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, Tim Jones

Te Wiki o te reo Māori

Te Wiki o te reo Māori

Curator Nathan Pohio has been asking Māori artists how te reo affects them and their work

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, Vicky Flannery

Still reaching out

Still reaching out

There was a lovely article in the Nor'west News this week about students from Cotswold School enjoying a clay lesson, taught by our educator Bianca.

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, Tim Jones

The past is a foreign country

The past is a foreign country

We are mostly looking forward at the moment - to that magic date in December - but here's a quick look back.

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, Tim Jones

Ramadan

Ramadan

We acknowledge the start of the holy month of Ramadan today.

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, Airi Hashimoto

Tracing Our Roots

Tracing Our Roots

When Clayton's grandmother heard that he and his wife Lucy would be travelling to New Zealand as part of their big overseas trip, she mentioned that a visit to the Christchurch Art Gallery for these Londoners would be a must.

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, David Simpson

Triple whammy

Triple whammy

We were delighted to pick up three wins at the Museums Australia Publication and Design Awards 2015 (MAPDAs) in Sydney on Friday night. 

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, Felicity Milburn

Holy Exploding Eyefuls, Batman

Holy Exploding Eyefuls, Batman

Back when we were installing his work as part of Burster Flipper Wobbler Dripper Spinner Stacker Shaker Maker at the Art Box, I mentioned that Mark Braunias had been working on a longterm project involving a creative re-imaginging of encyclopaedia imagery. The latest iteration of this work is currently on display in Anti-Groovy at Jonathan Smart Gallery, and it's definitely worth a look, or twelve.

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, Tim Jones

Too easy...

Too easy...

...to come up with hilarious headlines for this one

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, Airi Hashimoto

Spotting Dad

Spotting Dad

When Caroline first found out about the David Cook: Meet Me in the Square exhibition through the Gallery's Facebook page before it opened, she had an inkling that she might see her father in the show.

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, Sarah Pepperle

Cosmo's in town

Cosmo's in town

If you go down to New Regent Street you're in for a big surprise...

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, Felicity Milburn

Grand Dame

Grand Dame

It's 120 years since the New Zealand crime writer, theatre director and artist Ngaio Marsh (1895 - 1982) was born just up the road.

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, Felicity Milburn

Keeping it simple

Keeping it simple

Visiting Ooo ooo, a collaboration between Keir Leslie and Tjalling de Vries at North Projects on Bealey Avenue the other day, I came across a great installation workaround.

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, Lana Coles

Hands Up for Sheffield School

Hands Up for Sheffield School

On Saturday, being a resident in the area, I trotted off to the Malvern AMP show. After the lawn mower racing and the dog high-jump competition it was time to go and drool over all the gorgeous country baking.

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, Tim Jones

Major Major

Major Major

The line between the fine and applied arts is, it hardly needs saying, a blurred one

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, Lara Strongman

World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day

Saturday 21 March is UNESCO World Poetry Day.

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