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 InSight photographers experimented with photographic processes, techniques, and subject matter to develop their own visual language.
Ufuoma Essi: Is My Living in Vain
The film emerges from an ongoing exploration into the histories of performance across the Black Atlantic.
Artists on Artists Exhibition
Like links in a chain, follow the artworks around the exhibition to see how each artist has painted, photographed, and created another artist's work.
Africa Month 2023
Celebrate the cultural heritage of Africans and Black people in Aotearoa.
Exhibition: Papakura Now
This exhibition focuses on three emerging Papakura-based artists and their individual practices.
Drawing for Beginners Course
Learn essential concepts, including shape, proportion, tone, composition, perspective, and different sketching techniques.
Painting for Beginners
Learn the basics of painting: sketch, shape, tone, composition, measuring proportions, colour mixing, and more.
Watercolour Painting for Beginners
You will be introduced to watercolour and the main techniques of this lovely water-based medium.