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Closer: Curator Tour of Collection Favourites

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  • Meet at the front desk
  • Free
Petrus van der Velden Burial in the Winter on the Island of Marken (The Dutch Funeral) 1875. Oil on canvas. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, gift of Henry Charles Drury van Asch, 1932

Petrus van der Velden Burial in the Winter on the Island of Marken (The Dutch Funeral) 1875. Oil on canvas. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, gift of Henry Charles Drury van Asch, 1932

Join the Gallery curators for this one-off tour of their personal highlights of the collection favourites in Closer: Old Favourites, New Stories

The tour will be followed by the chance to have a glass of wine and a chat about the Gallery collection.

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The Dutch Funeral
Petrus van der Velden The Dutch Funeral

Research for the exhibition Closer (16 December 2017 – 19 August 2018) resulted in the restoration of this work's orginal title. In Dutch 'Begrafenis in den winter op het eiland Marken' and in English 'Burial in the winter on the island of Marken'.

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Otto Künzli
Otto Künzli

Renowned Swiss contemporary jeweller Otto Künzli will talk about some of the projects he has undertaken with his students, who are now some of the world’s top contemporary jewellers.

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The Mix: Chill Out
The Mix: Chill Out

Relax, chill out and explore the different ways art can make you feel happy and healthier at our second Mix event of 2018.

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The Juxtapositions of John Stezaker
The Juxtapositions of John Stezaker

Made from long-forgotten film stills, old actor headshots and vintage postcards, British artist John Stezaker’s collages conjure a new world from their ‘lost world’.

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The Father of Modern Painting? A Closer Look at Constable’s Great Landscapes
The Father of Modern Painting? A Closer Look at Constable’s Great Landscapes

Sara Cove, British paintings conservator, Constable expert, technical art historian, popular lecturer and Fake or Fortune? contributor, brings Constable’s dynamic late works and artistic temperament to life in a new and exciting manner revealing a ‘Jackson Pollock of the 1830s’. 

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The Mix: The Longest Day
The Mix: The Longest Day

A colourful celebration of art in Christchurch, long summer days and the launch of the 2018 Christchurch Art Map. Explore the local art scene and institutions with a free hop-on hop-off shuttle bus for the first Mix of the 2018.

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Looking South: Visual Art and Antartica
Looking South: Visual Art and Antartica

Prepare to come on a journey to the icy south and see the world through different eyes. Artist Adele Jackson presents a talk charting the development of art in Antarctica as a backdrop for a closer look at what contemporary artists can contribute to our relationship with Antarctica and the wider world.

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The Physical Garden
The Physical Garden

A performance accompanying Ann Shelton's series jane says.

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Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala Dinner

Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation's Fifth Annual Gala Dinner

London's hottest chefs are coming to town – and you're invited to dinner!