Located on the left bank of the Grey River / Māwheranui in the heart of Greymouth, the Left Bank Art Gallery is housed in the former Bank of New Zealand, a historic building constructed in 1924.
The main gallery displays regular exhibits of contemporary New Zealand paintings, prints, photography, sculpture and crafts, with an emphasis on local content.
Our Box Gallery allows for new, emerging artists to have a comfy space to exhibit.
The Gallery Shop offers hand crafted work including ceramics,textiles, jewellery, jade, and carvings, along with a fine selection of paintings and prints by local artists and craftspeople. There is also a selection of books by local authors.
An expanding national collection of contemporary Greenstone/Pounamu is a major feature of this gallery, with works from throughout New Zealand. The Pounamu Collection showcases some of the country’s finest jade works, some selected from the New Zealand Contemporary Stone Awards.