is creating a thriving creative ecology.

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A more creative city in a more sustainable way.

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Your subscriptions fund the local creative connections, ideas, people and projects that are born at XCHC.


"The Arts brings meaning to life, its the spirit of our culture, it brings people together, supports creativity and social cohesion. But, If the arts contribute this much to our economy, why then do
we still invest so little in arts and artists?" Hadi Eldebek TEDx Talk

There is no doubt when a city has a active, thriving creative ecosystem. The economy, tourism, local businesses, wellbeing, and sense of community are all affected by how creative a city feels. We here at XCHC believe many of the problems locally could be solved or softened if more effort was put into supporting our emerging creative industries.

Well, we're tired of waiting.


Starting off as a creative space that in Ōtautahi NZ in 2014, Exchange became a place for artists to connect, make, showcase and share creative works. 
We've been a launchpad for creative projects and a home for all types of creative thinkers and doers. Now, we're growing, and sharing our excitement and journey with you in new ways.

We've had thousands of people come through and experience the magic of an "exchange", a conversation, an idea, feedback, a collaboration, or opportunity; now we're inviting you to contribute to their our vision, and others creative dreams. the full story.

venue x studios x accommodation x kitchen x gallery
free stuff:
blog | events | guidebooks | slack channel
instagram - facebook - youtube
$753.11 of $1,000 per month
We'll start building a proper Arts Shop in our foyer.
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