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City Centre ArtWalk

A joint project by Make/Shift Spaces and The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū,
ArtWalk is a series of artworks on walls around central Nelson.

Here’s a quick introduction to what Make/Shift Spaces is all about, and just some of the projects we did in our first 12 months.

What we do

Make/Shift Spaces works with a whole range of artists, creatives, community and special interest groups to fill spaces with vibrant installations and activity. We also use some of the spaces to tell stories about our community, with window displays and images.

The duration for each installation will vary - some may be weeks, others may be there for months. It depends on what the project is, as well as how long the space is available.

The best thing to do is start looking through the website!

Cultural Conversations

From: 05/09/2020 - Ongoing

Morrison Square (next to Hartleys)


The Bird Butcher Shop of Trafalgar Street

From: 26/09/2019 - Ongoing

256 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
(right next to ANZ Bank)


As Make/Shift Spaces grows, so too will this website. We’ll keep adding news and updates on projects as they reveal themselves in our smart little city.


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