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Tuesday March 20th – Opening Hours 10am – 4pm

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

Pieces of Me

Ceramic Sculpture by Julie-Marie Beere

Mar 29th – Apr 30th

Into the Light

Diane Crompton's latest works

Mar 29th – Apr 30th

Learn to Love Again

Recent paintings by Dali Susanto

Mar 16th – Apr 5th

Phil Tasker-Poland; Works.

Audio visual and framed works

Mar 30th – Apr 12th


Show your work in our beautiful galleries

Mar 5th – Dec 31st

Korowai Masterclass

Maori cloak workshop

Mar 24th – Mar 25th

My Hawke's Bay Lifestyle

Recent paintings by Christine Pearse

Mar 1st – Mar 31st

Seaweek 2018 Driftwood Sculpture

An exhibition of driftwood creations!

Mar 2nd – Mar 29th

Semantics of Semiotics

The meaning of reading

Mar 16th – Mar 29th

Painting with Helen Dynes

Weekly Mixed Media classes

Jan 23rd – Dec 20th

Live Poetry Open Mic Night

Read or listen to Poetry

Jan 31st – Dec 5th

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.