Thursday, July 12, 2012

Future shock

As most art museums strive to pull tourists, you’d think that they’d have their exhibition schedules available far enough in advance for outsiders to make plans to visit. Not always so. Mind you, they may well feel that with the length of most exhibitions now being around 93 days on average, the future is well enough covered. 

Here’s a sample of what we could find from the ‘future exhibition’ sections of art museum websites for your planning pleasure. 

Auckland Art Gallery The Walters Prize 4 August – 11 November 2012 

Christchurch Art Gallery Phantom City: Doc Ross’s Christchurch 1998–2011 14 July – 30 September, Stereoscope: Jason Greig 18 July – 29 August 

City Gallery Julia Morrison exhibition from Christchurch (no dates given) 

Dowse Art Museum: Lynley Dodd: A retrospective 21 July – 28 October, Dynasty: works by Octavia Cook 28 July – 22 October, Jeffrey Harris: by definition 11 August 2012 – 27 January 2013, Inspite of ourselves: approaching documentary 8 September – 2 December 

Dunedin Public Art Gallery: Yvonne Todd's: Wall of Seahorsel 1 September - 17 February 2013) 

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Sub-tropical heat: new art from South Asia 14 July – 4 November 

Te Papa Walter Cook: a collector's quest Opens 21 July