WELCOME! Arts Council Nelson Inc. is a non-profit community organisation based in Nelson, New Zealand.
We are a charitable organisation registered with the NZ Charities Commission (Reg # CC33641)
Our Mission is: To promote, initiate and support projects and activities that stimulate and strengthen the artistic
and cultural life of our communities.
We do this by listening to and working with our communities both reactively and proactively, and through the provision of a wide variety of services. Please refer to the 'What we do' page for a full list of our current services and activities.
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• Providing information about upcoming arts events, exhibitions and opportunities for creatives
• Offering free advice and support from our offices in the Nelson CBD
* Managing the Refinery ArtSpace, an accessible facility for exhibitions, artists’ studios, performing arts
productions, workshops, gatherings and MORE
• Producing Monthly Arts Events Calendars
• Working alongside and supporting other art groups, artists and initiatives
• Proactive and reactive initiation of projects and workshop programmes.
* Administering The Nelson Arts Fund on behalf of Nelson City Council
* Administering the Creative Communities Nelson City Local Arts Funding Scheme
* Presenting arts events and initiatives such as Changing Threads, Board Art, In The Frame, Playthings, etc.
To find out more, please take some time to browse our website. We welcome your feedback, queries and suggestions. Feel free to contact us, we are here to help....
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