Image: Jan Huijbers
Multi culture art entwined
acrylic on canvas


Taranaki Artocracy
Curated by Jan Huijbers

Friday 19 July – Sunday 11 August

New Plymouth artist Jan Huijbers has brought together a number of well-known Taranaki artists, as well as a couple of imports with a strong Taranaki connection, under one umbrella for an upcoming exhibition titled ‘Artocracy’.

The exhibition has been percolating in Jan’s mind for some time as he feels there aren’t many opportunities within the province where ‘celebrated’ local artists can exhibit their work en masse, to enrich the artistic appreciation and understanding of our local community, to provide a window into...



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Open weekdays 10.30am — 3.30pm, and weekends 10.30am – 2.30pm

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Welcome to Percy Thomson Gallery

Percy Thomson Gallery is Stratford's public art gallery and was opened in June 2002.

The gallery has developed and grown over the years, now receiving national recognition as a thriving and diverse exhibition space catering for all age groups and interests and involving the community at large.

New exhibitions start every three to four weeks, and vary between national, local and regional artists – established and emerging.



Percy Thomson Gallery
Prospero Place
56 Miranda Street

Telephone & Email

06 765 0917 

Gallery Director

Rhonda Bunyan

Opening hours

10.30am – 4.00pm weekdays 
10.30am – 3.00pm weekends 

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 
New Years Day, Good Friday, 
Easter Sunday, Anzac Day 
and between exhibitions


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