× The gallery is closed for exhibition changeover. We're busily preparing the space for our next exhibition. You are warmly invited to join us for the opening of Taranaki Artocracy, Friday 19 July at 7pm. See you there!


Susie Harrop and Michelle Rowland

Friday 21 June – Sunday 14 July

Winter is upon us, but this upcoming exhibition will warm the cockles of your heart. Moments is an exhibition by Taranaki Artists Michelle Rowland (Stratford) and Susie Harrop (Rahotu)—a charming and beautifully executed exhibition with quintessential Kiwi content, humour and the odd dab of pathos. 

There is a strong story–telling element in Susie's work. She paints what she knows, often depicting every day scenes and subjects, often with a rural flavour, which is not surprising as she lived most of her life close to the land...



Taranaki Artocracy
Curated by Jan Huijbers

19 July – 11 August 2019
Opens Friday 19 July at 7pm

The Crescent Moon: The Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand
Ans Westra and Adrienne Jansen

17 August – 8 September
Opens Saturday 17 August at 1pm

Conversation with Ans and Adrienne
Sunday 18 August at 1pm. All Welcome


Percy's Place is our boutique art shop featuring high-quality work by local artists.

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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