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Kia ora!

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!

Nelson City Centre ArtWalk

From: 23/04/2021 - Ongoing

26 sites across the City Centre


Cycling in Style with the Red Rider

From: 06/05/2022 - Ongoing

93 Hardy Street
(ex-Noodle Canteen)


Masks About Town

From: - Ongoing

Bank Lane (next to BNZ on Trafalgar St)


226 Trafalgar St
(next to BNZ)


Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

From: 13/09/2021 - Ongoing

Elma Turner Library
27 Halifax Street


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.

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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