+64 3 379 5583

49-59 Worcester Boulevard
PO Box 22 351
New Zealand
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Tuesday — Friday
10am — 5pm

Saturday & Sunday
11 — 4pm

Monday & Public Holidays

The Physics Room is a contemporary art space dedicated to developing and promoting contemporary art and critical discourse in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Based in central Christchurch since 1996, we assist art practitioners with resources and opportunities to achieve a higher level of professional and creative development, and encourage a greater acknowledgement, understanding and value of contemporary art among New Zealanders. Our goal is to actively seek links between the arts and other areas of cultural production and to involve art as a contributing voice in wider intellectual, social and political debate.

The Physics Room is a charitable trust governed by a Board of Trustees.

We are not currently accepting proposals. 

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Director: Jamie Hanton
Assistant Curator: Hope Wilson
Office Manager: Keren Oertly Ryan
Publishing and Writing Co-ordinator: Hamish Petersen
Weekend Gallery Attendant: Katie Mills


Paul Sutherland (Chair)
Katie Coleman (Treasurer)
Nathan Pohio
Blake Cescon
Stephanie Oberg
James Dann
Ella Sutherland
Chloe Cull
Steve Carr