× 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 Moments: Michelle Rowland & Susie Harrop Friday 21 June at 7pm. See you there!

In the meantime check out the works in this year's Taranaki Arts Trail Exhibition below.



Taranaki Arts Trail

Friday 24 May – Sunday 16 June

More than 80 Taranaki artists will open their studios to the public on the weekend of June 8 / 9 / 10. Visitors will be treated to an up-close and personal experience.

Whether it's a purpose-built studio, workshop or dining room table, their space is open to anyone who wants to lift the lid on how all types of art is created.

Percy Thomson Gallery, Stratford is hosting the 2019 Taranaki Arts Trail exhibition from 24 May – 16 June . The exhibition will feature one piece of work from all registered artists on the Trail. It is an excellent opportunity for Trail visitors to view each artist's work to decide which studios they would like to visit.



Michelle Rowland & Susie Harrop

These two Taranaki artists capture moments in time—a face, a scene or a feeling.

21 June – 14 July 2019 
Opens Friday 21 June at 7pm

Taranaki Artocracy
Curated by Jan Huijbers

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


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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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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