A Colourful Past
We invite you to join us for this unique fashion event, set in the beautifully restored Great Hall at The Arts Centre, for an unforgettable evening of fashion and flair.Read more
Let it be to a Lofty Mountain, 2020 is a major new two-channel video artwork by Nathan Pōhio with a duration of 40 minutes.Read more
Stay with us
Through Airbnb we're giving you the rare opportunity to stay in our Creative Residence.Read more
Welcome to The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora.
Dating back to 1877, The Arts Centre has a rich history and an exciting future.
Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, The Arts Centre is an Aotearoa New Zealand landmark – home to galleries, museums, cinemas, boutique retailers, artisan eateries and bars, engaging events, stunning venues and much more.
New Zealand-made homewares and gifts.
Frances Nation is a store specialising in Aotearoa New Zealand-made homewares and gifts of quality craftsmanship, authenticity and longevity.
First floor, Boys’ High,
Open 7 days, 10:00AM - 5:00PM