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Hellzapoppin’! The Art of Flying Nun

Hellzapoppin’! The Art of Flying Nun

The unruly art and design of New Zealand’s maverick record label Flying Nun is on display exclusively at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū from 21 August to 28 November 2021.

Things That Shape Us

Things That Shape Us

Things That Shape Us reflects on how we cope with trauma, and how it changes us as a community, at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū from 24 July to 7 November.

Lonnie Hutchinson: Ahu Timataka / Trace Elements

Lonnie Hutchinson: Ahu Timataka / Trace Elements

Kawakawa, a rongoā/medicinal plant indigenous to Aotearoa, is central to this exciting two-part project by leading Ngāi Tahu artist Lonnie Hutchinson, on show at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū from 19 June to 31 October 2021.

Personal, powerful Anthems of Belonging ring out at Christchurch Art Gallery

Personal, powerful Anthems of Belonging ring out at Christchurch Art Gallery

Get a glimpse into what five New Zealand families with a wide range of cultural and ancestral connections feel about place and belonging in Aotearoa.

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.

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