Tues – Fri 11.00 – 5.00pm
Sat 11.00 – 4.00pm
The gallery is closed Sunday/Monday, and public holidays. Open by Appointment. Please contact Caroline on 021 0430 533.
For online sales and enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the Enquire button on the website.
249 Moorhouse Avenue
+64 3 366 3893
Director / Caroline Billing +64 (0)21 0430 533
All prices on the website are in NZ$. We accept credit cards, PayPal, direct credit. Laybys (payment plans) are available and we are a member of MyArt – interest-free NZ art loans. Please note some prices are subject to change and availability of works may vary, especially works from past exhibitions. Contact the gallery for further information or a quote. We welcome commission enquiries.
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The National is a dealer gallery in Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, owned by Director Caroline Billing. The gallery specialises in contemporary jewellery from New Zealand and solo exhibitions by a select group of international jewellery artists. Since the gallery’s relocation and expansion in 2018, the annual exhibition programme now includes sculpture and object-based works across other media.
Billing is committed to showcasing both established and emerging artists, with a particular focus on solo exhibitions of new work. Since opening in 2004, The National has played a vital role in nurturing the development of contemporary jewellery in New Zealand, creating links to international practice and offering opportunities for experimentation and critical development in the field. The expansion of the gallery’s space and increasing reputation has seen the addition of ambitious collaborative projects and curated group exhibitions to the programme.