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February 08, 2021

On Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 February,  all 120 penguins from the Pop Up Penguins trail will be on display together for two days at the Air Force Museum. Opening times are 9.30am to 4.30pm both days. Free entry. We’d love you to come ....
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November 29, 2020

We are so excited to announce that the Pop Up Penguins art trail is now installed across Christchurch city and beyond! 120 penguins, sponsored by 52 companies, decorated by 46 artists and 65 schools are now on display for all to see. We ....
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November 26, 2020

A couple of nights before the launch of the penguin trail, the Pop Up Penguins hosted a special sponsors event at our painting space. We invited all the Pop Up Penguins sponsors and supporters, as well as the artists who created the larg....
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November 19, 2020

The Canterbury Rams are going to have a special addition to their team this summer with a very special Rams themed penguin on the Pop Up Penguins trail. Long time supporters of the Canterbury Rams basketball team, Home have sponsored a peng....
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October 31, 2020

In September, we were introduced to Lieutenant Colonel Brandon Tellez, Commander of the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from the US Air Force who is the Commander of C17 Antarctic Operations.  The 304th generously offered to take one....
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June 26, 2020

It's been an exciting week for the Pop Up Penguins project as the penguins have landed in the city. To add some drama to the arrival a few little ones got stranded in Antarctica and we had to ask our friends at Air New Zealand to pick th....
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April 06, 2020

Presenting Partner for Pop Up Penguins, Harcourts Canterbury, has just launched a totally awesome design competition, open to all children aged 18 and below, living in Canterbury. They’re asking children to send in designs to decorate ....
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February 14, 2020

Schools across Canterbury are invited to sign up to the Pop Up Penguins Learning Programme. This is an opportunity for schools to be involved in Christchurch’s second citywide public art trail, this time with a penguin theme. Each s....
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February 14, 2020

Wild in Art is putting a call out to artists to submit designs for decorating the Pop Up Penguins sculptures. The Pop Up Penguins trail will have 50 large penguin sculptures installed on streets, parks and open spaces across the city for....
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February 13, 2020

Last night, companies, councillors and artists came together to celebrate the launch of a new public art trail for Christchurch. After the success of Christchurch Stands Tall in 2014, Wild in Art is bringing a second public art event to....
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