Something To Behold – Dick Frizzell
This is celebrated Kiwi artist Dick Frizzell's tribute to self – his hero show.
Bringing locals and visitors together to warm hearts and minds.
Word Festival: Free Radicals
An evolving song cycle that celebrates the achievements of women in science and technology.
Word Christchurch: Neu! Ōtautahi! Incident
A feast of verse, music and performance with Michael Pedersen, Hollie McNish and others.
A remarkable collection of digitally remastered, life-size works from one of the world’s greatest painters
Great Hall Lunchtime Concerts
Our famous lunchtime concerts are held on the last Monday of each month until November.
UC Winter Series
A concert featuring Monteverdi’s Madrigals of Love & War, UC's Gamelan Ensemble and John Zorn’s Cobra.
Sunday Guided Heritage Tour
Take a guided Arts Centre tour to learn about its rich history and find out its future plans.
Plan your visit to the Arts Centre
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 Pūmanawa.
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.