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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Founded in 1888, it remains New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience, with a collection numbering over 15,000 works.

Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings.

Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city.

The Gallery also offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme.

Collection Type
Art


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 5449, Auckland 1141
Telephone number icon09 379 1349
Web address iconhttp://www.aucklandartgallery.com
Email address iconhello@aucklandartgallery.com
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Visitor Information
Physical address iconCnr Kitchener/Wellesley St, Central Auckland, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 10am-5pm
Charges iconFree entry (charges for special exhibitions)


Facilities
Wheelchair accessCafeReference LibraryShopFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets
Join a Tour where friendly and knowledgeable guides will lead you on a fascinating journey through the art, artists, stories and histories that make up the Gallery. English-language tours run daily, Mandarin-language tours run Thursday-Sunday. Adults $10, Children 12 and under are free. Brimming with locally made, innovatively designed and exclusive items, the Auckland Art Gallery shop is the perfect place to seek out a gift for that hard-to-please friend or to find something to brighten your own home.



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Manifesto

The immersive 13-screen film installation 'Manifesto' by German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artist manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 23-Feb-2018

A Night of Art and Opera

Join us for a unique, intimate opera concert performed surrounded by art. Special guest soprano Minji Kim from Korea will bring to life the melancholic, romantic atmosphere of the artworks in the Mackelvie Gallery. ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 26-Feb-2018

She Claims #1 – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

Women’s art has often been overlooked or under-appreciated in the history of art. In the 1970s, women artists in Aotearoa New Zealand campaigned passionately for equality within the arts and wider socio-political ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 05-Mar-2018

Special Lecture: The Legendary Lee Miller by Antony Penrose

The life of Lee Miller, told with reference to those with whom she exchanged creative inspiration – Man Ray, Roland Penrose, Pablo Picasso, David E. Scherman, her father Theodore Miller and her son Antony Penrose. A ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 20-Mar-2018

Manifesto X Kusama Members Late Night

At Members Late Night, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki open the doors to Rosefeldt's 'Manifesto' and Kusama's 'The obliteration room' after hours. We invite you to discover some of the different ways we can manifest ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 23-Mar-2018

She Claims #2 – Courtney Meredith and Sarah Longbottom

Women’s art has often been overlooked or under-appreciated in the history of art. In the 1970s, women artists in Aotearoa New Zealand campaigned passionately for equality within the arts and wider socio-political ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 04-Apr-2018

Talking About Art At the Gallery

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland. This course is held offsite at the Auckland Art Gallery. Available twice in 2018: Sunday 8 April 10:30AM - 3:30PM or Sunday 9 September ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 07-Apr-2018

She Claims #3 - Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan

Women’s art has often been overlooked or under-appreciated in the history of art. In the 1970s, women artists in Aotearoa New Zealand campaigned passionately for equality within the arts and wider socio-political ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 02-May-2018

Four Season Fragrance Series

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” — Henry David Thoreau. Welcome to the Four Seasons Fragrance Series ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 12-May-2018, 24-Aug-2018, 09-Nov-2018

Understanding and Talking About Contemporary Art

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland. Sunday 17 June 2018 10AM - 2PM with art educator Charlotte Maguire. Did you know that the average time someone spends looking at a ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 16-Jun-2018

Talking About Art At the Gallery

Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland. This course is held offsite at the Auckland Art Gallery. Available twice in 2018: Sunday 8 April 10:30AM - 3:30PM or Sunday 9 September ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 08-Sep-2018

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