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Tuesday July 17th – Opening Hours 10am – 4pm

What's on in July use the arrows to scroll through the current events

Entry details; CAN Tinned CANs

Create art from old tin cans!

Jul 4th – Aug 29th

Pen & Ink

Small works by Dali Susanto

Jul 2nd – Jul 31st

Introduction to Linocut for Beginners

Saturday Printmaking Classes

Jul 28th – Aug 11th

Let us help with Creative Funding!

Assistance available here

Jun 20th – Dec 31st

Hawke's Bay Art Guide Uncovered

An exhibition of HB Art Guide Artists

Jul 13th – Aug 2nd

Cosplay for High School Students

After school sewing for beginners!

Jul 24th – Sep 18th

'Sew with the Flow'

Weekly sewing group

Jul 27th – Sep 28th

Children's Holiday Arts Workshops

Creative workshops in the holidays!

Jul 10th – Jul 18th

Weekly Beginner Sewing Classes

Upcycle your favourite fabrics!

Jul 26th – Sep 27th

Cityscapes - jostling to be seen

Paintings by Shelley Riddell

Jul 1st – Jul 31st

Art & Craft Mini-Market

An exciting market to spice up the winter!

Jul 16th – Aug 2nd


Show your work in our beautiful galleries

Mar 5th – Dec 31st

Like to book a space?

We have four flexible gallery spaces to choose from for your exhibition, event, workshop or meeting.

Our workshop area is ideal for evening classes or workshops. Learn something new or teach a class! We also offer conference areas for meetings or private functions.

Welcome to CAN!

Our mission is to enhance the creative spirit of Napier by providing accessible and affordable arts opportunities.

Entry is usually free, except when we are hosting a special national exhibition or event.

We are pleased to offer annual membership to the CAN with many benefits including discounts and invitations to special events.

Become a CAN Member

Support our services to the local arts community by joining as a CAN member.

We provide benefits, discounts and invitations exclusively to members and welcome all to join us! Membership rates start at just $15 for students or seniors, up to $50 per family, per annum.

For more information and to download the 2018 membership application form, please click on this link:
 Membership 2018 – Application Form

For payment/tax invoice details please click on this link:
 Membership 2018 – Tax Invoice


CAN Information
CAN What's On

We are here to support the Arts in Napier. Find out more about our vision.

CAN Napier community events

View creative events on around Napier or list your event on our website here

CAN e-newsletter sign-up

Keep up-to-date with CAN happenings. Sign-up and receive it monthly!

CAN artists

We have superb artists regularly exhibiting at CAN. View our artists gallery.