Julie King, 1945–2018

Julie King, 1945–2018

It was with much sadness that the staff of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū heard of the sudden death of local art historian Julie King in early December. Julie had developed a close relationship with the Gallery over the years, not only as a curator, researcher, writer, speaker and key member of the Friends of Christchurch Art Gallery, but also as a regular visitor to exhibitions, talks and events.

Making the ordinary extra ordinary

Making the ordinary extra ordinary

Take yourself on a flight of fancy with Jess Johnson and Simon Ward’s latest artist project. Be in to win flights and accommodation for you and three mates to Singapore, thanks to Singapore Airlines. To be in to win, just visit the Gallery and take a photo in our custom Jess Johnson designed selfie booth (located in the Bayleys Knight Frank Foyer).

Introducing... Limited edition art-wine and art-beer

Introducing... Limited edition art-wine and art-beer

Don't you love it when your two favourite things come together?

DO Donate

DO Donate

Under the leadership of new director Blair Jackson, Christchurch Art Gallery Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū has extended its focus to become a catalyst for ambitious creativity in the city, collaborating with artists to make new and adventurous works.

We have bold ambitions for our future collaborations and invite you to make them possible by investing in the creativity of New Zealand artists and our city.

Art Do 2018 is your opportunity to support the Gallery’s mission. Every dollar raised will go directly to the art – not a cent spared. Here’s how you can be part of it...

Thirsty? Drink Up This Limited Edition

Thirsty? Drink Up This Limited Edition

Te Puna o Waiwhetū Christchurch Art Gallery is launching its exclusive new art-wine and an art-beer at Art Do 2018 – the new gallery gala. 

Meet The Artists Who Will Be Entertaining You At Art Do 2018…

Meet The Artists Who Will Be Entertaining You At Art Do 2018…

Six of our favourite artists (and our very own boss) will be playing you chilled beats this October at Art Do 208. Pull up a seat in the designer surroundings of the Warren and Mahoney vinyl lounge and soak up the dulcet tones.

Meet The Creative Culinary Team Behind Art Do 2018

Meet The Creative Culinary Team Behind Art Do 2018

Come hungry and do dinner – a collection of contemporary food stations cooked up by some of the best and brightest in the business will feed you at Art Do 2018

ReMix Film Fest

ReMix Film Fest

Listen up all you budding directors and auteurs! As part of ReMix on 18 July, we’re running a short film competition for young filmmakers aged between 13 and 18.

Award wins!

Award wins!

We’re delighted to announce that Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū has won a number of accolades at the 21st Museums Australasia Multimedia & Publication Design Awards. The prestigious annual awards celebrate excellence in the Australasian museum sector and were presented on Tuesday evening during a gala dinner in Melbourne.

Countdown to Fifteen

Countdown to Fifteen

Fifteen is our birthday party (guess how old we are…) and it’s less than two weeks away! It’s also the opening event for Tony de Lautour’s US V THEM, which is our big winter exhibition. We asked curator Peter Vangioni and visitor programmes coordinator Amy Marr what they’re most excited about in the incredible line-up for this grand birthday bash.

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