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.
Supporting our vibrant arts and culture sector
Auckland Council’s Parks, Arts, Community and Events Committee has approved 28 applications for grants totalling $422,546 through round one of the 2022/2023 Regional Arts and Culture grants programme.
Preserving heritage for the future
A programme of work to strengthen the Studio One Toi Tū buildings is set to get underway in October.
A Bee Story – EcoFest
This instantly enchanting show is an enlightening modern-day message on environmentalism, sustainability and community spirit.
Read With The Poets at New Lynn Library
Celebrate with the Titirangi Poets as they launch their sumptuous new anthology: From The Fringe Of Heaven.
Night Flight – EcoFest
This performance is a walking adventure at night on uneven and steep (ish) terrain (bush tracks).
DROP-IN CERAMICS STUDIO
This weekly drop-in session is ideal for practitioners requiring studio space to work on their own projects or practice.
Contemporary Conversations – The Chartwell Show
Join our weekly 30-minute guided conversations with a volunteer guide to learn more about the contemporary artworks on display.
Birkenhead Repair Cafe - EcoFest
Please bring anything you need to be fixed to your broken item, such as a new zip or plug attachment.
He Wai – EcoFest
This performance includes folk, soul, haka, and jazz elements to bring audiences of all ages together to celebrate the natural world surrounding us.