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Creative Arts Napier

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16 Byron Street | behind Te Pania Hotel, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 9448
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Great little gallery

We visited Napier and found this cosy gallery near the centre showcasing some really beautiful... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Rsilvestre
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Interesting exhibitions, super kind staff members

Well displayed artworks from local artists. Has a warm and friendly vibe so that I can appreciate... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Minyeong J
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Creative Arts Napier is a diverse and exciting gallery space in central Napier, supporting the community arts with regular exhibitions, events and workshops. There is also a retail shop on site, with locally made arts and crafts for sale. We welcome visitors from all over New Zealand and overseas.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
8 Apr 2018
“Great little gallery”
25 Mar 2018
“Interesting exhibitions, super kind staff members”
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16 Byron Street | behind Te Pania Hotel, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We visited Napier and found this cosy gallery near the centre showcasing some really beautiful artwork by local artists. Definitely worth a stop if you’re in town!

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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to see you again one day :-)

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Well displayed artworks from local artists. Has a warm and friendly vibe so that I can appreciate each piece of arts with smile. Impressive that the objects out of nature are created by local children. Nice work! I recommend this gallery when you visit Napier.

Thank Minyeong J
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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do indeed have some very talented people in our local community and we are proud to showcase their work at CAN. We hope to see you again one day!

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Oh how I love visiting Creative Arts Napier, fondly known locally as CAN. The building was moved to this spot and refurbished specifically to serve local artists and provide a pleasant, calm space for people to view the art galleries. I highly recommend a visit....More

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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

WOW what a wonderful comment, thank you so much PrettyBetty for taking the time to review our lovely community arts centre. We appreciate it.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

into arts, this is your starting point. it is the big old building at the base of the hill in the car park. can get maps of all art places. each Friday two weeks they have a new artist evening, wine and eats. this is...More

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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your great feedback! We appreciate it.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Love this place! It's a bright, airy, interesting space, which sells art from local artisans, and a fantastic gallery space. The staff are warm and friendly (special shout-out to Carol and Bob!), and I'm going to make a point of visiting every time I'm in...More

Thank Amy M
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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

WOW Thank you so much for your feedback Amy. More workshops are coming! See you again soon.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

A have attended, music recitals, plays, exhibitions and parties at the Creative Arts Napier and every time is has provided a lovely atmosphere and beautiful things to look at. They also do art courses and host artists. Great spot for that gift for the friend...More

Thank Shari T
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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you Shari! Your comment is appreciated :-)

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This small, centrally based Centre usually has several exhibitions on of work by local artists. It's well worth a visit.

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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback! :-)

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place!!!! Always fresh & funky, exhibits displayed well & some cheeky bits for sale too....perfect for out of town guests!

Thank Lyn L
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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you Lyn, hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Creative Arts Napier has lots of different spaces for community Art Shows - you can hire different spaces that suit the exhibition you are presenting. They have plinths and easels. Staff do a great job at presenting the Art - it's looks really professional. Really...More

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Christine H, Manager at Creative Arts Napier, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you Nic, for taking the time to write such a complimentary review. We appreciate it and hope to see you again soon!

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