Late Night at the Gallery: V DAY is this Wednesday (14 Feb) FREE ENTRY! Open 6-9pm

💜 6-7.30pm ~ Join artist Heidi Brickell for a drop-in making wānanga using knot tying to explore the concept of ātawhai as a love principle and a modality of pursuing relationship. Brickell’s work is currently on display in our exhibition Spring Time is Heart-break: Contemporary Art in Aotearoa.

💜 7.45pm ~ Riki Pirihi (Cave Circles) will perform a semi-improvised modular synthesis set, in response to the work of Heidi Brickell. Pirihi is a freelance multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, academic and sound artist, based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

💜 6-9pm ~ Angel C. Fitzgerald's films CLOSE UR EYES, MAKE A WISH and Forever will be screened on the big screen! This looping series will restart every hour in the Philip Carter Family Auditorium.

💜 Our pop-up bar will be out, so shout your date / friend / yourself a drink! The Thirsty Peacock restaurant is also open, so you don't have to go far to grab yourself dinner.

💜 All our exhibitions are open until 9pm! What better time to explore the depths of Spring Time is Heart-break: Contemporary Art in Aotearoa.

Invite a valentine or take yourself on a date to the Gallery! Prove how cultured you are with an evening of art making, music and film.


  • Free


  • Wed 14 Feb


  • 6:00 pm — 9:00 pm


  • Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
  • Montreal Street
  • Ōtautahi Christchurch, 8140