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Art Makes Me Fly

Art Makes Me Fly

Take yourself on a flight of fancy with Wayne Youle's latest exhibition Look Mum No Hands.

Vale Ann Betts

Vale Ann Betts

Ann Betts had a long association with the Robert McDougall Art Gallery and Christchurch Art Gallery. She was first appointed as education officer by Rodney Wilson in 1979. This was when the Gallery developed professionally, with new positions being established that included education, curatorial and conservation roles.

President's Welcome

President's Welcome

The new year started with the Friends’ fantastic summer trip, visiting exhibitions at two of Canterbury’s regional art galleries.  

Food for thought?

Food for thought?

This year’s weekly ArtBite programme is about to start! From Friday 10 February, we will again offer a weekly presentation of a work on display here at Te Puna o Waiwhetu. The aim of these 30-minute talks is to give you an art break in the middle of your day. We know you’re busy, so this isn’t a long lecture meant to take up too much of your time. And they’re free. With a new work presented each Friday at 12.30pm, the information will be fresh so you can impress your friends during your weekend socialising.

Christmas at the Gallery

Christmas at the Gallery

We’re open every day except Christmas Day, so come in and see us.

President's Welcome

President's Welcome

As we approach the first anniversary of the reopening of the Gallery, it seems like a good time to celebrate a year’s progress in the life of the city. 

Moonlight by Julius Olsson

Moonlight by Julius Olsson

This article first appeared as 'Artist left all at sea by changing tides' in The Press on 6 December 2016

Kauri Landscape by Colin McCahon

Kauri Landscape by Colin McCahon

This article was first published as 'McCahon's brilliant prismatic dance' in The Press, 15 November 2016

In Memory of Avis Higgs (1918 - 2016)

In Memory of Avis Higgs (1918 - 2016)

With the news that ground-breaking textile designer and painter Avis Higgs (1918 – 2016) died recently, we’d like to share this watercolour of hers from our collection. 

Imagined Projects II, Limeworks by Doris Lusk

Imagined Projects II, Limeworks by Doris Lusk

This article first appeared as 'Work evolved from years of practise' [sic] in The Press on 3 November 2016.

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