To foster appreciation of the visual arts in Canterbury and to provide support to artists who create art.
Arts Canterbury is committed to profiling art galleries and artists in Christchurch, New Zealand, and districts. It is an incorporated charitable organisation, governed by an elected executive committee whose membership is currently made up of artists, business and community representatives from Canterbury Districts and Christchurch.
The declared purpose of Arts Canterbury is to:
· Provide public opportunities for people in Canterbury to develop and appreciate a wide range of art media
· Support ‘Artists in Canterbury’ to display and exhibit their art.
· Support the artistic communities, galleries and cultural environments in which art and artists can thrive and develop
· Provide learning opportunities for artists and the public
· Promote and support visual art and artists across Canterbury
Arts Canterbury is run by artists, for artists. Join a friendly group of fellow artists and find out how, together, we can help boost your art career.