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Change of dates: Matariki Artist in Residence

Kia ora, te whanau, Due to circumstances out of our control, our Matariki Artist Residency will not begin this week. The Saturday 25 June opening is cancelled We hope that the residency will now commence on 30 June Net-Working event is postponed. Ticketholders have been contacted with further information. Postponement date TBC. Our Matariki Creative-Drop in is going ahead as […]
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Life drawing on display

Work by artists on our recent life drawing course, on display at the gallery. Amazing mahi, as always! We love to see the progression and skill development. Life drawing was made possible with funding from Waimakariri Creative Communities.
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Introducing the whanaungatanga space

Kia ora, te whānau. Welcome to our new space at Oxford Gallery. It is open Thursday-Sunday 10am-4pm and we invite you to make yourself at home here. Bring a creative project to work on, some laptop-based mahi, or just come and have a cuppa and a chat. What do YOU want to do here? We’d love to hear your ideas!
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Philip Trusttum: What are You Doing! Official Closing

It’s always such a pleasure to have Philip Trusttum visit the gallery. He is generous in spirit, easy to talk to and practical too; he started the de-install of the work at the end of the official exhibition Closing of What are You Doing!, and within half an hour, between us we had cleared the walls. Well, it will save […]
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EXCITING NEWS : We are rebranding to Oxford Gallery

About our new tohu The mark expresses the new direction of the gallery – a bold and timeless statement. The crossbar on the ‘G’ suggests a brush stroke and infuses energy. More importantly it references our river. Waimakariri in Māori means cold water, hence the blue. The accompanying text places the gallery in Oxford and the by-line toi o (art […]
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Free Artist Talk by Nigel Borell, Artist in Residence at Arts in Oxford

3pm Saturday 10 July A wonderful opportunity to find out more about the paintings Nigel Borell is working on right here at the gallery. He will unpack new painted works that explore navigation, braided rivers, new beginnings, water, sustenance, health and wellbeing, art as rongoa, kaitiakitanga, ancestral knowledge among other concepts. We are very lucky to host Nigel Borell (Pirirākau, […]
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