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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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Amazing building and great NZ paintings

The building itself as many here have mentioned, is worth a look in itself. The exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Son, Norway
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Great space

We enjoyed the building more than the exhibitions, but presumably they change them from time to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
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Worcester Blvd & Montreal St, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 3-941 7300
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The building itself as many here have mentioned, is worth a look in itself. The exhibitions obviously change from time to time. On my visit there was an exhibition of New Zealand paintings which I really enjoyed. The descriptions of the paintings along with information...More

Thank Vardomannen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the building more than the exhibitions, but presumably they change them from time to time, so next time may be better. Its a very nice space, very dramatic. Its nice to see that it was designed well enough to largely escape the earthquakes.

Thank May1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great building, fab exhibitions and talks, see their website. Always something interesting to see and wander around. Don't miss it.

Thank Ngaizone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Christchurch Art Gallery has reopened after undergoing big changes due to the 2011 earthquake. It's now a gorgeous, earthquake-proof building with beautiful spaces and exhibitions open to the public. There's a mix of interesting installations, local and international paintings, sculptures and more. Admission is...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful building but all of the exhibits were Modern Art which is not my thing. If you like it and find it intriguing it might be a fun way to spend some time. I would encourage everyone to at least pop in...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I like modern and contemporary art, I could not miss this one. The gallery is a two-floor buildings and I spent about 3 hours roaming around the expositions they had. It's free and they provide brochures for all expositions.

Thank pavelreyesmercado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great day exploring the gallery and simply relaxing. Great location and beautiful building. Awesome art works.

Thank brucewhen98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's so good the gallery is open again. School a beautiful building with impressive spaces. Easy to move around and between the exhibitions and different galleries. Friendly, helpful staff on hand. Great options for children too.

Thank Jellybean5955
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always interesting to visit Art Galleries in the city you're staying it. This one was interesting and reflected the history of Christchurch

Thank Shawrycath
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our time here. Too much to see in one visit. Especially enjoyed the Kushana Bush exhibition. The building is worth a visit for the architecture alone.

Thank JoyTelfordUk
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