Super Heroic

The CSO back in action in 2018

The Christchurch Symphony Orchestra offiically kicks off their 2018 season in February with what 151 working conductors voted the greatest symphony of all time in 2016: Beethoven's 3rd Symphony.

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Home Is Where The Art Is

JACQUELINE FAHEY AT CHRISTCHURCH ART GALLERY

A new exhibition at the Christchurch Art Gallery showcases the work of influential New Zealand painter Jacqueline Fahey.

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Arty Buys

Art Gallery Design Store

Make your gift-buying a little bit more artistic (or just treat yourself!) at the Christchurch At Gallery's design store.

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Terra Nova

Ruth Watson's Geophagy at CoCA

Canterbury-born, Auckland-based artist Ruth Watson stages her first major Christhchurch exhibition this summer at CoCA with Geophagy.

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The Scenic Route

Glimpse Panorama @ The Central

Discover New Zealand's amazing landscapes over the summer via the eye of some of the country's most celebrated artists in Glimpse Panorama at The Central.

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Changing Tune

The Truth and Other People

A new name and sound have made Christchurch rock band Decades the Kiwi band to watch.

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Arts & Culture

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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Open every Sunday wet or fine, Riccarton Market is the most established and vibrant market in Canterbury.

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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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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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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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The Arts Centre

Historic Venue

Visit the Arts Centre and immerse yourself in a beautiful historic precinct that features a growing range of artisan food outlets, galleries, independ...

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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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Chamber Music New Zealand

Classical Music

In 2018 Chamber Music New Zealand presents a year-long festival in slow motion – illustrious artists, beautiful programmes and a variety of genre and ...

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STAY, by British artist Antony Gormley was installed in two parts. The second installation, completing the artwork, was installed in the Northern Quad...

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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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The Tannery

Boutique Shopping/Restaurants/Bars

With more than 50 unique shops, restaurants and bars, The Tannery has evolved unassumingly into Christchurch’s premier retail destination.

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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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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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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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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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CoCA

Gallery

CoCA is a space for new art and new experiences.

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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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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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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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Bay of Plenty artist Owen Dippie’s depiction of a graceful ballerina was the final piece in Christchurch’s first street art festival, RISE. It’s locat...

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