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Tuesday August 22nd – Opening Hours 10am – 4pm

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

Ingrid Schloemer

An Exhibition of Silver Clay Jewellery

Aug 18th – Sep 7th

Poetry Jam at the CAN

A week of exciting Poetry Events

Aug 25th – Aug 31st

Weekly Art Classes

Tuesdays or Thursdays with tutor Helen Dynes

Jul 24th – Dec 22nd

Weekend Masterclass @ the CAN

Silver Clay Jewellery

Aug 26th – Aug 27th


Tinned CAN Exhibition and Competition

Jul 24th – Aug 28th

Anna Hill

An exhibition of recent paintings

Aug 11th – Aug 24th

Art from the Heart

Recent work by Lynette Holschier

Aug 1st – Aug 31st


Immerse - Invitation to Visual Artists

Jul 19th – Oct 2nd


Recent work from Joeke De Vries

Aug 18th – Sep 7th

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. Visit CAN INFORMATION; ‘Our Purpose’ on the right hand side of this page for more information.

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!