Pūmanawa

Artists and creative organisations are encouraged to book our new community exhibition space in the fully restored Boys’ High building on Worcester Boulevard.

Pūmanawa can be hired on a weekly basis. Visit our hire page for details.

Image gallery of the 116sqm space that can be hired on a weekly basis by artists, photographers, designers and other creative organisations at a cost of $300 plus GST.

Offering the space to artists, photographers, designers and other creative organisations at an affordable rate perfectly aligns with the Arts Centre’s goal of fostering arts, culture, education and creative industries in the heart of Christchurch.

Pūmanawa is located upstairs in the Boys’ High building on Worcester Boulevard, an historic building that is home to a growing number of independent, boutique retailers along with the Christchurch i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.

 

Upcoming Events

The Arts Centre Mākete

Every Sunday

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Tī kōuka string-making classes

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

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Posh Porridge pop-ups

Every Wednesday

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Resourceful skills workshops

Throughout the year

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School of Music Friday Lunchtime Concert Series

Every university term Friday

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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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Under a Night Sky by Bing Dawe

16 May - 16 June 2019

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Love of the Land

20 May - 2 June 2019

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The Greek Pots and Pieces Painting Night

24 May 2019

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New Music Central – Gayle Blankenburg (USA)

27 May 2019

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The Archaeology of Food

20 June 2019

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Matariki 2019

25 Pipiri June - 7 Hōngongoi July 2019

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Fantastic Feasts Matariki activity

26-30 Pipiri & 3-7 Hōngongoi

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Matariki: Resourceful skills workshops and tours

27 Pipiri - 7 Hōngongoi 2019

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Matariki kōrero: Mahinga kai

26 Pipiri 2019

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Matariki: FUSH, chips, burgers and te reo Māori

28 Pipiri 2019

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Matariki: Kapa haka showcase

29 Pipiri 2019

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Mākete kai: A Matariki food market

29 Pipiri 2019

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Matariki: ‘KĀKĀRIKI – Simply Us’ album release

30 Pipiri 2019

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