Bunker notes

Bunker Notes is the Gallery's blog, written by some curators, a librarian, an editor, an administrator and anyone else who wants to get involved.

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, Tim Jones

Shift key

Shift key

Some bad photos of the Gallery library being shifted.

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, David Simpson

Cotton talk at Ilam

Cotton talk at Ilam

This past weekend was the last chance to see Shane Cotton's mighty Haymaker series down at the Ilam Campus Gallery. 

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, Ken Hall

Art imitating art?

Art imitating art?

Or is that life imitating art? Or maybe both?

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, Tim Jones

Moving out

Moving out

The Gallery library is moving

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, Lana Coles

Sweet As Sculpture

Sweet As Sculpture

Constructing is definitely the theme for these holidays, so from the big blue blocks of the Imagination Playground we scale down to toothpicks and marshmallows at ArtBox.

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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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