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Wednesday May 23rd – Opening Hours 10am – 4pm

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


Work by CAN staff and volunteers

May 21st – May 31st

Weekly Screen Printing Workshop

An 8 week beginners course

May 9th – Jun 27th

People, Places and Pets

Recent work by local artist Jodi Ferris

May 25th – Jun 14th

Kim Lovell

A micro-exhibition of recent work

May 1st – May 31st

Shirley de Luca

A micro-exhibition of recent work

May 1st – May 31st

Weekly Korowai Workshop

Maori cloak weaving with Sarah Galvin

May 2nd – Jul 4th


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.