James Logie Memorial Collection - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities

Featuring the James Logie Memorial Collection

VISIT

In May 2017 the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities opened its doors to the public for the first time.

Classics Day 2013

Where To Find Us

The Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities is now open on Level 1 of the Old Chemistry Building at 3 Hereford Street, in the historic Chirstchurch Arts Centre. Access to the Museum building is via the door off the south quadrangle. See more information about transport and access to the Art Centre.

Hours

  • The Teece Museum is open to the public Wednesdays through to Sundays, 11am-3pm.
  • The Teece Museum is also available by appointment Mondays and Tuesdays, 9am-3pm, for school and group visits.

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

ON SOON AT THE TEECE MUSEUM

Buried Treasure: Archaeology and the discovery of lost civilisations

‘Buried treasure’ brings to mind treasure maps marked with an X, and hidden hoards of gleaming gold. This exhibition is about a very different sort of buried treasure - the kind uncovered by archaeologists. Delve into the world of archaeology, learn how ancient sites are found, and see treasured artefacts from the ancient civilisations of Italy, Greece, Crete, Cyprus and Egypt.

WHEN: Opens 2 December 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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We Could Be Heroes: Gods & 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. It can be purchased from the Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities.

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Virtue and Adversity: The poetry of Virgil in the DA Kidd Collection

Arts Intern Georgia Jones explores the themes of virtue and adversity in Virgil's famous poems the Aeneid and the Georgics.

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From Hieroglyphs to Text Messages: A Short History of Writing

This exhibition draws on artefacts from the James Logie Memorial Collection and the University Library Rare Books Collection, to present a glimpse into the history of writing.

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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.