James Logie Memorial Collection - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities

Featuring the James Logie Memorial Collection

Come and explore the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, where you can see more than two and a half thousand years of human history through the amazing Logie Collection of artefacts from Greek, Roman, Egyptian and Near Eastern cultures. The Logie Collection is one the University of Canterbury's great treasures, and contains some of the finest classical antiquities in New Zealand.

In May 2017, the new Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities will open on Level 1 of the Chemistry Building at 3 Hereford Street, in the historic Christchurch Arts Centre.

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OPENING EXHIBITION AT THE TEECE MUSEUM

We Could Be Heroes: The gods and heroes of the ancient Greeks and Romans

The gods and heroes of the Greeks and Romans were powerful, yet they were also complex. The inaugural exhibition at the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities celebrates the stories of their adventures, disputes, conflicts and love interests. A richly illustrated catalogue has been produced to accompany the exhibition, published by Canterbury University Press.

When: 20 May – 29 October 2017, open to the public Wednesdays through to Sundays, 11am-3pm
Where: Level 1, UC Arts, The Arts Centre of Christchurch, 3 Hereford Street, Christchurch.
The Teece Museum is also available by appointment Mondays and Tuesdays, 9am-3pm, for school and group visits.

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For more information contact the Curators Terri Elder or Penny Minchin Garvin.

GENEROUS ALUMNUS HELPS MOVE TO THE ARTS CENTRE

Gift from Professor David and Leigh Teece

The University of Canterbury has received a substantial donation to support the relocation the James Logie Memorial Collection of classical antiquities to the Arts Centre in central Christchurch. UC alumnus Professor David Teece and his wife, Leigh Teece, donated funds to support the refurbishment of the old Chemistry Building, part of which will house the James Logie Memorial Collection of classical antiquities. A portion of the funds will be held in an endowment for the conservation of the Collection’s antiquities as well as the purchase of further pieces.

In recognition of the Teece family’s generous donation, UC Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr has confirmed the University will name the museum in their honour. Find out more.

For more information contact the Curators Terri Elder or Penny Minchin Garvin.

NEW ONLINE EXHIBITION

cc21Portraits in Plaster: Casts in the Logie Collection

The plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture in the Logie Collection have a rich history. Not only do they provide insight into ancient styles of art, they are also an important feature in the history of the Collection.

For more information contact the Curators Terri Elder or Penny Minchin Garvin.