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Wed 20 Jun 2012, 10:30am–4:30pm
Thu 21 Jun 2012, 10:30am–4:30pm
Fri 22 Jun 2012, 10:30am–4:30pm
Sat 23 Jun 2012, 10:30am–4:30pm
Sun 24 Jun 2012, 10:30am–4:30pm

Where: The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu, 208 Bridge St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $3.00
  • Child (school age): $0.50
  • Student / NZ Gold Card / concession: $1.00
  • Free on Saturdays: $0.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Rita Angus was a regular participant in the annual exhibitions of The Group, along with artists such as Leo Bensemann, Colin McCahon, Toss Woollaston, Doris Lusk and Olivia Spencer Bower. The Group began in 1927, almost as an art club, independent of the Canterbury Society of Arts, holding an exhibition in Christchurch virtually every year until 1977, when it disbanded.

This exhibition shows examples of The Group artists’ works from the 1930s onwards coinciding with the time Angus lived and worked in Christchurch.

Curated by Julie Catchpole.

Floortalk: Wednesday 30 May 12.10 pm
Julie Catchpole discusses The Group, its formation and significance.

Lecture: Saturday 9 June 2 pm
Peter Simpson, writer, publisher and art historian, presents an illustrated lecture on the Cambridge Terrace years of The Group.

This suite of exhibitions and public programmes has been sponsored by the Nelson Suter Art Society, and Savage and Savage Chartered Accountants, Nelson.