The Friends of the Aigantighe Art Gallery were founded in 1976 and they have been enthusiastically supporting the gallery staff in many ways ever since. They support four public exhibition openings each year, assist with printing costs of the gallery newsletter and invitations, donate prizes for the annual Artarama and Polychrome exhibitions, and so much more.
The Friends also fundraise in order to sponsor the conservation of artwork. Thanks to their dedication to this cause, many badly damaged paintings have gone to our professional conservator in Christchurch for vital repairs to bring them up to exhibition standard.
The Friends welcome new members, so to join up or just to read more about them, please visit their website.