Event

CANCELLED Gregory O'Brien Discusses Laurence Aberhart

Talk

  • Past event
  • Philip Carter Family Auditorium
  • Free
Laurence Aberhart Kamala, Astral and Charlotte, Lyttelton, October 1981. 8 x 10" contact print. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2016

Laurence Aberhart Kamala, Astral and Charlotte, Lyttelton, October 1981. 8 x 10" contact print. Collection of Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, purchased 2016

CANCELLED - Due to illness Greg will not able to present this talk. We apologise for the inconvenience.

‘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.’

Poet, painter, curator and writer Gregory O’Brien joins us to discuss the work of New Zealand's most eminent photographer.

Related

Exhibition
Aberhart Starts Here

Aberhart Starts Here

Iconic and unseen early photographs of Christchurch by Laurence Aberhart

Event
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.

Event
The Mix: Razzle Dazzle
The Mix: Razzle Dazzle

It's the last Mix of 2017, so get ready to get down on November 29th! Get your glad rags on and bust out your dancing shoes for a FREE night out including a dance class with Shut Up and Dance, a rundown on what 2018 holds for the Royal New Zealand Ballet with Frances Turner, DJs, art tours, pop-up bars and food trucks.

Event
Len Lye Feature Tour
Len Lye Feature Tour

Join a free guided tour with one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides exploring the exhibition Len Lye: Stopped Short by Wonder on the ground floor.

Event
Late Night Tour
Late Night Tour

Take a free guided tour of our collection highlights with one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides.

Notes
Food for thought?

Food for thought?

This year’s weekly ArtBite programme is about to start! From Friday 10 February, we will again offer a weekly presentation of a work on display here at Te Puna o Waiwhetu. The aim of these 30-minute talks is to give you an art break in the middle of your day. We know you’re busy, so this isn’t a long lecture meant to take up too much of your time. And they’re free. With a new work presented each Friday at 12.30pm, the information will be fresh so you can impress your friends during your weekend socialising.

Event
Muka Youth Prints
Muka Youth Prints

The annual exhibition of Muka Studio lithographs by international artists especially for kids is back!

Event
Introduction to the Gallery Tour
Introduction to the Gallery Tour

Take a free guided tour of our exhibition highlights with one of our friendly, knowledgeable guides.

Event
Oh Baby, It's Art!
Oh Baby, It's Art!

A free, guided art tour especially for parents with babies. Buggies welcome.