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OPEN:  Christchurch Art Galleries Guide 




Arts Centre of Christchurch, 2 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch 8013. Mon-Sun 10-6pm

Christiane Shortal, Mitosis

Aug 30- Sep 30

Aigantighe Gallery

49 Wai-Iti Rd, Maori Hill, Timaru. Tue-Fri 10-4pm Sat-Sun 12-4pm

South Canterbury Potter Group, Fire & Earth-19

7-22 Sep

Arca Gallery

127a Hackthorne Rd, Cashmere, Christchurch 8022. Tue – Sat, 11-4pm

Sophie Divett, Jewellery, work by Jennie De Groot, Chrissy Irvine, Prue MacDougall, Deborah Moss, Steven Park, Kylie Rusk and Jane Shriffer

until 30 Sep

Art Hole

336 St Asaph Street, Christchurch 8011. opening hours to be confirmed

September 9th til 15th John Clare and Momentum Creative, closing party

15 Sep 5:30pm, 9 – 15 Sep

Art on the Quay

176 Williams Street, Kaiapoi. Mon-Wed, Fri 9-5pm, Thu to 9pm, Sat 10-2pm, Sun1-4pm

Victoria Bennett, The outskirts of his ways

Aug 29-Oct 9

Arts in Oxford

Main Street Oxford. Wed-Sun 10-4pm

Yvonne Millar, The Silk Road - A Floral Journey

7 Sep -13 Oct

Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St, Ashburton. Mon-Sun 10-4pm Wed to 7pm

Ashburton Embroiders Guild, Gathering of Threads

25 Aug-22 Sep

Remembering Rodin

28 Sep – 22 Nov

Bryce Gallery

Cnr Riccarton Rd & Paeroa Riccarton. Mon-Fri 10-5pm, Sat-Sun10-4pm

Min Kim, Portrait of Bird

5 Sep – 2 Oct

Canterbury Museum

Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch 8013. Mon-Sun 9-5pm

Breaking the Ice: The First Year in Antarctica - Carsten Borchgrevink’s Southern Cross and Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expeditions

until 13 Oct

The Water Project; 13 artists

until 10 Nov

Chamber Gallery Rangiora

141 Percival Street, Rangiora. Mon –Thu 9-5pm, Fri 9-7pm, Sat 10-2pm, Sun 1-4pm

Pip Trumic, Humpbacks of the Silver Bank

18 Aug-19 Sep

Botanical Art Society of NZ, Botanica 2019

22 Sep-31 Oct

Chambers Gallery

241 Moorhouse Ave, Christchurch 8011. Tue-Thu 11-5.30pm Fri-5pm Sat-2pm

Sandra Hussey, Liqui-forms

20 Aug-7 Sep

Bianca Scrimgeour, new works

20 Aug-7 Sep

Jason Greig, Creatures of Eden

11 – 28 Sep

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street, Christchurch 8140. Mon-Sun 10-5pm Wed late to 9pm

Wheriko – Brilliant! Group Exhibition

until 16 Feb

Endless Light

until 8 Mar

Now, Then, Next: Time and the Contemporary

until 8 Mar 2020

Backstory: First Issues

until 23 Sep

Māori Moving Image: An Open Archive

until 26 Jan 2020

Bill Hammond, Playing the Drums

until 19 Jan 2020,

Turn Turn Turn: A Year in Art,

until 8 Mar 2020

City Art Depot

96 Disraeli St, Sydenham, Christchurch 8140. Mon-Fri 8.30-5pm, Sat 10-2pm

Henry Turner, Deep Gold

10–30 Sep

CoCA Toi Moroki

66 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8013. Tue-Sun 10-5pm, Sat-Sun to 4pm

