News

Exhibition

Summer 6 Dec 2021

Don't let grey skies spoil your summer

Across our region, there's plenty going on to keep you busy whatever the weather.

Exhibition 4 Aug 2021

New community-led gallery now open at Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum has opened a new gallery designed to help Auckland communities share their stories.

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.

Heritage 7 Apr 2021

New museum exhibition shares diverse stories of Tāmaki Makaurau

The second stage of Auckland War Memorial Museums visitor transformation was unveiled on Wednesday 24 March when Tāmaki Herenga Waka: Stories of Auckland opened to the public.

Kids / Family 6 Oct 2020

Auckland Heritage Festival embraces our journeys

Celebrations of Auckland’s rich and vibrant heritage will abound in October with events across the region.

14-24 year olds 11 Jun 2020

Matariki Festival Diary: Light

Check out this selection of special, light themed events taking place during Matariki Festival 2019.

Community 9 Mar 2020

New exhibition challenges perceptions of the Pacific

Discover the people and stories of the Saltwater Realm at Waitui Ātea: Saltwater Realm.

Arts 29 Jan 2020

Sculptor of the Week – Natalie Guy

Natalie’s Guy sculpture Karesansui makes a unique contribution to the Auckland Botanic Gardens, a celebration of the South Pacific garden.

Exhibition 23 Sep 2019

Auckland Heritage Festival Diary - Week Two

Explore some of the highlights for week two of the Auckland Heritage Festival.

Behind the scenes 2 Sep 2019

Behind The Scenes Competition

Be in to win one of three money-can't-buy experiences at Auckland Museum, Auckland Libraries and the Zoo.

Arts 22 Aug 2019

A place to paint – celebrating Colin McCahon

This August, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki marks the centenary of the birth of Colin McCahon with a unique consideration of his relationship with the city.

Exhibition 23 May 2019

Treasure trove of New Zealand’s maritime history revealed

A new exhibition at the New Zealand Maritime Museum celebrates John Street, one of the NZ's most recognised maritime identities.

Arts 14 Mar 2019

Impressive Matariki Festival line-up to light up your winter

Matariki Festival returns with an exciting line-up of more than 100 events region-wide from 30 June to 22 July.

Community 14 Mar 2019

Voyage the stars with Auckland Libraries this Matariki

Explore over 100 free events, activities and workshops at libraries across the region this Matariki.

Arts 13 Feb 2019

Tune into nature at Shifting Atmospheres

A new art project, Shifting Atmospheres, allows visitors to explore Waharau Regional Park through recorded sounds.