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Arts Centre of Christchurch

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Situated in the historic buildings of the original Canterbury University, the Arts Centre is one of Christchurch's most significant cultural attractions. It offers more than 40 craft studios, galleries and shops, numerous theatres, cinemas, cafes, restaurants and bars and a weekend craft market, organic produce market and International Food Fair. The Arts Centre also runs regular evening and lunchtime concerts and a range of vibrant festivals and events throughout the year. The Arts Centre is home to Te Toi Mana Gallery, a co-operative of Maori and Pacific artists, headed by Riki Manuel. This is the site where Ernest Rutherford studied and conducted early experiments. Rutherford's Den preserves that heritage in the exact location where Rutherford worked.

Collection Type
Art, Pacific, Historic Site, Open Air, Science


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 845, Christchurch
Telephone number icon64-3-366 0989
Web address iconhttp://www.artscentre.org.nz
Email address iconvisitor@artscentre.org.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon2 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch, New Zealand
Charges iconFree


Facilities
Wheelchair accessCafeParkingShopFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic Programmes
Lecture hall /Museum brochures /Tourist brochures



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