The Arts Centre is on the former Canterbury University site. The university outgrew the site and in 1978 the Arts Centre of Christchurch Trust Board was created. It was formed to receive the ownership...
Exterior view of the Great Hall at the University of Canterbury, taken from the corner of Rolleston Avenue and Worcester Street.
View of the Peacock Fountain looking toward Rolleston Ave and the Arts Centre.
Portraits of Patricia Tapper with a spinning wheel.
Portrait of Ria Van Lith with a cottage loom at the Weavers and Spinners Guild annual open day.
The quadrangle at the former University of Canterbury building, now the Christchurch Arts Centre.
Close-up of "The press express", a train and carriages made from waste newspapers, exhibited by students from Cobham Intermediate School. The trains forms part of the "Wonderful Waste" exhibition at...
Band, The Androidss, performing at the Arts Centre in the courtyard to an audience of 500.
John Loper in a cherry-picker using a grout pump to insert concrete into the walls of the Arts Centre as part of earthquake strengthening work.
Four men at the launch of "Panache" magazine reading the first edition. From left, Norm Tate, William Southgate who is featured on the magazine cover, Garry Lilley the publisher of the magazine and...
Plan of the Arts Centre with Rolleston Avenue, Hereford Street, Worcester Street and Montreal Street marked. Shaded in grey are the proposed locations of apartments.
Mr G. Gordon, the outdoor programme co-ordinator for the Arts Festival, manoeuvring a large papier mache crocodile puppet for the "Fan-tasticon" event as part of the Arts Festival at the Arts Centre.
Brett Riley, the general manager at the Christchurch Arts Centre, with his son, Tim Riley, inspecting the apartments at the Arts Centre during renovation works. From the apartments there are views...
The Environmental Centre in the former University of Canterbury Student Union building at the Arts Centre.
Rosemary Johnson with her art installation, "Falling Fence" in the quadrangle of the Arts Centre. The installation is part of Anzart, an international arts festival at the Arts Centre.
Artists Bing Dawe, John Hurrell, Peter Wolden and David Elliot in their shared art studio in the Arts Centre which was the former School of Fine Arts for Canterbury College.
Nick Stevens with his knives at the Cottage Industries Fair.
Eileen Wimpory with a beer mug and cocktail glass at the Cottage Industries Fair.
Manager of Dux de Lux restaurant, Mr Richard Sinke, stood at the bar ahead of the opening of the Arts Centre Tavern.
The north façade of the Great Hall, Arts Centre, seen from Worcester Boulevard.
Exterior and outdoor seating area of the Sorbonne restaurant in the Arts Centre on Worcester Boulevard. Diners are being entertained by accordion and guitar players.
Aroha Rangi and Anton Carter, with Joy Vaele behind them at the Arts Centre during the Christchurch Pacific Arts Festival.