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.
Tangata Moana: Tātou tātou e
Māori and Pasifika artists from Māpura Studios share individual responses and experiences in response to the theme of social cohesion
Auckland Festival of Photography
Enjoy NZ's premium international photographic festival.
Kumeu in Focus Exhibition
The exhibition will feature a retrospective by the Kumeu Photography Group, celebrating their 10th year with a selection of their favourite images.
'A Migrant's Path' Exhibition
This is a must-see exhibition of portraiture, essays, oral recordings, and video.
Manurewa Guided Walks
Get introduced to safe walking routes through the community and gentle nature paths to enjoy with loved ones.
Kinky Boots - The Musical
Filled with glitter, glam, and a whole lot of soul, Kinky Boots invites you to feel the joy all over again!
Tea & Tales
Join library staff as we read stories, watch movie clips, listen to podcast episodes and chat about them.
'When the smoke clears' Exhibition
This exhibition features works from the Manurewa Potters Club made by glazed raku firings, created with high temperatures, and unglazed pit firings.