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Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu)

Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 3-941 7300
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I loved the fountain exhibit.

Bottom line up front, it's free... The best exhibit they currently have is the fountains. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
edlesch
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Daegu, South Korea
via mobile
Wow! Check it out.

Hubby and I stumbled in here after a long day of walking the town center and visiting other sites... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GinainBelgium
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Braine-Le-Comte
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
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+64 3-941 7300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bottom line up front, it's free... The best exhibit they currently have is the fountains. I wasn't too impressed by the other exhibit, but it's was a very nice afternoon and Fiddlesticks (Awesome restuarant) is across the street.

Thank edlesch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I stumbled in here after a long day of walking the town center and visiting other sites. Museum was located about 15 min. by foot from the Amross Motor Lodge where we were residing for four days. Big, airy venue with magnificant lighting....More

Thank GinainBelgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry. Found the art very uninspiring. I was hoping for more. The Christchurch museum had better art.

Thank Markoledaddio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gallery is well spread out over two floors as well as some art outside and the parking very affordable. The Len Lye exhibit which is on at present is outstanding, a vast selection of his work all on one site. The store has a...More

Thank Barb L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the gallery on a cold week day, so only a few visitors here and it was a lovely time to just wander around. Took a four year old with me and she enjoyed looking around and even found a few things she could interact...More

Thank April N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing place!! Very well laid out and the staff are very friendly. As with most galleries, exhibitions are constantly rotating, but I think based on my experience, I have faith that the curator(s) consistently do a great job. Some of the exhibits I saw were:...More

Thank Tansy C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We spent about 2 interesting hours looking at the different exhibitions, on the ground floor we saw Stopped Short By Wounder Sculptures by Len Lye's, going upstairs to the Burdon Family Gallery we saw a The Burning Hour Collection by Kushana Bush and lots more.

Thank MBB1952
Reviewed 16 September 2017

They had some very interesting temporary exhibits along with the lovely permanent exhibits. I enjoyed it a great deal. They accept donations and have a charming gift shop, too.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The gallery opens till late (9pm) on Wednesday, so it's perfect for us after we came back to Christchurch on the TranzAlpine. With a good collection of both international and NZ artists, the gallery gives you a very good mix of contemporary arts. This is...More

1  Thank Douglas H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Best collection of NZ artists from Cantebury with lovely exhibitions and thought provoking displays changing each month

Thank happysheepChina
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