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Evening, Concarneau by Terrick John Williams
Evening, Concarneau by Terrick John Williams

Join volunteer guide Lis Hunter as she discusses Terrick Williams' 1901 painting Evening, Concarneau in The Weight of Sunlight on the first floor.

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The Sea and The Bay by Rhona Haszard
The Sea and The Bay by Rhona Haszard

Join Visitor Services Supervisor Janet Abbott as she discusses Rhona Haszard's The Sea and The Bay in The Weight of Sunlight on the first floor.

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Blade by Len Lye
Blade by Len Lye

Join volunteer guide Diane Swain following the 12pm performance of Len Lye's Blade for a talk on this large kinetic sculpture.

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Among the Sandhills by Adrian Stokes
Among the Sandhills by Adrian Stokes

Join volunteer guide Margaret Nicholas as she discusses Adrian Stokes's nineteenth-century painting Among the Sandhills on display in The Weight of Sunlight on the first floor.

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Untitled [Quentin (Kin) Woollaston Shearing] by Toss Woollaston
Untitled [Quentin (Kin) Woollaston Shearing] by Toss Woollaston

Join curator Felicity Milburn as she discusses Toss Woolaston's ink drawing, Untitled [Quentin (Kin) Woollaston Shearing] in Beneath the Ranges on the first floor.

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Japanese Film Festival 2017
Japanese Film Festival 2017

A celebration of contemporary Japanese film brought to you in association with the Consular Office of Japan, South Island JET-Alumni Association, Monbukagakusho Scholarship-Alumni Association and the Japan Foundation. 

All films shown in Japanese with English subtitles.
No bookings required. First come, first served.

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Witch Dance by Len Lye
Witch Dance by Len Lye

Join volunteer guide June Goldstein as she discusses Len Lye's kinetic sculpture Witch Dance in Len Lye: Stopped Short by Wonder on the ground floor.

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Engineering Art
Engineering Art

Dr Shayne Gooch from the University of Canterbury's School of Engineering discusses the unseen forces behind Len Lye’s kinetic sculptures, the special relationship between the university's engineering department and the Len Lye Foundation, and the challenges of bringing some of Len’s larger sculptures to life.

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Gregory O'Brien Discusses Laurence Aberhart
Gregory O'Brien Discusses Laurence Aberhart

‘Aberhart's images are bathed in the light of photographic history, as well as that of the world around. In his exquisite prints, photography reclaims a magic often lost in the digital age.’

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