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Athol Art Gallery

1121 Garston Athol Highway, Southland, Athol 9793, New Zealand
+64 274 466 100
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Great place to stop on the way to Milford

We stopped here on the way to Milford Sound recently. Relaxed setting with some beautiful pieces of... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
skippy-23
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Wellington, New Zealand
Nice spot for local art

Worth a stop. Would have loved to purchase something - lots of amazing local art. Not touristy at... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
jdfranco
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Glen Ridge, New Jersey
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The Athol Gallery represents both established and new local artists who have a deep connection to the land and its rural life. From stunning scenery to the everyday beauty of rural activities, we seek to capture the visual essence of this region of New Zealand's South Island. Athol Gallery is curated by a few local souls passionate about sharing the exceptional creativity flourishing here.
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1121 Garston Athol Highway, Southland, Athol 9793, New Zealand
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+64 274 466 100
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We stopped here on the way to Milford Sound recently. Relaxed setting with some beautiful pieces of the local scenery, something for everyone here.

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Worth a stop. Would have loved to purchase something - lots of amazing local art. Not touristy at all. Nice folks work there and totally find to just browse.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

A beautiful collection of artwork, with friendly and helpful staff. Definitely well worth the visit!!

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I am so glad we made the short trip from Queenstown to the newly opened Athol Gallery, it was well worth the visit... especially if you are already traveling to Milford Sound (you pass it directly). The gallery showcases the work of many local artists...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

What a terrific purpose built art gallery. Situation at the side of the main road in Athol, it’s in a perfect location for travellers heading to Te Anau, Milford and Invercargill. A great range of quality paintings by quality artists, mainly reflecting Southern New Zealand...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

What an outstanding gallery for a small rural NZ town, offering an amazing collection of art by many well known NZ artists.

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Lovely new Gallery opened in Athol Southland NZ - don't forget to stop and view the great variety of art available. Fantastic picture of Milford Sound by Kevin Stevenson in the window when I called in!

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Whoa! Actually, there is horse out front. Very nice collection of local and national artist’s work. Brand new gallery building with excellent displays and variety. Well worth a long look.

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tweaky
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Response from Karen S | Property representative |
Hi there, apologies for the delay getting back to you. Yes, we have 4 new John Crump landscapes in just this last week. Photos on the website by tomorrow (Sun 11th) afternoon, but please feel free to stop by for a look... More
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