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.
Creative Market at Nathan Homestead Pukepuke
Join us in celebrating and supporting our local creatives as you shop for unique pieces lovingly made for you to enjoy.
Exhibition Closing: Papakura Now
Meet the talented artist's Jun Angeles, Keciano and Zena Nisha, and enjoy delicious kai.
Come and join us for all day craft making at Whangaparāoa Library!
Pacific Dance OnScreen
Come with friends and whānau to enjoy a selection of films in one place and be swept up in the rhythms of the Pacific Dance Festival.
Make Days at the Maritime
Master the art of miniatures and make a magical maritime diorama in a matchbox.
Resistance - Ans Westra
Ans Westra pioneered documentary photography and was one of the first women to work in this area in Aotearoa.
Weekend Wheel Workout
Join Humphrey to learn about clay, how to throw bowls and cylinders on the wheel, and how to trim, decorate and glaze your work.