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 Reading Revolution
Meet new people, make new friends & get more out of your reading.
Sunday Book Chat
Join this friendly group to discuss all genres over tea or coffee.
Art in the City: Call for artist proposals
Heart of the City is calling for artist proposals for temporary public art.
Orewa Twilight Mid Winter Christmas Market
Food trucks, live music, crafters, creators & great vibe to warm your bones!
Family Kite Making - Manu Aute
The ReCreators are on a mission to teach people how to turn waste into value, saving money and the planet at the same time with creative design thinking.
This inspiring show includes all of your favourite characters and songs and more.
Orewa Artisan Market
Come along, and browse the stalls; you will find something unique, something for yourself or a gift for someone else.
Free Organ Concert Series
Head to the Auckland Town Hall for performances on the iconic Auckland Town Hall Organ on selected Sundays.