Art Gallery


Kia ora and welcome to the Aigantighe Art Gallery, the home of art in South Canterbury.

The Aigantighe Art Gallery was founded in 1956 and is renowned today for its rich public art collection, innovative exhibitions, and inspiring education programmes. The Aigantighe prides itself on being a friendly and thought-provoking art museum for everyone.

Admission is free.

Aigantighe is Scottish Gaelic for 'at home' and is pronounced

Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday – Sunday 12pm – 4pm
Monday Closed
Public holidays Hours
25 and 26 December Closed
Other public holidays 12pm – 4pm

The sculpture garden and grounds are always open.