Friday 15 November – Sunday 8 December 2019

The Stratford Art Society has more than 150 members from throughout Taranaki and further afield with a vast range of skills and artistic styles. Their exhibitions include paintings, sculptures, photography, crafts, pottery, textiles and more. They have a large collection of work that resonates with a wide audience.

The Stratford Art Society upholds a reputation for interesting and diverse work, featuring commendable skill sets. The exhibitions are organic in nature and a testament to the dynamic local art scene.

Image: Glenys Howland, Magical Hands (detail), mixed media.


Hidden Realms: Archetypal images in contemporary art.
Curated by Donna Willard-Moore

13 December – 19 January, 2020
Opening Friday 13 December 5:30pm

Wharehoka Smith, Andrew Bellinger, Kenzie Bellringer

24 January – 16 February, 2020


Remembering Rodin 
Toured by Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand

21 February – 26 April, 2020

State of the Arts
Curated by Rhonda Bunyan

21 February – 26 April, 2020:  Gallery 1

Engram: Memory Trace
Rhonda Bunyan

21 February – 26 April, 2020: Gallery 2


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

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Kia ora.
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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