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Suter Gallery Nelson

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208 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand
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All reviews for sale local art permanent collection popular cafe special exhibition nice gift shop free admission queens garden interesting exhibits nice coffee beautiful building on display great displays excellent cafe duck pond new zealanders worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alan Pearson Exhibition was outstanding and worth spending time over. It exhibited work over his lifetime and was quite exceptional. The pottery exhibits were quirky and Steve Fulmer’s were full of humour. Some lovely coloured glass by Ron Speirs.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice, well maintained and well organized local art gallery that also has a small souvenir shop. Take some time to visit and enjoy the local art displayed there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
Reviewed 10 January 2019

I had a lovely time relaxing in the gardens, which have wonderful trees and lakes. The Gallery had a great exhibition on by Flora Scales, painter, and other paintings celebrating women' suffrage.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 9 January 2019

A very friendly and well run gallery, with an eclectic permanent collection and a whole variety of short term exhibitions as well. Good coffee shop too. There is a nice park to stroll in next door.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed 19 November 2018

What a hidden gem and it's free! Loved this museum and the art. The staff was informative and helpful. Fell in love with Dorothy Meharry's art and exhibit and was lucky enough to also meet her! Bought 4 paintings after searching for something for our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Situated in the beautiful Queens Gardens and with free admission. The gallery is small with four exhibition spaces one of which houses the Gallery’s own collection. There was an excellent glassware exhibition and nature photography with works for sale by local artists.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank upperhutt
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Somehow I have missed popping into the Cafe on prior visits to the Suter Gallery, this time I came twice as the staff, surroundings and drinks/food were all excellent, especially as I arrived late afternoon and the staff had to clean around me while I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Winky001
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed wandering around the gallery , some wonderful work , would recommend it , especially the glass work , absolutely amazing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SusieB28
Reviewed 22 October 2018

A beautiful gem in Nelson right in Queen's Park gardens. I only had 20 minutes but I tore through 3 exhibits and the gift shop. I lived in New York City, so I've seen a gallery or two in my time, and the curation of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pamelacay
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

The Suter Gallery is free and conveniently located beside the Queen’s Garden. It exhibits local art in a number of galleries. Outside there is a small sculpture walk which flows seamlessly to the Queen’s Garden next door. There is a cafe which looks like it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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