Chitin

5 - 11 August 2019 - Pūmanawa

This exhibition of biological illustrations of nature’s most common building block – chitin. Darwin’s phrase “endless forms most beautiful” could be its subtitle.

The show celebrates the beauty of the invertebrates that are made of that stuff through portraits of insects and their kin. These invertebrates give us our biodiversity.

Some works in this show are 100 years old and have never been exhibited before. They join modern pastels, paint and ink works from a dozen illustrators.

Dates: Monday 5 to Sunday 11 August 2019

Times: 10.00am to 5.00pm

Venue: Pūmanawa community gallery, Boys’ High building, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora, 28 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch

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.