New premises: 5 Don Street, Invercargill

Invercargill Public Art Gallery (formally Anderson Park Art Gallery) is responsible for the care, collection and curation of Invercargill’s public art collection. The gallery has built a comprehensive collection of visual and applied arts that includes early European through to contemporary New Zealand art. There is a strong representation of local artists and artworks relating to Southland.

Closure of the gallery at Anderson House

During 2013, the Invercargill City Council undertook a programme of investigations into the susceptibility of all their buildings to seismic events. It concluded that Anderson House did not meet the current minimum standards and, as a result, Anderson House was closed to the public in January 2014. Until a new venue is found, we remain actively involved in the Invercargill arts scene. We are currently exhibiting highlights from our art collection at a pop-up gallery on 5 Don Street. Please check our 'upcoming' and 'current' exhibition pages for more information.


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Free kids art workshops at the gallery

As part of our Kids can Curate exhibition, gallery staff are running free after-school art workshops inspired by the artwork on display. Register now by emailing 

  • Tue 22 Nov, 4–4:45pm: Paper Sculpture for 9–12 years
  • Tue 29 Nov, 3:45–4:30pm: Animal Fashion for 5-8 years
  • Tue 6 Dec, 3:45–4:30pm: Animal Fashion for 5-8 years
  • Tue 13 Dec, 3:45–4:30pm: Animal Fashion for 5-8 years