Arts, Music and Culture


* Architecture
* Arts Councils and Cultural Bodies
* Arts News
* Comics and Cartoons
* Crafts
* Design
* Fashion
* Festivals and Surveys
* Fine Arts
* Libraries
* Movies, Film and Television
* Museums
* Music
* Photography
* Radio
* Theatre & Dance


* Defective by design
"Working together to eliminate DRM as a threat to innovation in media, the privacy of readers, and freedom for computer users."
* Aotearoa Digital Arts Network (ADA)
* Art School 125 Christchurch
Catalogue and research project for the 125th anniversary of the School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury
* Arts Access Aotearoa
a Charitable Trust whose objectives are to ensure that people and communities of New Zealand have unhindered access to the arts, and opportunities to create, perform and develop their own arts.
* Arts Centre of Christchurch
* Arts Foundation of NZ
The Arts Foundation of New Zealand is an independent charitable trust which promotes excellence in all art forms for the benefit of the people of New Zealand. It sponsors the Icon Awards which honour New Zealand's senior arts practitioners and, the NZ Laureate Awards which support mid-career artists
* ArtsConnectEd
ArtsConnectEd is the product of a partnership between The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Walker Art Center
* Asia Society
Asia Society is the leading global organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States.
* BBC - collective - the interactive culture magazine
From 2002 - 2008, Collective brought coverage of the most exciting new music, art, film, books and games to people in search of fresh culture in Britain.
* The Big Idea
An online community of New Zealand's creative industries. Committed to supporting the expansion of work and income for New Zealand's creative practitioners, the site provides access to networks, industry news, current job opportunities, professional development, forums, international news and much more.
* BNZ Literary Awards
Formerly the Katherine Mansfield Short Story Prize. Prizes for creative writing from novice writers, young writers (under 19) and experienced writers.
* CHART North
Arts Calendar and information resource for Northland.
* Christianity Today Books & Culture
* Chrysalis Seed Trust Christchurch
To help resource the arts community of Canterbury from a Christian perspective.
* Corban Estate Arts Centre (CEAC)
The Corban Estate Arts Centre (CEAC) is located at the historic Corban Winery Estate in Henderson, Waitakere City. The Arts Centre utilizes the historic winery buildings and is home to galleries which feature a changing programme of Exhibitions, a Gallery Shop, and Artist's Studios.
* Creative fibre: New Zealand Spinning, Weaving and Woolcrafts Society
* Creative New Zealand | Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa
The main arts development organisation in New Zealand. Encourages, promotes and supports the arts for the benefit of all New Zealanders.
* Cultural Precinct Christchurch
* Discover Te Kohinga Taonga
Over 2,500 images and video and sound clips on New Zealand music, architecture and visual arts including traditional Maori arts. A National Library of New Zealand collection of resources selected for use by New Zealand schools.
* Eye Contact
Critical reviews and spirited discussion on art and visual culture in Aotearoa New Zealand.
* Find New Zealand Artists
Search for information about New Zealand artists. Information found in libraries, published sources and art society records. Over 17,000 names.
* International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
LAPADA is the largest association of professional art and antiques dealers in the United Kingdom.
* Lumière Arts Reader
The Arts Reader is the collected visual art, books, music and theatre supplement of The Lumière Reader. Published are selected news and events, special features and interviews, plus a squadron of review columns aligned with the local arts scene.
* Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatū Taonga
* New Zealand Professional Conservators Groups Pu Manaaki Kahurangi
The NZPCG is an association of professional conservators of cultural property employed in public museums, art galleries, libraries and private practice.
* Open Culture
"The best free cultural & educational media on the web" - free audiobooks and e-books, online courses and language lessons, textbooks and movies.
* Popmatters
PopMatters is an international magazine of cultural criticism of pop culture. Includes reviews, interviews, and in-depth essays on most cultural products and expressions in areas such as music, television, films, books, video games, sports, theatre, the visual arts, travel, and the Internet.
* Representation And Reaction
Modernism and the New Zealand landscape tradition 1956-1977. Online exhibition from the Fletcher Challenge Art Archive
* Smarthistory is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook.
An encyclopedia of graphic signs and symbols ("western non-pictorial ideograms"). More than 2500 symbols that you can search by word index or by graphic characteristic. Includes articles on meanings and histories.
* Waikato Society of Arts