As part of the Long Term Plan, Council considered how best to secure the Aigantighe Art Gallery as the home of art in South Canterbury. This key community facility is in need of upgrading and we want to take the opportunity to plan for a facility that will be used for generations to come..
Currently, the Art Gallery buildings on the Wai-iti Road site include the historic Homestead, known as the House Gallery and the adjoining extensions. Decisions have already been made to earthquake strengthen and restore the historic House Gallery. $3.7M has been included in the budget for 2021/22 and 2022/23 for this project and preparation work is underway