The Arts Centre Mākete
This weekly market will feature fresh produce, local products, vintage finds, art, delicious food and more!
Searching for an anonymous lover
Help us find the anonymous lover whose declaration has been in one of our buildings for years.
Ann Robinson/John Walsh exhibition
This is the first Christchurch show for these two established New Zealand artists.
Suffrage Series at the Arts Centre
Celebrating Canterbury's diverse women over three nights of quick fire talks, discussions and music.
Antarctic photography exhibition
An exhibition showcasing stunning photographs from the Antarctic.
Halloween: Highway to Hades
Rock on down to the Arts Centre this Halloween for some all-ages fun.
Necessary Traditions festival
This new festival celebrates the relevance of resourceful craft and other necessary practices.
Be a star - have a "star" named after you!
Donate to the Observatory Tower restoration and become part of our exciting future.
Great Hall Lunchtime Concerts
Our famous lunchtime concerts are held on the last Monday of each month until November.
Plan your visit to the Arts Centre - where we are, how to get here etc.
Our unique, inspiring venues for hire
The Great Hall, Rutherford's Den Lecture Theatre, Classics, Pūmanawa and more.
Visit our interactive science museum
Be inspired by the life and work of Ernest, Lord Rutherford at our transformed Rutherford's Den.