The guardian of this stunning and unique cultural site is a not-for-profit, independent charitable trust that relies on your donations and sponsorship to continue its restoration and maintenance.

Donate now

The Arts Centre is a charitable trust which is not funded by recurrent council or government funding. We depend on gifts and sponsorship from people like you.


You can help future-proof a unique piece of Christchurch’s history by leaving a gift in your will.

Be a star

A virtual star will be named in your honour for helping us bring stargazing and astronomy education back to the central city.

Corporate supporters

Our corporate sponsors support us through donations, sponsorship and goods-in-kind.


Every donation, regardless of size, makes a difference and is much appreciated.


The Arts Centre relies upon grants, to keep up the momentum on the restoration project, as well as fund activities and programmes during the year.

The Cornerstone Programme

This programme provides long-term recognition for major supporters and expresses gratitude for their loyalty through a range of unique benefits.


A great way to support The Arts Centre is by giving your time as a volunteer