An artist-centred space dedicated to commissioning and presenting new ideas in art and culture.

Artspace is a non-collecting, non-commercial organisation for contemporary art.

Artspace develops and nurtures artistic research at a national and international level through the production of an innovative programme of exhibitions and events, and risk-taking practices.

Artspace curates shows that test the new and the contentious as well as revealing and celebrating culture.

Artspace receives major public funding from Creative New Zealand.