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Saturday

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December

ACTIVITY BOOKLET

Wonder Worlds

Children and Families: pick up one of our WONDER WORLDS activity booklets from Playspace, or our reception desk, and make your way up the stairs to the first floor. Use the map and the picture clues to find the artworks. There are fun drawing and making activities in the booklet: some you can do at the Gallery and some you can do at home, including a magic ink experiment! When you have finished, take your booklet to reception and receive your own sunflower seeds to plant. Our sunflower seeds have been donated by Kings Seeds.

free
10.00am to 4.30pm
Saturday
8 December
to 31 December

CHINA SHOWS

Artist's Talk & Tour

Yang Yongliang, the Gallery’s 2018 International Visiting Artist will talk on his exhibition Artificial Wonderland. All welcome to this talk in the Gallery – translator: Dunedin calligrapher, Li Tang

Then join the Gallery curators Lucy Hammonds and Lauren Gutsell on a walk through New Networks: Contemporary Chinese Art. 

free
11.00am to 1.00pm
Saturday
8 December

PUPPET SHOW

Lord Punch

The Scandalous Misadventures of a Renaissance Puppet. Have you ever wondered about the famous Mr Punch's ancestors? Travel back to the late sixteenth-century England to meet the original Jack Punch.Constantly scheming to improve his lot, Mr Punch aims to become a lord, and marry the Queen! To reach such dizzy heights, he must overcome many foes. Come to the show and find out if he succeeds! Performance includes Renaissance songs and dances played by the Rare Byrds Early Music Consort on authentic instruments. Suitable for all ages. Koha.

koha
1.00pm to 2.00pm
Saturday
8 December

PUPPET SHOW

Lord Punch

The Scandalous Misadventures of a Renaissance Puppet. Have you ever wondered about the famous Mr Punch's ancestors? Travel back to the late sixteenth-century England to meet the original Jack Punch.Constantly scheming to improve his lot, Mr Punch aims to become a lord, and marry the Queen! To reach such dizzy heights, he must overcome many foes. Come to the show and find out if he succeeds! Performance includes Renaissance songs and dances played by the Rare Byrds Early Music Consort on authentic instruments. Suitable for all ages. Koha.

koha
3.00pm to 4.00pm
Saturday
8 December