To promote, encourage and enhance artistic & cultural participation and awareness in the Amuri area.
What we do in the Amuri community.
Located behind the Hanmer Library this beautiful room provides space for artists
to show their work. No commission is charged by ACAC. All sales are the
responsibility of the artist. Contact Charlotte Baldwin if you would like to exhibit.
Run by Carol Fraser. Open every Saturday under the redwood trees in the Hanmer village.
Open from Labour Weekend through to Easter. Crafts, soaps, jewellery, local produce,
toys and clothing. Contact Carol to apply for a space and to check out our Stall criteria.
Carol Fraser: hanmermarket.gmail.com or 03 315 7782
Arts on Tour New Zealand
Visiting artists come to Hanmer and entertain. Over recent years we have had
Stand-up comic: Michele A’Court, Lyttelton band: The Eastern, & Violinist:
Fiona Pears perform. Keep an eye out for notices about upcoming events.
We hold workshops throughout the year depending upon the needs within the
Amuri community. Last year we held a “Solar Print workshop at Amuri Area School,
as well as Upholstery and Wood restoration workshops.
Watch our Facebook page for workshops over 2018.
ACAC Short Courses Application: Performance & Workshop Grants.
Amuri Community Arts Council (ACAC) welcomes your applications.
The ACAC meets on the second Monday of each month to consider these applications.
Please contact Sue Harris or Helen Wright to ask for an application form.
ACAC Annual Art Competition:
A new theme every year. Open to both children and adults. Great prizes. Information due out in Term
1 2018. Ask at your local library.
Amuri Cmmunity Arts Council: Find us on Facebook
We are a small but very positive community group, meeting every 2nd Monday in the month.
New members are very welcome. Please contact either Sue Harris or Charlotte Baldwin.