A series of quick-fire art talks in conjunction with the exhibition Margaret Stoddart: Garden Scene.
Four speakers cover four diverse topics relating to suffrage, feminism, art and art education in colonial New Zealand.
The quick-fire talks and panel Q&A session will run for approximately one hour. Allow extra time to view the exhibition Margaret Stoddart: Garden Scene and the Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House visitor experience.
Dr Rosie Ibbotson, Painting plants: Colonial visual cultures and the ecopolitics of “Nature”
Bojana Rimbovska, Seeking a standard: Early art education at the Canterbury College School of Art
Lydia Baxendell, Passing the torch - Stoddart, Suffrage and the rise of female artists in Aotearoa
Louise Palmer, ALSO HER DAUGHTER, Feminisms and histories from Kate to Polly-Jean
$15+bf including entry to exhibition and museum.
Photo credit: Louise Palmer, Research image, Nursery tag for Kate Sheppard Camellia, from Christchurch Botanic Gardens archive.