Current Installations

Pop-Up Little Japan

From: 10/10/2020 - Ongoing
Address:

105 Collingwood Street
(next to Baker’s Coffee Shop)

Pop-Up Little Japan is an opportunity to experience some aspects of Japanese culture, right here in Nelson’s ShopFront Theatre. You can see Japanese artworks, learn origami, and watch a puppet show of ‘Hansel & Gretel’, all presented by puppeteer, actor, clown and puppet maker Akiko Miyamoto.

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Cultural Conversations

From: 05/09/2020 - Ongoing
Address:

220 Hardy Street, Nelson
(ex-Barkers Menswear)

Cultural Conversations is a community-based arts hub that is focussed on building relationships and empowering former refugee and migrant communities.

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CAN – What is a Home?

From: 30/06/2020 - Ongoing
Address:

290 Hardy Street
(cnr Hardy & Collingwood)

Community Action Group (CAN) believes there are ways to make more affordable and more diverse housing options available in Nelson. And to make renting more secure, stable and affordable.

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori (Māori Language Week)

From: 14/09/2020 - Ongoing
Address:

Wakatu House, 30 Montgomery Square
(ex-Bed Bath & Beyond)

Tēnā koutou katoaKei te harikoa a Make/Shift Spaces me te Kanihera o Whakatū kia tautoko ana i te wiki o te reo Māori. Kia kaha te reo Māori! Greetings! Make/Shift…

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The Bird Butcher Shop of Trafalgar Street

From: 26/09/2019 - Ongoing
Address:

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

Ann Bird made a huge contribution to Nelson’s early European settlement. In 1842, Ann sailed from England to Nelson with her husband Reuben and daughter Anne. When Reuben died in 1850, Ann gathered up her five children and took on the business. Within ten years she had opened the shop in the photo.

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Brook Waimārama Sanctuary – Dean Raybould

From: 03/02/2020 - Ongoing
Address:

194 Trafalgar Street
(ex-Urban Beach)

This artwork was created by Takaka-based artist Dean Raybould for the Brook Waimarama Sanctuarys. When the Sanctuary’s visitor facilities are developed, the art installation will find a permanent home in the entrance area.

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