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Arts 11 Aug 2021

Fashion Week vibrancy spills into Auckland's streets and squares

Aucklanders are invited to an exciting schedule of free events wrapped around NZ Fashion Week, which kicks off on 24 August.

Waste 5 Aug 2021

Iconic event brings zero waste to center stage

The ASB Polyfest Auckland Secondary Schools Māori & Pacific Islands Cultural Festival has succeeded in saving tonnes of waste from going into landfill.

Arts 5 May 2021

Mural celebrating culture and diversity adds colour to Tāmaki Makaurau street

Local artists and tertiary art students have collaborated to create a new piece of large-scale art that celebrates the culture and diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Arts 15 Apr 2021

Going West Festival launches ‘Different Out Loud’ season

Going West Festival has announced a brand-new approach to celebrating live poetry with Different Out Loud, a collection of thoughtful video collaborations between Aotearoa poets and filmmakers.

Arts 14 Apr 2021

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki takes Māori art to the world with release of new virtual tour

Auckland Art Gallery has released a multi-sensory and immersive virtual tour of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art enabling people everywhere to enjoy highlights of the groundbreaking exhibition.

Arts 13 Apr 2021

Poetry inspired by nature, made with nature

Elizabeth Welsh, recently announced as Auckland Council’s Artist in Residence for 2021, wants to quite literally bring a piece of Āwhitu to her poetry.

Arts 25 Mar 2021

Lockdown collaboration project to be permanent part of oral history collection for Auckland Council Libraries

A collaboration project between Auckland Libraries and Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage launches a five-part podcast series today to commemorate one year since the level four lockdown.

Arts 10 Mar 2021

Final week to apply for Creative Communities Scheme

This week is the last chance to get applications in for Auckland’s Creative Communities Scheme funding for the 2021 winter season.

Arts 3 Feb 2021

Adventurous artists sought for Artist in Residence programme

A selection panel is seeking artists with a sense of adventure and an imaginative outlook.

Arts 18 Dec 2020

Explore art in Tāmaki Makaurau this summer

By exploring the stories behind Auckland's art, you’ll learn more about the creativity of our artists and discover a different way to experience the city this summer.

Community 16 Dec 2020

Council supporting a bright and inclusive future

With support from Auckland Council, local artists will showcase their work on a variety of platforms around the City Centre during Auckland Pride Festival.

Arts 16 Dec 2020

Auckland goes Loud and Proud

Join the fun and celebrate pride at a series of over 150 free activities at Auckland Council’s Proud Centres.

Arts 24 Nov 2020

Explore Auckland’s public art with new He Kohinga Toi website

Take a digital tour of He Kohinga Toi and discover a new way to experience the city this summer.

Cultural 9 Nov 2020

Colours of renewal light up landmarks for Diwali Festival

Landmarks across the region will be bathed in light in celebration of Auckland Diwali Festival.

Arts 16 Oct 2020

'Food for Thought' exhibition tempts Auckland's tastebuds

Take your tastebuds along to Food for Thought at the Central City Library and prepare to leave feeling hungry.

Arts 9 Oct 2020

Ports of Auckland launches The Lightship

The Lightship, a new site for contemporary art, has launched at Ports of Auckland. The large-scale digital light wall on Quay Street provides Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland with a unique place for public art to be enjoyed.