Art Supplies

Full steam ahead

Cityscape does the gallery rounds to do a bit of art curation; check out our little exhibition of locally available statement-piece paintings, sculpture and more that are designed to bring any space to life, start conversations, and be pondered over and admired.

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CSO: Winter Season

Orchestral Scale

The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra has a vibrant programme lined up to heat things up over the colder months.

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CoCA: Making Spaces

Collaborative Art

CoCA's new exhibition and event programme for Winter 2017 celebrates and explores collaborative art practices in Aotearoa.

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RNZB: Romeo & Juliet

Star-Crossed

The Royal New Zealand Ballet's brand new production of the world's greatest love story reaches us in August.

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CoCA is currently hosting a series of artists from around New Zealand in a caravan as part of its MAKING SPACE exhibition (now on), which explores collaborative art practice. 

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Arts & Culture

Christchurch artist Sam Harrison is a leading proponent of contemporary figuration and is well known for his observant, emotionally resonant sculpture...

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Based on the act of giving and the positive symbolism of light, Mischa Kuball’s Solidarity Grid was commissioned by the Christchurch City Council and ...

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Regan Gentry’s Flour Power was the first new public sculpture commissioned by the Christchurch City Council’s Public Art Advisory Group. Funding for t...

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The vertiginous Diminish and Ascend has previously drawn great attention at Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney, and Sculpture on the Gulf on Waiheke Island....

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CoCA

Gallery

CoCA is a space for new art and new experiences.

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An iconic city timeline, Auckland-based artist Anton Parsons’ Passing Time features twisting boxes depicting each year between 1906 (the foundation ye...

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British artist Antony Gormley’s STAY, was installed in two parts. The first figure, as part of SCAPE 8 New Intimacies, was installed mid-current in Ch...

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The NZSO will make several stops in the city in their packed 2017 season.

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One of New Zealand’s foremost painters, Judy Millar’s work has garnered critical acclaim both locally and internationally – including representing New...

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Consisting of 10 modular objects that read and function both as trees and as houses, Julia Morison’s Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers can be engaged wit...

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bon voyage, thought to be the longest mural in New Zealand, is visible both to locals and train-line passengers as they enter and depart Christchurch....

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Sydney-based Australian artist Numskull’s word mural I always knew you would come back is the winning phrase in a competition that set out to capture ...

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Choreographer Francesco Ventriglia creates a new version of the world’s greatest love story, especially for the Royal New Zealand Ballet

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French street artist Tilt added his now iconic Teeth Mural to the Christchurch landscape for the Spectrum Street Art Festival. You can find this enorm...

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The Central

Gallery

The Central offers a beautiful and welcoming space that brings people and art together.

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Auckland artist Flox is known for creating elegant and delicate representations of Kiwi flora and fauna, as captured here in Kiwi Jungle.

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Nucleus, 2006 – Phil Price

SCAPE Public Art

Unveiled on 29 September 2006, and gifted formally to the city at the duration of SCAPE 2006, the 9m high Nucleus brings an impressive presence to the...

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Under Construction – Chaos and Order was developed by Melbourne-based artist Peter Atkins for SCAPE 8 New Intimacies. Primarily serial abstract painti...

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Step back in time at Ferrymead Heritage Park.

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Chamber Music New Zealand

Classical Music

This year you are invited to embark on an experiential journey of discovery: Music Up Close, thanks to Chamber Music New Zealand’s 2017 Kaleidoscopes ...

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