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Touring Exhibition - Off the Wall: WearableArt Up Close

Touring Exhibition - Off the Wall: WearableArt Up Close

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  • Wed 14 Mar ’12, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu 15 Mar ’12, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Fri 16 Mar ’12, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat 17 Mar ’12, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun 18 Mar ’12, 10:00am – 4:00pm
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Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Ave, Christchurch


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Related Artists:

Bill Hammond, Grahame Sydney

Off The Wall - WearableArt™ Up Close, touring nationwide and opening at Canterbury Museum 2 December

For the first time in well over a decade, WOW® has created a national touring exhibition. The exhibition, entitled Off the Wall: WearableArt™ Up Close, showcases a selection of the very best garments from the WOW® historic collection. A collection of these garments will also be accompanied by a significant New Zealand artist's painting, including Bill Hammond, Grahame Sydney and Timo Ranneli, adding another level of story telling within each piece. Touring and travelling to a range of New Zealand cities and centres, opening at Canterbury Museum in 2 December 2011.

The confirmed Off the Wall tour dates are:

Canterbury Museum, Christchurch: 2 December 2011 - 18 March 2012
Southland Museum, Invercargill: 7 April - 17 June 2012
Otago Museum, Dunedin: 30 June – 28 October 2012
Rotorua Museum: November 2012 - March 2013
Waikato Museum, Hamilton: April - July 2013
Te Manawa, Palmerston North: August - October 2013

For more information please visit http://www.worldofwearableart.com/exhibitions & for background stories on the feature WOW® garments see http://www.techlink.org.nz/wow/index.cfm

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