13 Dec 2015

Christchurch Art Gallery reopens

From Standing Room Only, 12:40 pm on 13 December 2015

After five years of frantic activity, the earthquake damaged Christchurch Art Gallery is about to reopen, earthquake strengthened and with some other nifty alterations. Initially after the big quake, the gallery was the hub for civil defence and the city council. But once the full extent of the damage to the relatively new building was revealed, it had to shut down and the gallery, including director Jenny Harper, came up with new ways of displaying art out on the streets.

Jenny Harper at Christchurch Art Gallery

Jenny Harper at Christchurch Art Gallery Photo: Supplied