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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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Artist Talk: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward
Artist Talk: Jess Johnson & Simon Ward

Walters Prize finalists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward in conversation with head curator Lara Strongman about the background to their new work Genetekker Archaic.

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Artist Talk: Peter Bauhuis
Artist Talk: Peter Bauhuis

Munich-based jeweller and object-maker Peter Bauhuis gives a public talk about his practice in conjunction with his solo exhibition opening at the National in Christchurch on 23 November 2018.

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Zina Swanson
Zina Swanson

Working across sculpture, installation and watercolour, Zina Swanson employs pre-existing scientific and natural histories in order to examine our relationship to the natural world.

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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!