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, Tim Jones

Alfred O'Keeffe

Alfred O'Keeffe

...was born on this day in 1858 in Long Gully, Australia

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, Peter Vangioni

Max Hailstone: Book and Typographic Designer

Max Hailstone: Book and Typographic Designer

An exhibition of book and typographical designs by Max Hailstone is on now at Central Library Peterborough to coincide with the Physics Room project (Graphic) Design School School.

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, Rebecca Ogle

From the Visitor Comments Book

From the Visitor Comments Book

What our visitors are saying about Shane Cotton: Baseland.

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, Lana Coles

Hockey Sticks, Castles and the Odd Spider

Hockey Sticks, Castles and the Odd Spider

These are just some of the creations made with our Imagination Playground over the last week. It's been a big hit with children this KidsFest. There is no end to the amazing structures and imaginary worlds created.

 

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, Tim Jones

Bonne fête!

Bonne fête!

It's Bastille Day - the French national holiday

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, Tim Jones

Final week...

Final week...

...of both the FIFA World Cup AND the Art of the Dustjacket. 

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, Peter Vangioni

Dropping the ball

Dropping the ball

Great to read in the latest New Zealand Heritage magazine (winter, 2014) that planning is now well underway to resurect the Lyttelton Timeball Station

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, Tim Jones

Another world first

Another world first

A new way of searching our collection online allows us to claim another world first.

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, Jenny Harper

New Senior Curator

New Senior Curator

Dr Lara Strongman is now confirmed as our new senior curator.

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, Lana Coles

How Did You Do That?

How Did You Do That?

How often have you stood in front of an art work and wondered how the artist did that?

 

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, Rebecca Ogle

We're hosting here, there and at SOFA

We're hosting here, there and at SOFA

In September last year I wrote a blog about the different offsite venues that we've been hosting at. It's time for an update.

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, David Simpson

I will not use gnome puns

I will not use gnome puns

Two 8-foot mirror finished steel gnomes in climbing harnesses are spectacle enough without the need for word play.

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, Felicity Milburn

Collection Tarot

Collection Tarot

One of the things I've really missed in these post-earthquake days is contact with collection works in the storage areas.

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, David Simpson

Hacked Off

Hacked Off

A topical (or recently topical at least) work from our collection today, from none other than William Hogarth.

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, Ken Hall

Football World Cup

Football World Cup

It may be easily observed around here that art lovers can be footie lovers, and that footie lovers can be art lovers...

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