Central city day out

Students explore Rutherford’s Den as part of our in-house education programme.

Whether you’re a general visitor, or a school taking part in the Rutherford’s Den Education Programme, why not maximise your trip by visiting both us and our neighbours on the same day?

The Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities is also located on-site at the Arts Centre which is easy walking distance to Christchurch Art Gallery and Canterbury Museum – all of which run school education programmes.

Use the contacts below to combine history, art and science all in one day trip to the city.

  • Rutherford’s Den Education Programme

Suitable from Years 1 to 13, these dynamic, interactive and activities-based programmes are inspired by the work of famous New Zealand scientist Ernest, Lord Rutherford.
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  • Canterbury Museum Education Programmes

Programmes delivered at Canterbury Museum weave together learning areas, key competencies and inquiry-based learning to provide authentic experiences for students.
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  • Christchurch Art Gallery

Discover art with hands-on learning experiences based on the Gallery’s exhibitions and works in their collection.
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  • The Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities

The Teece Museum and the James Logie Memorial Collection are great resources for teaching and learning. They cater for primary and secondary schools, academics, university students, and general interest groups.
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Upcoming Events

The Arts Centre Walking Tours

Every day from 6 December 2019

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The Arts Centre Mākete

Every Sunday

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Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series

25 February - 25 November 2019

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Fantastic Feasts

6 April 2019 - 23 February 2020

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Ko Au – Alix Ashworth

4 October - 25 November 2019

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An Evening With Associate Professor Te Maire Tau

19 November 2019

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Terror-Fi Film Festival

20 - 24 November 2019

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Reuben Paterson

21 November 2019 - 26 January 2020

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‘Shepherd’ indie film screening

27 November 2019

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Festive fun at The Arts Centre

1 - 24 December 2019

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The All I Want for Christmas Mākete

1 December 2019

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Wreath-making workshop

2 & 8 December 2019

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Card-making station

2 - 24 December 2019

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Carols with The Cecilian Singers

8 December 2019

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Festive music with Musica Balkanica

8 December 2019

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A Christmas Carol

10 & 17 December 2019

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Carols around the piano

12 December 2019

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Leighs Construction Outdoor Cinema

December, January & February

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Festive music with The Jubilate Singers

14 December 2019

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A Plainsmen Christmas

15 December 2019

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