Brave Caitlin Smith's Imaginary Band
Caitlin Smith is a mesmerising performer, song-poet and story singer. Legally blind since birth, she is a tireless advocate for accessibility issues and the healing and transformative power of creativity.Read more
Become an Arts Centre Ambassador
We are seeking volunteers to meet, welcome and inform visitors about The Arts Centre.Read more
Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021
Enjoy a remarkable line-up of renowned local, national and international artists performing in a beautiful heritage venue.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