Explore the story of Ernest, Lord Rutherford at this hands-on, interactive science museum.
Arts Centre Easter Market
A great day out at the Arts Centre for the whole family – Saturday 24 March, 10am to 4pm.
Arts Canterbury: New Art
An exhibition of painting, sculpture, fibre, pottery and photography by Arts Canterbury.
We're easy walking distance from two Council carparks that offer free parking for the first hour.
Free UC Music Concerts
See international, national and local musicians every Monday and Friday during university term time.
Pūmanawa – sponsored slots
If you need support to hire this exhibition space, we may be able to help cover your hire fee.
Inspiring venues for hire
The Arts Centre has five inspiring venues for hire - the Great Hall, Rutherford's Den Lecture Theatre, Classics, The Gym and Pumanawa.
Visit our interactive science museum
Be inspired by the life and work of Ernest, Lord Rutherford at Rutherford's Den – completely transformed following the earthquakes.