Gregor Kregar Reflective Lullaby (John) 2013. Mirror-polished stainless steel. Courtesy the artist and Gow Langsford Gallery
WHAT A WEEKEND
Thanks to everyone who came down to the Populate! Birthday Party. You're awesome!
Here's a swathe of photos from our party last Saturday.
A DEAFinate Success
Celebrating New Zealand Sign Language Week Te Wiki o Te Reo Turi 13-19 May 2013.
This week 77 years ago Rita Angus visited Cass on a sketching holiday with Louise ...
New Bulletin in print (and on screen)
The new Bulletin is in, and out.
Past Talking to the Future
Mark Adams' exhibition 'Portrait of the Painter Tony Fomison' opened at the Chamber Gallery in ...
...comes in many forms. It's something else to celebrate. If you haven't yet visited the ...
Populate! update #30 (Tin men)
On 10 May 2063, Christchurch Art Gallery's fiftieth birthday, we'll qualify for gold. On its ...
Populate! update #29 (Guess who's coming to dinner?)
Populate! update #28 (The Imagination Playground)
Looks good enough to eat, but it's even better to play with. Bring the kids ...
Populate! update #27 (Night visions)
Enlarging the circuit of nocturnal Populate! works (see also Steve Carr's Majo on Worcester Boulevard, ...
Populate! update #26 (Hot off the press)
Sure, Roger Sutton and his people have their work cut out rebuilding an entire city. ...
Populate! update #25 (A Cry for Help)
We're a stoic lot here at Christchurch Art Gallery.
Populate! update #24 (Masking tape monster)
The joys of working with a lot of masking tape? Getting to make a masking ...
Populate! update #23 (Bods in boxes)
Here's something the exhibitions team just popped (sorry: the punnage will stop soon) open: two ...
Populate! update #22 (Party stuff)
Dress them up with a long-sleeved fluoro jacket. Dress them down with a short-sleeved one. ...
Populate! Update #21 (Hello Stranger)
Who's that gi-i-irl, hanging around with you?
Populate! update #20 (happy couple #2)
Another happy couple make an appearance in the gallery's Populate! programme.
Populate! update #19 (beyond belief)
"When people stop believing in God," said G.K. Chesterton, "they don't believe in nothing — ...
Populate! Update #18 (The Shock of the Newt)
One of the more unusual additions to the Christchurch Art Gallery Library's artists' book collection ...
Populate! update #17 (How to make a narthex)
Saturday afternoon at Christchurch Art Gallery's 209 Tuam Street outpost and Jess Johnson's Wurm Whorl Narthex ...
From Russia without much love
Let's talk art gallery shops!
Populate! update #16 (Iggy Populate!)
Ageing rock god joins Populate! programme in clever cross-branding exercise. As seen on the front ...
Populate! update #15 (wrapped)
You might look a little frowny too, if you'd just been covered in bubble wrap.
Populate! update #14 (Light bulb moment)
Ever get the feeling a work of art is trying to tell you something?
Populate! update #13 (Face Books)
Thirty books...over forty faces at the Peterborough Street Library. Face Books (opening May 11, just ...
Populate! update #12 (tenth-birthday invites)
Ten years open (whee), two of them closed (sniffle). Here's the birthday-invite message we settled ...
Populate! update #11 (Comin' Down)
Putting up Ronnie van Hout's Comin' Down in the early morning of Tuesday April 30. ...
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Christchurch Art Gallery is Ten: Highs and Lows
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On 10 May 2013, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o ...
Our building is closed, so over the past two years we've been bringing art to the city with our Outer Spaces programme.
We can't invite you into our building, but to celebrate our 10th birthday in May we want to Populate! the city with a vivid cast of characters.
Help us Populate! Christchurch with more art by donating to Christchurch Art Gallery's Outer Spaces programme at the Arts Foundation's new arts funding website, boosted.org.nz.
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