Events and Exhibitions

JULY 2015

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Marian Maguire's The Labours of Herakles


The Labours of Herakles

17th April - 15th August, 2015

Hercules – most famous of all the Greek heroes – steps directly out of a Greek vase and into the New World in this series of beautifully observed lithographs and etchings. New Zealand artist Marian Maguire imagines Herakles as nineteenth-century colonist, venturing into a landscape where his labours are both mundane and extraordinary.

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The Big Weekend

When: Saturday 11th July
Where: Parker's Piece
Who: everyone!

We'll be part of the fun at this year's Big Weekend. Join us in the Make and Create tent for some summer fun with food, music and activities.

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Cut it out, Herakles style!

What: paper-cutting workshop
When: Wednesday 5th August, 7-9pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cast Gallery

Join cut paper artist, Vanessa Stone, for this cut paper workshop for adults. Vanessa will be sharing her expertise on how to produce pieces inspired by black-figure pottery and the lithographs in our current exhibition, The Labours of Herakles by Marian Maguire. Find out more about Vanessa and her work at

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