Art Galleries

The influences of the landscape and heritage in the Waimakariri District are an inspiration to our local  artists. You will see their creativity being expressed in our art galleries and annual art exhibitions, which are available for locals and visitors to enjoy. 

Arts in Oxford

The Arts in Oxford Gallery is a purpose built facility that currently consists of an exhibition space and retail area. Exhibitions are staged by emerging, established and internationally recognised artists and change every 4 – 6 weeks. 

Location: 72 Main Street
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 10.00 am – 4.00pm. Closed Mondays & public holidays

Art on the Quay

Art on the Quay is Kaiapoi's premium art space, located in the Ruataniwha Kaiapoi Civic Centre and operated by the Waimakariri Community Arts Council.

Location:  176 Williams St, Kaiapoi
Opening Hours: 
Monday - Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday - 9am - 7 pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm

Chamber Gallery

Once home to the council, the Council Chambers are now the home of Art in Rangiora. This beautiful historic building has a stunning lead light ceiling dome which portrays the exhibitions and concerts it hosts. 

The Chamber Gallery is operated by the Waimakariri Community Arts Council.

Location: Rangiora Library, 141 Percival St, Rangiora
Opening Hours:  
Monday - Thursday - 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm