Current Installations

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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Urban Ecologies by Kirsten Cooper

From: 18/12/2020 - Ongoing
Address:

116 Hardy Street
(next to Refinery ArtSpace)

Make/Shift Spaces is working with Papercut to showcase a series of works by NMIT Arts and Media students. First up is Kirsten Cooper with her Urban Ecologies.

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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. In January 2021, Pop-Up Little Japan will present its third puppet show as well as calligraphy classes.

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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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