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ARTS FEST IS HERE! 🎭🎨✍🏻
Arts Fest celebrates all branches of creative expression and imagination through a variety of elements such as visual, cultural, written and performance.
 
The Arts hold significance as they explore and affirm unique expressions of self, community and culture.
 
Check out our jam-packed calendar of events scheduled, showcasing our awesome Clubs and most talented UC students! There's something for everyone 🥳

Mask Decorating Competition

May 16 - May 23
Online
FREE

Photography Competition

May 18 - May 25
Online
FREE

Student Show Series

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Crafternoon

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

Kapa Haka

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tī Kōuka, Haere-roa
FREE

Mono – Dolphin Friendly w/ Big Sima

May 19 @ 8:00 pm - May 20 @ 1:00 am
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa
FREE

Pink Shirt Day

May 20
Canterbury University
FREE

Student Show Series

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Inspiration Station with UC Writers Society

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Room Of Requirement – Haere-roa
FREE

Lunchtime Concert: ‘Composers, Electronics and All That Buzz’

May 20 @ 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm
Recital Room, UC Arts at the Arts Centre
FREE

Social Gaming

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

Script Reading

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bentleys – Haere-roa
FREE

Express Yourself – UCSA X QCanterbury

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Undercroft
FREE

NFT Based Exhibition

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Composition Workshop with UC Photography

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tī Kōuka, Haere-roa
FREE

Tū Taua

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tī Kōuka, Haere-roa
FREE

Express Yourself – UCSA X QCanterbury

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Undercroft
FREE

NFT Based Exhibition

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Crafternoon

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

Food Truck Fest

May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Haere-roa
FREE

Tui Quiz Night

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Foundry
FREE

Say What?

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Living Room, UBS
FREE

Express Yourself – UCSA X QCanterbury

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Undercroft
FREE

NFT Based Exhibition

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

SKUB and SoFA present: Totally Totes!

May 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tī Kōuka, Haere-roa
FREE

Social Yarns

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

Cosy Crafting

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

NFT Based Exhibition

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Writing Workshop with UC Writers Society

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bentleys – Haere-roa
FREE

Crafternoon

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

Calligraphy for Arts

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tī Kōuka, Haere-roa
FREE

Mono – Coastal Promotions Takeover ft. Willy Mav

May 26 @ 8:00 pm - May 27 @ 1:00 am
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa
FREE

NFT Based Exhibition

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Lunchtime Concert: ‘Even-More-Than-Contemporary Voices and Bands’

May 27 @ 1:10 pm - 2:10 pm
Recital Room, UC Arts at the Arts Centre
FREE

Bob Ross Painting

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Te Rua Makerspace
FREE

Say What?

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Living Room, UBS
FREE

MUSOC’s Bite Sized: A Collection of 10 Minute Musicals

May 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa
$15

NFT Based Exhibition

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ilam Campus Gallery, School of Fine Arts Building 2, University of Canterbury
FREE

Africa Day Expo!

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Haere-roa
FREE

MUSOC’s Bite Sized: A Collection of 10 Minute Musicals

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa
$15

MUSOC’s Bite Sized: A Collection of 10 Minute Musicals

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa
$15

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