• News

    Eight Boulders Have Landed on Federal Street As Part of the Public Artwork 'Lost and Found' 

    This new piece of public art weighs more than eight tonnes and is made with materials thought to be millions of years old.

  • News

    Save the Date: Auckland Arts Festival Is Hosting 200 Eclectic Experiences This March

    The 18 day festival will feature 200 performances from all over the world.

  • News

    Auckland Art Gallery's Stunning New Exhibition Focuses on World-Renowned Couture Designer Guo Pei

    Guo Pei's masterpieces have been worn by celebrities around the world — and now they're in Auckland, ready and waiting to be adored.

  • News

    Marvel's Huge New Exhibition Celebrates the Company's 85-Year History — and It's World-Premiering in NZ

    If you want to check out 'Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Exhibition', you'll need to head to Wellington.

  • News

    Auckland's ArtWeek in the City Centre Is Returning for 2023 with Ten Days Filled with 50-Plus Events

    Whether you're into paintings, photographs or K-pop — or wandering around galleries after dark — there's plenty of art adventures to choose from on this packed lineup.

  • News

    Australia's Museum of Underwater Art Off Townsville Just Scored an Impressive New Snorkel Trail

    Located on the John Brewer Reef, 'Ocean Sentinels' features eight sculptures modelled after marine scientists and conservationists.

Latest Guides
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    Bruce Munro's New 'Light-Towers' Installation Is Now Dazzling the Northern Territory's Kings Canyon

    The 'Field of Light' artist has added another glowing sight to Australia's Red Centre, this time featuring 69 two-metre towers.

  • News

    Don't Miss This Dark Mofo Tickets and Accommodation Package You Can Book Right Now

    The deal includes a two-night stay in Hobart, a double pass to the Winter Feast and Night Mass events as well as entry to Mona — with return transfers in the ferry's Posh Pit.

  • News

    The Art Gallery of NSW's Sydney Modern Project Has Arrived with Immersive Installations and Water Views

    This new Sydney art gallery spans four floors, boasts works from Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami, and has been called New South Wales' "most significant cultural build since the Opera House".

  • News

    A Huge Art Exhibition From the Tate with Works by Claude Monet and Yayoi Kusama Is Coming to New Zealand

    Displaying at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 'Light from Tate: 1700s to Now' will feature more than 70 works from the UK gallery, dating back to the 18th century.

  • News

    Now Running: Have a Peek Inside Street Art Legend Rone's Most Expansive Exhibition Yet

    'Time' is the artist's most expansive beauty-meets-decay masterpiece to date, now open in the Flinders Street Ballroom.

  • News

    A Giant Exhibition of Frida Kahlo and Diego Reviera's Works Is Opening at Auckland Art Gallery This Spring

    The exciting exhibition of one of modern art's most recognisable figures arrives in Auckland this spring — and Auckland Art Gallery is throwing a series of parties to celebrate.

Latest Places
  • Restaurant

    This That

    57 Lorne St , Auckland City

    A glimmer of hope for what the rest of Lorne Street could soon become.

  • News

    Art in the City Will Fill Auckland's CBD with a Series of Colourful Exhibitions and Installations This Spring

    Ten exciting art-filled days are set to bring some life back into the city entre.

  • News

    Webb's Auction House Is Launching Its New Wellington Gallery With a Mammoth Exhibition of Local Art

    You don't have to be in the market to purchase to enjoy the auction house's new gallery space — art enthusiasts are encouraged to pop by.

  • News

    A New Fountain Installation in Wellington Will Project a Giant Hologram of Your Face Over the Waterfront

    Head down to a booth in Oriental Parade and take a live-stream video of your face, then watch it be projected onto the water 16 metres in the air above the iconic Carter Fountain.

  • News

    A Major Exhibition of Ancient Greek Treasures Is Finally Coming to Auckland After a Two-Year Delay

    This huge-scale international exhibition finally arrives in Tāmaki Makaurau this winter.

  • News

    Blak Douglas' Portrait of Artist Karla Dickens in the Lismore Floods Has Won the 2022 Archibald Prize

    Blak Douglas is the first NSW First Nations artist to win the Archibald with a painting of a NSW First Nations artist.

  • News

    2022's Archibald Prize Finalists Are Here — and a Taika Waititi Portrait Won the Packing Room Prize

    Fifty-two portraits have been shortlisted for this year's prestigious prize, with the winner announced on May 13.

Latest Events
  • Event

    MaXXXine

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    Mia Goth mesmerises again in this follow-up to 'X' and 'Pearl', which is the stylish, witty and gory 80s-set third effort that this horror franchise firmly deserves.

  • Event

    The Bikeriders

    Thursday, July 4 - Wednesday, July 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    Austin Butler, Jodie Comer and Tom Hardy rev up this intimate and absorbing biker saga, which draws from a 60s photojournalism book of the same name.

  • Event

    A Quiet Place: Day One

    Thursday, June 27 - Wednesday, July 17, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    The always-excellent Lupita Nyong'o and 'Pig' writer/director Michael Sarnoski take this hit horror franchise back to the alien invasion's beginning in a thoughtful Big Apple-set spinoff.

  • Event

    Inside Out 2

    Thursday, June 27 - Wednesday, July 24, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    Amy Poehler still brings joy in this nine-years-later sequel to one of Pixar's best films, which proves as emotionally intelligent as its predecessor.

