SCAPE Public Art

The landscape of Christchurch is rich with contemporary public artworks and a driving force behind this is SCAPE Public Art.

The SCAPE Public Art Season 2018 kicks off on 6 October and runs until 17 November and the Arts Centre is a key location for many of the exciting community events. See all the details.

With an established base of public artwork legacy pieces through the central city, the season provides an opportunity to focus on the introduction of new works through a curated exhibition and a wider programme of events.

In addition to the season, SCAPE installs public art all year round, while also maintaining a focus on premier public art events and programmes promoted as an accessible public art walkway.

  • Where: Upstairs in the Registry building, 301 Montreal Street
  • Opening hours: Monday–Friday, 9.30am–5.30pm

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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Rosa Morte by Uncle Harold

6 - 30 April 2019

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The Manaaki Project

6 - 18 April 2019

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Navigation Lines by Fiona van Oyen

11 April - 12 May 2019

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New Music Central – Multi-channel Acousmatic Music

6 May 2019

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Merging Traditions

6 - 12 May 2019

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School of Art building open day

12 May 2019

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Wonders of the South Island

13 - 19 May 2019

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Love of the Land

20 May - 2 June 2019

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New Music Central – Menotti’s “The Old Maid & the Thief”

20 May 2019

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New Music Central – Gayle Blankenburg (USA)

27 May 2019

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Matariki 2019

25 Pipiri June - 7 Hōngongoi July 2019

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Sunday Guided Heritage Tour

1.30pm every Sunday

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Hire the Great Hall

Make your next event great

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