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Picture This!

Picture This!

When:

  • Sat 1 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 2 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Tue 4 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 5 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 6 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 7 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Sat 8 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 9 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Mon 10 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Tue 11 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 12 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 13 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 14 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Sat 15 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 16 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Mon 17 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Tue 18 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 19 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 20 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 21 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Sat 22 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 23 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Mon 24 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Tue 25 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 26 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 27 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 28 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Sat 29 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 30 Jul, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Mon 31 Jul, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Tue 1 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 2 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 3 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 4 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Sat 5 Aug, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 6 Aug, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Mon 7 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Tue 8 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 9 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 10 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 11 Aug, 10:30am – 4:30pm
  • Sat 12 Aug, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 13 Aug, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
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Where:

Millennium Public Art Gallery, Corner of Seymour and Alfred Streets, Blenheim Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Picture This! is a picture book exhibition collaboration between the New Zealand Painted Stories Children’s Literature Trust, Christchurch, and the Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim.

Picture This! features work by the finalists of the prestigious Storylines Gavin Bishop Award for emerging Illustrators, 2017, with work by celebrated illustrator, Fifi Colston. Fifi has had a richly varied career as a writer, illustrator, poet, wearable arts designer and costumer for the film industry and she regularly runs art and writing workshops with schools.

Torty and the Soldier by Jennifer Beck and illustrated by Fifi Colston is shortlisted for the 2017 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Lael Chisholm, an 18-year-old freelance artist and designer from Feilding, was the winner of the Storylines Gavin Bishop Award for Illustration, 2017.

School holiday workshops with FiFi Colston
Tiny Tortoises – Wednesday 19 July 10:30-11:30am (free).

Story time and craft making with Fifi Colston.
Hear about Torty, New Zealand's oldest WW1 survivor, and make your very own tortoise to take away.
All materials provided. Suitable for children 10 and under. Adult supervision required.

The Painted Poppy - Illustrate like a Master – Wednesday 19 July 2-3:30pm ($15).

Illustration workshop with Fifi Colston
The Painted Poppy - Illustrate like a Master - workshop (for ages 10-14) $15 per person - bookings essential.

All materials provided.
Adult (parent/caregiver) supervision not required.

Paint a field of poppies with the same quality artists' materials Fifi used in creating the illustrations for her book, The Red Poppy. All materials supplied, no drawing experience necessary. Content will appeal to both boys and girls.

For bookings or enquires please contact the Millennium Public Art Gallery: 579 2001 or marlpublicart@xtra.co.nz

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