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.
You will learn binding and lashing techniques that will help you complete your mini-masterpiece.
Puketāpapa Manu Aute Kite Day 2023
Bring your own kite to fly, or watch some of the large-scale kites on display.
Kia Ora Shorts 2023
Join us as we embark on the waka of Wairoa Māori Film Festival and journey into Tikanga Māori, recognising whanaungtanga.
Marama Matariki Pounamu
In this one-day workshop, Maha will introduce participants to new skill sets.
East Coast Bays Writers Saturday Workshops
Come along for a writers workshop if you have interest in memoir, short fiction and poetry.
Come From Away – The Broadway Musical
This ground-breaking musical tells a remarkable real-life story of the kindness and spirit of humanity that ensued in the face of crisis.
Auckland Town Hall Tours
Join our knowledgeable guides for an intimate tour that invites you to step back in time and discover the colourful history.
Last Night of the Proms
This show will showcase classics such as “Jerusalem”, “Land of Hope and Glory”, and “Rule Britannia”, plus many other patriotic, comic and classical favourites.