  • Event

    The Taste of Things

    Thursday, June 27 - Wednesday, July 17, 2024

    Various cinemas in Auckland, Auckland

    This Oscar-shortlisted, Cannes Best Director-winning French delight simmers up a 19th-century romance between a cook and a gourmand.

  • News

    Elemental AKL's First Lineup of Events, Dining Experiences and Exhibitions in July Has Been Unveiled

    A stacked lineup of free and ticketed events will take place in eateries, bars, theatres, stadiums and public spaces across Tāmaki Makaurau this winter.

  • News

    A Breathtaking Multimedia Exhibition of Salvador Dali's Work Is Coming to New Zealand This Year

    From the team who bought you the ultra-successful 'Van Gogh Alive', this new multimedia exhibit is set to take you on a journey through the life of one of the world's most prolific surrealist artists.

  • News

    Four Adorable Larger-Than-Life Origami Animals Have Taken Up Residence Outside Te Papa

    Local artist Ben Pearce created the sculptures to lift the spirits of locals and "make people smile" after a particularly tough couple of years.

  • News

    Interactive Outdoor Art Exhibit 'Kura Moana' Is Arriving on Wellington's Waterfront This Month

    Lace up your sneakers and hit the waterfront to discover each of the six interactive sculptures and experiences from artist Lisa Reihana.

  • News

    'Everything' Is Fiona Jack's New 110 Metre-Long Light Show Lighting Up Auckland's CBD

    25 years after 'Nothing' took over billboards around Auckland's CBD, Fiona Jack is back with her biggest art exhibition yet.

  • News

    Wellington's Beloved Fringe Festival Will Still Go Ahead at Red Light

    Festival organisers say they deliberately capped the first run of ticket sales to prepare for any traffic light changes.

  • News

    Auckland's Much-Loved Lantern Festival Has Once Again Been Cancelled Due to COVID-19

    It's the third year in a row organisers have had to pull the plug on the city's largest cultural event.

  • News

    Auckland's Much-Loved Lantern Festival Is Returning Next Month

    After two years of disappointing cancellations, the city's largest cultural festival is making it's long-awaited return.

  • Guide

    The Best Things to Do Around Auckland in January

    Take advantage of the quiet city and long summer days to enjoy events, exhibitions, theatre, markets and some great films.

  • News

    The Full Lineup for 2022's Wellington Fringe Festival Has Just Dropped

    The 32nd year of the arts, culture and comedy festival is set to be the biggest one yet.

  • News

    'Destination Mars' Is the New Interactive Space Exhibit Coming to Wellington This Year

    It's 2034, you're on an international space station and it's up to you to save the day.

  • News

    Tent Festival Will See Art 'Camping' in Stores and Windows Across New Zealand This Weekend

    26 galleries and over 100 artists will be showing over 400 artworks over the next four days.

  • News

    Alter State Is Arts Centre Melbourne's New Disability Arts Festival Debuting This Year

    Celebrating artists from Australia and New Zealand, it'll kick off with a launch event this November followed by a full festival program next year.

  • News

    Auckland's Elemental AKL Festival Has Announced Its First Lineup of Events and Experiences for 2021

    This year free and ticketed events will take place in eateries, bars, theatres, stadiums and public spaces across Tāmaki Makaurau.

  • News

    Hawke's Bay's Roaming Light and Fire Experience Is Returning for Nine Nights

    The interactive walking experience will see animation, augmented reality, projection mapping and roaming performance art dotted across two kilometres.

  • News

    The First Three Installations Have Been Revealed for Sydney's Huge Festival of Light, Music and Ideas

    Including a floating walkway surrounded by 200 bubble-like spheres and a three-dimensional projection.

  • News

    Five Artists Creating Powerful Contemporary Works in Auckland

    Delve into the spectacular world of contemporary Kiwi art.

  • News

    Five Offbeat Auckland Bars Perfect for a Last-Minute Catch-Up

    Spice up your evening at a 1930s-inspired piano bar, a gothic rock and roll venue or a weekend hotspot.

  • News

    Four Events to Help Inspire Your Creative Side in Auckland

    Make this year about embracing new experiences and out-of-the-box adventures.

  • Guide

    Seven Immersive and Impressive Art Exhibitions to Visit Around New Zealand This Autumn

    From immersive moving Van Gogh artworks to two-storey labyrinths of black wool, here's where you can get your art fix around the country.

  • News

    This Gallery Is Bringing the Paintings of Mysterious Swedish Artist Hilma af Klint to New Zealand

    The exhibition will feature more than 100 paintings, including colourful works that stand more than three metres tall.

  • News

    Extremely Photogenic Pop-Up 'Happy Place' Is Coming to Auckland

    The "world's most Instagrammable exhibit" is bringing its confetti dome, ball pit and room filled with 40,000 gold flowers to NZ.

  • News

    Teamlab's New 'Sakura Bombing Home' Artwork Will Fill Your TV Screen with Cherry Blossoms

    Travelling to Japan is off the cards at the moment — but you can watch and participate in this kaleidoscopic project at home.

  • News

    Auckland Art Gallery Has Announced a Jam-Packed Exhibition Lineup for Autumn and Winter

    Running from May to September, it will showcase some of the greatest contemporary artists of our era.

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