A new arts strategy for Nelson City is underway

17/12/2021 10:56am

Nelson City Council is developing a new arts strategy for the region to support the growth...

Chorus cabinet art winners chosen

19/11/2021 12:28pm

Nelson’s lush landscape, the ocean, and a family of fungi will feature on four of Nelson’s...

Councillor’s Comment: An opportunity for the arts in Nelson

22/10/2021 11:40am

Our arts community, like many other local businesses and organisations, is extremely vulnerable to the environment...

Call for ideas for Chorus Art Cabinet murals

29/07/2021 11:51am

Nelson’s creative community is invited to show off its artistic flair in a new round of...

IMG 0193 Media Release

Connecting with Whakatū Nelson’s past

Events & Festivals
09/03/2021 3:57pm

Tours of Nelson’s sites of significance, artworks, opportunities to discover your own genealogical past and even...

crop 2 IMG 8107 Media Release

Chorus cabinet art winners chosen

05/02/2021 3:42pm

Four diverse designs representing joy, community, diversity and love have been chosen to adorn street-sited Chorus...

Calling all artists - design Nelson’s Chorus cabinets

07/10/2020 3:40am

On behalf of Nelson City Council and Chorus, Arts Council Nelson is calling for designs from...

SHP 8057 Media Release

Rekindle your winter with Ngā Toi Huatau – The Seasonal Arts

Events & Festivals
16/07/2020 12:06pm

Arts and events are returning to centre stage in Nelson this winter with a wide variety...

Celebrating Nelson’s artistic community through the Art Flags Project

23/06/2020 5:33am

For five-year-old Jeanie Hicks, Nelson is an ice cream cone, piled high with her favourite flavours,...

mayor reese with jeanie Media Release

Art Flags Project rollout begins with a taste of summer

11/02/2020 3:47pm

For five-year-old Jeanie Hicks, there’s nothing better than an ice cream cone, piled high with her...

Rainbow light art projections shine light on safe spaces

22/01/2020 4:30pm

​A campaign aimed at highlighting the city’s safe spaces for Nelson’s LGBTQI+ community has received support...

Goddess of Flight finds new home

09/10/2019 2:45am

Fiona Sutherland’s sculpture “Goddess of Flight” has a new home at Saxton Field.