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

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


Cate Godwin and Jennifer Dickinson

Feb 16th – Mar 1st

Erin Langford and Maiko Lewis-Whaanga

Recent work

Feb 1st – Feb 28th

Seaweek 2018 Driftwood Sculpture

Enter the competition!

Jan 30th – Feb 28th

New Paintings

by Matt Davidson

Feb 16th – Mar 1st

Vintage Camera Rally

An Art Deco vintage camera photography project

Feb 1st – Feb 28th

Painting with Helen Dynes

Weekly Mixed Media classes

Jan 23rd – Dec 20th

Plein Air Masterclass

Painting outside with Freeman White

Feb 24th – Feb 25th

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.