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This guide is a pathfinder to Fine Arts and Art History resources at UC. To navigate, use the tabs above. Scroll down to browse new titles.

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Recommended databases

These indexing databases are recommended for Fine Arts, Art History & Theory - see also: Databases for Art.

Art news

Introducing the UC Art Collection Artist Interview Series

The #UCArtCollection artist interview series now available on Kā Kohika!

Listen to Tjalling de Vries, Adrienne Millwood, Miranda Parkes, Bronwyn Taylor, Tim Veiling and Charlotte Watson speak about art works in the UC Art Collection. Keep an eye out, more interviews will be added here


New exhibition explores vinyl forged in the foothills of the Southern Alps

A Short Run (at CoCA from 13/3) celebrates vinyl records lathe-cut in Geraldine & cover art from the ‘80s onwards.

Exhibition curator, UC Fine Arts lecturer Luke Wood says the cover art features everything from wallpaper to old, ripped up curtains.


Explore Mīharo Wonder online

Explore 100 years of collecting at the Alexander Turnbull Library in their online Mīharo Wonder exhibition, created to accompany the Mīharo Wonder centennial exhibition at the Library.

The exhibition runs from 26 February - 2 October.

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