As the guardian of this stunning and unique cultural site, we are an independent registered charitable trust (CC21247) that relies upon your donations and sponsorship to continue the careful restoration and maintenance work.


If you are interested in supporting The Arts Centre and would like to speak to the fundraising team, please email Susan at 

Boost Ōtautahi - Islamic Arts Festival

Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre is working with local Islamic communities to present a vibrant one-day festival of music that celebrates the diversity of music from far off lands including the Mid

Thank you for helping restore the Observatory Tower

You are a Star! This huge project is now complete, thanks to our donors.

Donate now

You can help rebuild The Arts Centre and provide a stunning home for the arts, culture and heritage

Sponsor an activity

Show your support by sponsoring an activity, large or small, and help this outstanding project towards completion, safeguarding it for future generations to enjoy.

Regular giving

You can help make the most difference by becoming a regular donor - monthly, quarterly or annually - to The Arts Centre


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

Corporate supporters

Our generous corporate sponsors provide support 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

Become a Friend of the Arts Centre

Friends of the Arts Centre support and promote The Arts Centre by volunteering and fundraising for specific projects at The Arts Centre.