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Lockdown activities

Be inspired by some activities captured in our digital heritage collection that you could attempt with your bubble during our Lockdown.

Artist Jeffrey Harris with painting

Jeffrey Harris, artist working on the Banks Peninsula, sat in a window with one of his oil on hardwood paintings of two people in a rural setting.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1976 Star photographs

Hornby High School, Robert Muldoon masks

Pupils from a third form art class at Hornby High School wearing papier-mache masks of Robert Muldoon, Prime Minister of New Zealand. From left, Diane McIIwrick, Angela Sweeney, Jason Radonovich...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Artist Michael Armstrong with art and sewing machine

Michael Armstrong, artist, in his studio on Idris Road with a piece of his artwork and a sewing machine.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1983 Star photographs

Artist and teacher Clark Esplin

Clark Esplin, artist and art teacher at Shirley Intermediate School in a classroom painting a series of joggers.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1978 Star photographs

Looking south down Lincoln Road

View along Lincoln Road looking towards the corner with Dickens Street. Tattoo You, 1 hour photos and the Hai Sing Takeaway are on the left at 346-348 Lincoln Road.

Format Photograph
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Collection Lincoln Road photographs 1996

Mark Barrett of Hornby High School holding a balloon

A floating cuboid designed by seventh form art student Mark Barrett at Hornby High School. Barrett is shown holding the art piece with other students and the exterior of the school in the background.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1982 Star photographs

Artist Graham Bennett in his studio

Graham Bennett, artist, at work on his 3D drawings in his studio at his Beckenham home.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Art

Christchurch and Canterbury are home to many artists and galleries. Our collection captures not only the artworks, but the people responsible for their creation. From professional to personal, explore...

The Merry Monday Walkers out exploring the city

The Merry Monday Walkers out exploring the city. This was the pop up art gallery that was on the corner of Madras and St Asaph Street.

Date 2014-03-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Sculptures at Hillmorton High School

A student at Hillmorton High School, Roanne Barrett, with clock and stand sculptures received from the school's 25th anniversary committee. The clock is by Canterbury sculptor Garry Arthur, and the...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Street Art

Following the devastation of the Canterbury earthquakes, we were left with a city of broken buildings and empty spaces. Artists, both local and international, came to Christchurch to turn these...

"Ohau 1" for the Robert McDougall Art Gallery

Peter Simpson, president of the Friends of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery Print Club with Sue Cooke and her print "Ohau 1" stood outside the gallery. The print was purchased for the gallery's...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Rewi Couch's installation

Art installation by Rewi Couch at Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival. Featured are a Pātaka (storehouse), mokili (canoe), and pā tauremu (eel trap). North Hagley Park, 2015.

Format Photograph
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Collection Out and about

Gap filler gathering

Community gathered at gap filler in Colombo Street.

Date 2010-11-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection

Art on building wall

Art on unidentified building wall.

Date 2011-04-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Nick King collection