Thames Art Gallery is also known as Thames Society of Arts. It is a modern art gallery set in an historic school building on the water's edge just a few minutes from Thames on the coast road at Tararu. A wide range of exhibits - paintings, ceramics, sculpture, fibre, jewellery and wood. Ideal, unique gifts of all shapes and sizes for visitors to NZ
and the Coromandel.
Opening hours are 11 - 2pm Winter: April-September and
10 - 4pm during Summer: October - to end of May.
The Thames Society of Arts was founded in 1974 and provides an art centre for the wider community of Thames.
Exhibitions featuring members and invited artists.
Weekly artist groups, Weekend Tutorials in many mediums, and regular events keep the space and our artists inspired.
A refurbished Gallery offers a changing display so there is always something new to see.