Funding supports regional arts and culture and community wellbeing
Auckland Council’s Planning, Environment and Parks Committee has approved 37 applications for grants totalling $661,130 through the Regional Arts and Culture grants programme and Ngā Hapori Momoho/Thriving Communities grants programme.
Get creative and give pottery a spin
Keen to get your hands dirty and try something new? Sign up for a pottery class at your local arts centre.
Experience Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki / Auckland Arts Festival for free
There’s truly something for everyone at AAF 2023, with nearly 120 ticketed events ranging from music, dance, theatre, visual arts, cabaret, circus and more.
10 creative spaces for art lovers to visit in Auckland
Tāmaki Makaurau is a haven for art lovers, and there are galleries all over the region where you can attend free exhibitions, sign up for art classes and attend fun events. Here are 10 creative spaces to check out.
Explore outdoor art trails
Public art in Auckland city celebrates the creativity of local artists and the diversity of Tāmaki Makaurau. Plan your own personal art pilgrimage or check out these outstanding pieces of public art that show different faces of the city.
Explore art in the open air with a geo-location tool to guide you
Plan your own personal art tour at He Kohinga Toi and discover our city through a new lens this summer.
Waiheke initiatives get helping hand from board
Take a look at just a few key examples from around Waiheke that will be getting a financial boost thanks to Waiheke Local Board’s latest local and multiboard grants round.
Kaipātiki welcomes playful public art piece
North Shore locals celebrated the installation of a long-awaited public art piece in Glenfield’s Oruamo Domain this November thanks to Kaipātiki Local board and the Kaipātiki Public Arts Trust.
The Mind’s Rubik’s Cube
Check out Māpura studios’s exhibition in the main gallery.
Monthly Book Chat
Join our friendly monthly book chat group on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
Eye on Nature Wearable Arts Fashion Show 2023
Witness the talent of Auckland's most promising young designers and master up-cyclers as their creations grace the catwalk.
CATS has been presented in over 30 countries, translated into 15 languages, and seen by more than 73 million people worldwide.
Embroidery with Jo Dixey
Make your own tiny "woolie" using a collection of embroidery stitches.
Māori Performing Arts Open Day
Learn about Te Kura Maninirau, meet the kaiako, see what the classes will be like and enrol for term 3.
Matariki Festival @Bayswater School
The festival includes kapa haka, food trucks, drinks, markets, lights, games, rides, and the famous bonfire not to be missed.