ABOUT THE SITE

This website features all the objects in Canterbury Museum's Rewi Alley Collection. There are two ways to browse the objects in the Collection through this site.

All objects have been placed in one of twelve exhibits. Some of these exhibits are based on material (Jade, Ceramic, Bronze, etc), others on type (Snuff bottles, Currency). There is also a Rewi Alley exhibit, featuring objects with a personal connection to Alley, and a Gifts and Exchanges exhibit, which includes objects which came to Canterbury Museum through exchanges and gifts connected with Alley and the formation of the Rewi Alley Collection. In addition, from time to time distinguished scholars are invited to curate a Special Exhibition.

You can also browse objects through the items tab, or search for individual objects through the search window at top right.