellophane Circus Visits the Royal Suite’ brings together a selection of work made over the past 3-4 years in his Port Chalmers studio. Included is a selection of his rag rug works that resemble paintings, as well as ceramic and papier maché animals and figures, and his enormous strings of ceramic beads ....


Sue Cooke:

Long Hee Lee - A Songless Land

1 December 2020 - 1 March 2021

In 2015, Whanganui-based landscape artist Sue Cooke, received a year-long grant from the Pollack  Krasner Foundation in New York that funded drawing, research and development of proposals for artwork based on the past and current deforestation of New Zealand’s indigenous forests. ...


Monday to Friday 10am – 4.30pm
Weekends and Public Holidays 1- 4pm
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day,
Boxing Day and New Years Day
Admission Free, donations appreciated
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Eastern Southland Gallery,

PO Box 305, Gore 9740,

14 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710, 

Southland, New Zealand

Phone 0064 (0)3 208 9907

Email artgallery@goredc.govt.nz

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