Tim Ross, The Mid Century Project

until 6 Oct

Evie Edilson, Melpomene and the Sock

until 6 Oct

Kate Scardifield, The lighter a thought the more it rises

13 Sep - 24 Nov

Eastside Gallery

388 Worcester Street, Linwood, Christchurch 8011. Mon-Fri 11-4pm Sat 12-3pm

First Steps

until 20 Sep

Lynden Jackson & Jane Barrett, Cabinet of Curiosities

21 Sep - 5 Oct


165 Gloucester Street, Christchurch 8011. Tue-Wed 10-2.30pm, Thu 10-5pm, Fri 10-8pm, Sat 11-4pm

Chimp, Aliases

until 7 Sep

Group exhibition, local and international street artists

until 31 Oct

Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery

2 Harakeke Street, Riccarton, Christchurch 8011. Tue-Sun 9-4pm

Gail Batchelor and Ian Batchelor, Joy & Fear

until 5 Oct

Form Gallery

468 Colombo St, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023. Tue-Sat 10-5pm

Elfi Spiewack, Lynn Kelly and Jeremy Leeming, Scale,

4-24 Sep

Heart & Soul

34 New Regent Street, Christchurch 8011. Mon-Thu 10-5pm Fri-Sat 10-6pm

Painting, craft and photograph

until 30 Sep

Ilam Campus Gallery

Fine Arts Lane, off Clyde Rd, Ilam, Christchurch 8041. Mon-Fri 9-4pm

Student Series: Jamie TeHeuheu, Christian Lamont, Connie Dwyer

until 6 Sep

Orissa Keane, Hannah Phillips, Alicia Skeaff, Min-Young Her

13-27 Sep

Jonathan Smart Gallery

52 Buchan Street, Sydenham, Christchurch 8023. Wed-Sat 11-5pm

Kristin Stephenson (Hollis), drawings & paintings, and Martin Poppelwell, paintings

until 21 Sep

Little River Gallery

Christchurch Akaroa Road. Mon - Sun 9am - 5.30pm

Kirsty Nixon, Horizons

until 18 Sep


Wynn Williams House, 47 Hereford St, CHCH. Tue-Sat 10 – 5pm

Paul Johns

until 30 Sep

Ng Space

Level 1/212 Madras St, Christchurch Central. Mon – Fri 10-5pm, Sat 10 – 4pm

Sabin Holloway

5 - 30 Sep


192 Bealey Avenue, Christchurch 8013. Tue-Fri 10.30-5pm Sat 10.30-2pm

Rebecca Harris,  Somewhere To Go and Julia Holden, Newly Formed

until 20 Sep

Katharina Jaeger and Kristin Hollis

24 Sep–11 Oct

Pūmanawa Community Gallery

Arts Centre of Christchurch, 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch 8013. Tue - Sun 10 - 5pm

Seven final year ARA students, Focus, (photography)

2-8 Sep

Curated by Ara Mitchell, Welcome Home, celebrating home and raising funds for Christchurch Home and Family Trust

9-22 Sep

St Aidans Youth Group, Matthews 5.16, fundraiser silent auction

23-29 Sep

Georg Ludwig, Light Compositions, abstract/surrealistic computer photo-Images

30 Sep – 6 Oct

Stoddart Cottage Gallery

2 Waipapa Ave, Diamond Harbour. Fri-Sun 10 - 4pm

Bays Quilting Group

until 30 Sep

Susan Badcock Gallery

47 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930

Sharon Whittaker, Beyond the Trees, drypoints and etchings

until 15 Sep

Group exhibition: Susan Badcock, John Badcock, Douglas Badcock, Sharon Whittaker


Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities

Arts Centre of Christchurch, 3 Hereford St, Christchurch 8013. Wed-Sun 11-3pm

Fantastic Feasts: dine with the ancients

until 23 Feb 2020

Tūranga,  Hapori / Community, Level 1

60 Cathedral Square Christchurch 8011. Mon-Fri 8am-8pm Sat-Sun 10-5-pm

The Art of Calligraphy

until 15 Sep

The Central Art Gallery

Arts Centre of Christchurch, 2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch 8013. Tue-Sun 10-5pm

Martin Poppelwell, Index,

until 29 Sep

The National

249 Moorhouse Avenue, Christchurch 8011. Tue-Sat 10.30-5.30pm

Nicola Shanley, ceramics

3 – 21 Sep

The Physics Room

49-59 Worcester Blvd, Christchurch. Tue-Frid 10-5pm Wed to 9pm

Joshua Harris-Harding and Sophie Bannan, A Wandering Thing

until 15 Sep

Windsor Gallery

386 St Asaph St, Christchurch 8011. Mon–Fri 9 - 5pm, Sat 10-1pm

Contemporary Art Gallery: 100 changing artworks. 35 Artists +100 changing artworks, including Joel Hart, John Burns, Bruce Stilwell, Mike Glover, Kees Bruin and Rhonye McIlroy

until 30 Sep


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