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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Founded in 1888, it remains New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience, with a collection numbering over 15,000 works.

Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings.

Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city.

The Gallery also offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme.

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Postal address iconPO Box 5449, Auckland 1141
Telephone number icon09 379 1349
Web address iconhttp://www.aucklandartgallery.com
Email address iconhello@aucklandartgallery.com
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Visitor Information
Physical address iconCnr Kitchener/Wellesley St, Central Auckland, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 10am-5pm
Charges iconFree entry (charges for special exhibitions)

Wheelchair accessCafeReference LibraryShopFunction SpaceGuided TourPublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets
Join a Tour where friendly and knowledgeable guides will lead you on a fascinating journey through the art, artists, stories and histories that make up the Gallery. English-language tours run daily, Mandarin-language tours run Thursday-Sunday. Adults $10, Children 12 and under are free. Brimming with locally made, innovatively designed and exclusive items, the Auckland Art Gallery shop is the perfect place to seek out a gift for that hard-to-please friend or to find something to brighten your own home.


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The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

From the private collection of the eminent Corsini family in Florence, Italy, comes this fascinating exhibition featuring Renaissance and Baroque painting by artists such as Botticelli, Andrea del Sarto, Caravaggio and ...

Region:Auckland CBD


A ‘friendraiser’ for Auckland Art Gallery, Kaleidoscope is an exclusive night-time event for forward-thinking, like-minded individuals who value Auckland’s visual culture and want to play a part in the Gallery’s ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 22-Nov-2017

Doc Edge Presents: The Sound of Her Guitar

New Zealand 2016 Director: Bill Morris Donna Dean is one of New Zealand’s most respected songwriters — twice winner of New Zealand Country Music Album of the Year — an artist who has recorded and toured all ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 25-Nov-2017

A Hip Hop Renaissance: The Corsini Collection Open Lates

Perhaps not the chamber music you’d expect to accompany Auckland Art Gallery’s latest exhibition ‘The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence’, the live entertainment for this series of Open Lates ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 05-Dec-2017

Music Encounter: Players from NZ Barok

A quartet of musicians from NZ Barok will play a selection of chamber works by Haydn, Mozart and Boccherini. Pick up our new subscription brochure while engaging with the art and be the first to find out NZ Barok's ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 16-Dec-2017

Four Season Fragrance Series

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” — HENRY DAVID THOREAU Welcome to the Four Seasons Fragrance Series ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 09-Feb-2018, 12-May-2018, 24-Aug-2018, 09-Nov-2018


The immersive 13-screen film installation 'Manifesto' by German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artist manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the ...

Region:Auckland CBD
Dates: 23-Feb-2018

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