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Let Time Unfold at Christchurch Art Gallery this Summer

Let Time Unfold at Christchurch Art Gallery this Summer

Take a trip through time this summer with some of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Whaihetū’s must-see treasures – works of art dating from Greek and Roman antiquity to the present – when As Time Unfolds opens on Saturday 5 December.

All Art All Summer at Christchurch Art Gallery

All Art All Summer at Christchurch Art Gallery

In many ways, we’re all a captive audience this summer, and Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū’s All Art All Summer season will bring local crowds face to face with work from local artists and some of its must-see treasures from 5 December 2020.

Judy Darragh and Sean Kerr: In Kahoots

Judy Darragh and Sean Kerr: In Kahoots

Combining artificial intelligence, highbrow concepts, lowbrow humour, dance and retro pop music, In Kahoots is an unforgettable summer experience, unique to each visitor to Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū from Saturday 28 November.

Pauline Rhodes: Blue Mind

Pauline Rhodes: Blue Mind

A new exhibition at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū puts the focus on our natural environment in a very appropriate way – using and reusing familiar materials to create arresting art.

Touching Sight: Conor Clarke, Emma Fitts, Oliver Perkins

Touching Sight: Conor Clarke, Emma Fitts, Oliver Perkins

Touching Sight showcases exciting new work from three contemporary Ōtautahi artists, with a twist – it  also enables people with blindness or low vision to experience contemporary art at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū from Saturday 31 October.

Graham Bennett: Seeking a Balance

Graham Bennett: Seeking a Balance

Come face to face with works of art from across sculptor Graham Bennett’s remarkable 50-year career in Seeking a Balance, a new exhibition at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū opening on Saturday 31 October.

Missing Louise Henderson artwork to be shown in Christchurch

Missing Louise Henderson artwork to be shown in Christchurch

A recently rediscovered painting by acclaimed New Zealand artist Dame Louise Henderson will be on display at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū next month as part of a wider exhibition of Henderson’s work.

Massive wall painting marks opening of Te Wheke at Christchurch Art Gallery

Massive wall painting marks opening of Te Wheke at Christchurch Art Gallery

A 36-metre painting by artist Kelcy Taratoa is part of a new exhibition opening at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū on Saturday.

What’s On at the Gallery in Autumn?

What’s On at the Gallery in Autumn?

Autumn is on our doorstep and it’s a perfect time to visit Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū. Come and experience incredible art, express your creativity through art courses and workshops, attend an artist talk, event or activity and explore your world in a new way through art.

Uncomfortable Silence reveals how we view art

Uncomfortable Silence reveals how we view art

Fresh work by eight Aotearoa New Zealand artists will be on display at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū in March.

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