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Closer: Curator Tour of Collection Favourites

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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 Waiwhetū, 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 Waiwhetū, 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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Burial in the winter on the island of Marken [The Dutch Funeral]
Petrus van der Velden Burial in the winter on the island of Marken [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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We Do This Conversations 2
We Do This Conversations 2

Three artists featured in our new exhibition We Do This describe how they get it done and what motivates them to do it in the first place. This talk is the second and final in the series.

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Leonard Bell: Strangers Arrive
Leonard Bell: Strangers Arrive

On the opening night of the WORD Christchurch festival, Leonard Bell tells the story of the extraordinary group of European artists, writers, photographers and architects who arrived in New Zealand as forced migrants from the 1930s through the 1950s, and examines how their modernism radically reshaped the arts in this country.

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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!