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.
There are many ways to visualise three-dimensional space, and we're generally happy to employ whatever methods we need to in order to plan the layouts of gallery spaces.
Today seemed like an appropriate day to celebrate the unique beauty of the landscape in here in the South Island.
Heavy Metal #4
Being a self confessed printing press spotter I couldn't go past this wonderful Columbian printing press in the collection of the Shantytown Heritage Museum just south of Greymouth.
All Christchurch Art Gallery exhibitions are lovingly documented for prosperity, and the newly installed Face Books show at the Peterborough St Library is no exception.
Never promised you a nose garden
New life for old wall mural on Manchester Street. Robbie Williams puts a different twist on an old classic hit.
If you find yourself in Sydney this weekend then make sure you get along to the Campbelltown Arts Centre where Shane Cotton's The Hanging Sky is enjoying the last days of its Australasian tour.
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 Henderson and Julia Scarvell that resulted in several paintings including the Christchurch Art Gallery's Cass.
Past Talking to the Future
Mark Adams' exhibition 'Portrait of the Painter Tony Fomison' opened at the Chamber Gallery in the Rangiora Library last Sunday.
...comes in many forms. It's something else to celebrate. If you haven't yet visited the Pallet Pavilion on corner of Durham and Kilmore Streets, let me recommend that you get there very soon.
Populate! update #30 (Tin men)
On 10 May 2063, Christchurch Art Gallery's fiftieth birthday, we'll qualify for gold. On its twenty-fifth birthday, in 2038, we'll find ourselves in the realm of silver.
Populate! update #28 (The Imagination Playground)
Looks good enough to eat, but it's even better to play with. Bring the kids along this weekend to the Populate! party outside C1 Espresso and let them get all constructive with The Imagination Playground. (Thanks IAG and The Dowse Art Museum!)