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Architectural drawings declared a national heritage treasure​

The University of Canterbury’s rare collection of thousands of architectural drawings has been selected by UNESCO as a significant and important piece of New Zealand memory that should be preserved for all time.

What's on in Christchurch - Winter 2018

From Art News New Zealand

  • Arts in Oxford, Canterbury Wendy Wadworth May 5–Jun 6
  • Christchurch Art Gallery Pickaxes and Shovels to Aug 5 Closer: Old Favourites, New Stories to Aug 19 Tony de Lautour, US V THEM 
to Sept 9 Untitled #1050 ongoing
  • CoCA, Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch Peter Robinson 
to May 13 Tiffany Singh May 26–Aug 5
  • Dilana Design Room and Workshop, Christchurch Oscar Enberg, Andrew McLeod ongoing
  • Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch Emily Hartley Skudder May at Auckland Art Fair May 23–27 Group Show, 30 Years On Jun Nathan Pohio Jul Mark Braunias Aug
  • Nadene Milne Gallery, Christchurch and Arrowtown gallery artists ongoing
  • PG gallery192, Christchurch Richard McWhannell to May 18 
Marian Maguire May 21–Jun 15 Julia Holden, Doc Ross Jun 18–Jul 13 Darryn George, James Robinson Jul 16–Aug 10
  • SCAPE Public Art Season, Christchurch to Nov 18
  • The Central Art Gallery, Christchurch Veronica Herber Jun 21–Jul 22 Dick Frizzell Jul 26–Aug 26 Simon Edwards Aug 30–Sept 30


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