Gallery opening at 11.30am on Friday 29 March

Gallery opening at 11.30am on Friday 29 March

A message from Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū

A message from Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū

Dear friends,

I don’t have the words to express how I’m feeling at the moment, in the wake of what happened in our city last Friday. I know it’s the same for the Gallery team and many of our visitors over the past week. It’s hard to know what to do or what to say. Right now I am numb with shock and deep sadness. I simply don’t have the words.

A is for Abstract...

A is for Abstract...

Jairus, Hault, Murtaza, Acacia, Jessica, Peteseta, Brook and Aiyanna from Bishopdale Primary School brought their A-game to the Gallery last week when they came to see our show 'Gordon Walters: New Vision'.

Introducing our new foyer partner... Bayleys Knight Frank

Introducing our new foyer partner... Bayleys Knight Frank

Here at the Gallery we’re committed to working with like-minded businesses to support creative Christchurch. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Bayleys Canterbury—they get it.

One Hand Loose

One Hand Loose

Smoking twin-guitar free-form skuzz, metronomic neo-Kraut vamping, or loose-limbed hayriding hootenanny? One hand Loose is all of the above and more.

Bishopdale School Rulez

Bishopdale School Rulez

These Year 6 students at Bishopdale Primary School have knocked it out of the park with their AMAZING glitter artworks from our new ART-TASTIC activity book.

We love what they do xx

We love what they do xx

Yesterday evening we celebrated International Volunteer Day with our Gallery Guides. 

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?

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