Come down and explore the BLOCK! The Gallery and all our neighbours will be joining together to celebrate the arts and creativity with a huge day out for all the whānau.

Christchurch Art Gallery are celebrating 2023 Year of the Arts – an initiative designed to bring the city and its residents together, to reflect and celebrate the heritage of arts, culture, and creativity of Ōtautahi Christchurch.

To celebrate the first Year of the Arts, the arts organisations located in the two blocks west of the Ōtakaro Avon River will be hosting a Block Party on Saturday 25 November 2023.

Watch this space for more info!


  • Free


  • Sat 25 Nov


  • 10:00 am — 5:00 pm


  • Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū
  • Montreal Street
  • Ōtautahi Christchurch, 8140