Birds of a Feather exhibition

4 - 10 March 2019 - Pūmanawa

The Birds of a Feather art exhibition celebrates the beauty of the world around us and the need to protect our fragile natural world.

It is being held to support Hinewai Reserve, an ecological restoration project on Banks Peninsula that is privately owned, but freely open the public on foot. One of the exhibition artists, Tricia Hewlett, is a kaitiaki at the reserve.

The exhibition also features Christchurch artists Alexis Blackie, Ira Mitchell, Sarah Greig, Gina Tatom, Gina Reid, Gillian Weavers, Janine Millington and Sophie Symons-Edwards.

Eleven-year-old Sophie Symons-Edwards is the show’s guest artist. A student of Ira Mitchell’s, the theme of her works is the huia and landscapes.

On 6 March there will be a special exhibition event – an artists’ talk to be given in the gallery from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. The event is open to people of all ages and is for anyone wanting to talk about the lives and works of artists or looking for some creative inspiration. Entry is by gold coin donation, which will go directly towards Hinewai Reserve. BYO chair.

Dates: Monday 4 March to Sunday 10 March 2019

Times: 10.00am to 5.00pm

Venue: Pūmanawa, first floor, Boys’ High Building, the Arts Centre te Matatiki Toi Ora, 28 Worcester Boulevard.

Free

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 30 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.