Installing our 2015 reopening exhibition. Curator Felicity Milburn directs hanging Frances Hodgkins’ painting Houses and Outhouses, Purbeck 1938. Oil on canvas. On loan from the British Council Collection, London
Curator Felicity Milburn directs hanging Frances Hodgkins’ painting Houses and Outhouses, Purbeck.
Let’s go down to the Research Centre
The imminent reopening of the Gallery means our time at the Museum draws to a close, and as another chapter of our wandering ends, we thought we'd document the work we’ve been doing in this space.
Brown Bread on Being the Change
Brown Bread helps Christchurch Art Gallery engage our community to raise funds. They managed the ...
Canterbury Landscape by Colin McCahon
In 2014 we purchased an important landscape work by Colin McCahon. Curator Peter Vangioni speaks ...
‘Where the picture stops and the world begins’
The way a work of art is framed affects our perception of the piece. A ...
Portraits and Creatures
My Gallery allows people to collect their favourite art, articles, video and audio from our website ...
Douglas Lilburn was born one hundred years ago today.
We note that today is World Octopus Day
Walk the Beat
Volunteer guide Rod McKay talks about his life, being an art tourist, and guiding Gallery ...
Sound artist Paul Sutherland chooses his favourite work from the Gallery's collection.
We were delighted to have Martin Creed in town last Sunday - talking, singing, playing ...
Guides in Training
Congratulations and welcome to our new volunteer guides.
It is with great sadness that Christchurch Art Gallery and its Foundation learned that their ...
Everything is illuminated
On Saturday a gala dinner for Christchurch Art Gallery TOGETHER Foundation marked the illumination of ...
We don't normally repeat blogs, but here's one that does seem worth giving a second ...
The Art Whisperer
Christchurch Art Gallery volunteer guide Bella Boyd talks about her love of guiding, her favourite ...
Reflections on Riches
Tim Jones considers the challenges and pleasures of archive collections.
A comfort for the soul
Six private collectors talk about what motivates them to collect art, what their collections say ...
Since late 2006 when I started as director of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o ...
Christchurch Art Gallery Volunteer Guide Positions Vacant
Te Wiki o te reo Māori
Curator Nathan Pohio has been asking Māori artists how te reo affects them and their ...
Still reaching out
There was a lovely article in the Nor'west News this week about students from Cotswold School ...
The past is a foreign country
We are mostly looking forward at the moment - to that magic date in December ...
We acknowledge the start of the holy month of Ramadan today.
Tracing Our Roots
When Clayton's grandmother heard that he and his wife Lucy would be travelling to New ...
We were delighted to pick up three wins at the Museums Australia Publication and Design ...
Holy Exploding Eyefuls, Batman
Back when we were installing his work as part of Burster Flipper Wobbler Dripper Spinner Stacker Shaker ...
...to come up with hilarious headlines for this one
Collect all your favourite bits of the Gallery in one place
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From the latest issue
Patrick Pound, Gathering Thoughts through Things
Based in Melbourne Patrick Pound is simultaneously artist, collector, curator, ...
A Gymnasium for the Mind, Sue Gardiner discusses the Chartwell Collection
Who would have thought New Zealand's first dating game, Computa-Pal, ...
It is in that inch that we all live
Jamie Hanton writes on the collegiate art collections of Canterbury.
Watch Rebecca Baumann's mesmerising colour chart in action.
From the collection
From the shopClearing up after rain, foot of Otira Gorge
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