Art South

Nicknamed the ‘Goreggenheim’ by Saatchi & Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts, the Eastern Southland Gallery is a regional public art museum, situated in the Arts and Heritage Precinct of Gore’s CBD. Permanent exhibitions dedicated to the collection of expatriate New Zealander Dr John Money and the works of major New Zealand artist Ralph Hotere, as well as a vibrant program of temporary exhibitions, performances, workshops and artist projects. Permanent displays include significant works by Bambarra, Baga and Dogon carvers of West Africa, major works by New Zealand artists Rita Angus, Theo Schoon and Ralph Hotere, and paintings by Australian and American artists. Corner Hokonui Drive and Norfolk Street, Gore (opposite Hokonui Heritage Centre, next to Gore Public Library, close to Gore Clock Tower) Hours: Monday to Friday: 10am – 4.30pm Weekends and Public Holidays: 1.00pm – 4.00pm Closed New Years Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Art South