Art and museums

Canterbury Museum

See a moa in a minute or spend hours exploring New Zealand's rich cultural and natural heritage.

Christchurch Art Gallery

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu is in a striking building in the heart of Christchurch.

Community museums

Explore museums and learn about our cultural heritage, public art and artefacts.

Heritage in the city

Buildings and public art show how the city has grown, commemorating our past, present and future.

Arts Centre

Find out what's going on in the restored Arts Centre.

Fanfare Sculpture

New Zealand's largest work of public sculpture, gifted to the Council by the City of Sydney in 2007.

Toi Ōtautahi/Christchurch Arts

Supporting the development of local artists and generating opportunities through public arts.

Toi Tūmatanui/Public Arts

Celebrating our identity, promoting artistic excellence and generating opportunity.

Honouring our creative roots

A place of artistic experimentation shaping local and international creative identity.