We’ve closed all of our Council facilities until further notice, to support the Government’s fight against COVID-19.
This includes pools and recreation centres, libraries, service centres, community facilities, the Christchurch Art Gallery and all our visitor’s centres in gardens and regional parks.
Please take care, be kind to yourself and others.
For more information on the impact the virus is having here in our city, including event cancellations, please see ccc.govt.nz/newsline.
For health concerns and advice go to covid19.govt.nz.
See a moa in a minute or spend hours exploring New Zealand's rich cultural and natural heritage.
Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu is in a striking building in the heart of Christchurch.
Explore some of our older buildings, learn something of our cultural heritage, and find out about museums and public art and artefacts.
Celebrating the city's heritage with various memorials, statues, fountains and clocks that make up the public art in and around our city.
Find out what's going on in the restored Arts Centre.
Fanfare is New Zealand's largest work of public sculpture. A Neil Dawson installation that was gifted to the Christchurch City Council by the City of Sydney in 2007.
The arts are important in strengthening the city and communities. Arts Advisors are available to provide advice and are interested in fostering partnerships and collaborative projects.
Celebrating our identity, promoting artistic excellence and generating opportunity.
Ōtautahi Christchurch is a place of experimentation and artistic risk taking which over time has shaped both our local and international creative identity.