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.
World of Cultures - Nathan Homestead
Learn about the people, witness the traditions, enjoy the performances and much more.
Kids Tongan Ngatu (Tapa Cloth) Workshop
Kids can learn about Tongan Ngatu (Tapa Cloth) using a similar process to Ngatu making using paper, crayons, and Indian ink.
Light Abounds: Paint & Sip Sessions
Pick out a date, invite your friends, grab a free cocktail and create your own painting, guided by artist and tutor Abbey Lyman.
Come and join us for all day craft making at Whangaparāoa Library!
Come to CultureFest to experience more than 60 communities celebrating their unique culture in one place, on one day.
World of Cultures 2023: Dance Kuchipudi with us
Try your hand (and feet) to learn some basic Kuchipudi steps.
Weaving The Whau
Try your hand at weaving on a Big Loom and recycle your old textiles at the library!
The Reading Revolution
Meet new people, make new friends & get more out of your reading.