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May/June 1981


Friends of the Future
Progress Report - basement excavation

Murals from World War II - removal of two murals from the Returned Servicemen's Rehabilitation League dining room 
Henry Moore Tapestries exhibition
May School Holiday Programme
Graham Snowden Leaves

Tsutsumu: The Art of the Japanese Package May 1 - 31
Small Tapestries May 8 - June 21

Drawings of Homage (to Frances Hodgkins) May 16 - July 11
ANZART: Australia and New Zealand Artists Encounter

Loose Canvas May 30 - July 11
Acquisitions March - April
Richard de B. Lovell Smith, Portrait of Margaret Carn
Don Peebles, Relief Painting
John Hurrell, Mesh III

William J Reed, Derelicts St Bathans
The Flying Hat Company joins Outreach
Alan Pearson exhibition May 16 - July 11
Special events for Members of the Friends of the McDougall during May and June

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Henry Moore Tapestries

Henry Moore Tapestries

Eight tapestries from the Victoria and Albert Museum inspired by the watercolour drawings of sculptor Henry Moore will be on display. Five West Dean College Weavers have skilfully interpreted these works in the medium of wool.


ANZART: Australia New Zealand Artists Encounter

In August, some forty Australian and New Zealand artists will gather in Christchurch to work and exhibit together, to extend and further strengthen the special artistic relationship that has existed for many years between the art communities on both sides of the Tasman.

Small Tapestries

Small Tapestries

A Scottish Arts Council Exhibition 1980 New Zealand Tour of 60 small tapestries by leading Scottish tapestry artists. Each weaver has developed his or her own style within the medium, seeking, questioning and arriving at some perhaps unexpected but stimulating conclusions.

Tsutsumu: The Art of the Japanese Package

Tsutsumu: The Art of the Japanese Package

This exhibition presents over two hundred items of traditional Japanese Packaging. These were selected by Professor Hideyuki Oka who travelled through Japan selecting examples of Tsutsumu.