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Left Bank Art Gallery

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An expanding national collection of pounamu/jade is a major feature here with works from throughout New Zealand, including two large boulders which toured New Zealand being worked by nine leading carvers as a New Zealand 1990 project. The gallery hosts the national pounamu/jade exhibition biennially.

The Art Gallery is located in the former Bank of New Zealand, built in 1924. It offers a continuous calendar of local and visiting exhibitions. The permanent collection includes work by Yvonne Rust, Olivia Spencer Bower, Sir Toss Woollaston, Stanley Palmer and the 1990 lithograph collection.

Quality West Coast arts and crafts from leading artists, including paintings, pounamu, photography, jewellery, craft, woodware are available from the gallery gift shop.

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Postal address icon1 Tainui Street, Greymouth
Telephone number icon64-3-768 0038
Web address iconhttp://www.leftbankarts.org.nz
Email address iconleftbank@paradise.net.nz

Visitor Information
Physical address icon1 Tainui Street, Greymouth, West Coast, New Zealand, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconMon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat-Sun 10am-2pm Summer Mon-Sun 10am-2pm Winter
Charges iconFree entry

Wheelchair accessCafeShopFunction SpacePublic ProgrammesMembership Club
Ali's Café next door offers excellent food and wonderful coffee