Arts and Culture

From gallery exhibitions, to public art installations and theatre performances, you’ll be impressed and inspired by Auckland’s central city arts scene.

Auckland's Civic Theatre
Editor's Pick:The Civic
The Civic is an Auckland landmark and is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres in the world.
Hearts of the City
Editorial:Hearts of the City
Diverse and colourful artworks in the shape of a heart are being created...
Art Art Gallery
Editor's Pick:Auckland Art Gallery
History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, home to a series of permanent collections as well as...
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  • My Art Time
    My Art Time

    My Art Time is a new, free, kids-focused weekend event where you can get hands on with art...

  • Yorrick at Auckland Philarmonia Orchestra APO
    Lovebite #35 Number One Fan

    Yorrick the guide dog is the Auckland Philharmonia's biggest fan.

  • Mid-City Thinking

    One of the two murals commissioned by Heart of the City for Artweek, Mid-City Thinking is a...

  • Auckland Philarmonia Orchestra APO

    The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is New Zealand’s full-time professional Metropolitan orchestra...

  • Silo Park Tanks

    Check out our larger than life art installation by artist Askew One, with quotes from C.K. Stead’s...

  • ASB Waterfront Theatre

    A state-of-the-art theatre in Wynyard Quarter

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    Victoria Park Market

    Home to incredible restaurants, stores and events.

  • Lovebite #31 Free Films

    Watch free arthouse films at this hidden city cinema.

  • School of Rock The Musical
    School of Rock

    New Zealand, get ready to rock.  Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit Broadway Musical School of Rock is...

  • St Paul St. Gallery
    St Paul St. Gallery

    ST PAUL St is a suite of purpose built galleries and project spaces run by the School of Art and...

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    Central City Library

    The Auckland Central City library has an extensive collection of fiction, non-fiction, magazines...

  • Tuning Fork
    Tuning Fork

    Tuning Fork is Spark Arena's baby venue where you can enjoy the musical stylings of a star in an...

  • World Press Photo Exhibition
    Lovebite #45 World Class

    This photography exhibition had 5962 entries worldwide.

  • New Zealand International Film Festival NZIFF
    Lovebite #27 Silver Screen

    This film festival dates all the way back to 1969.