Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki is home to New Zealand's most extensive and highly regarded collection of art with more than 15,000 works from national and international artists.
The gallery is one of the newest and oldest event venues in the city. The main gallery sits in a New Zealand Historic Places Trust category one building which was first opened in 1887. A multi-million dollar restoration and expansion project, was completed in 2011 and has transformed the gallery into one of Auckland's most desirable venues. In 2013, the gallery won the prestigious title of 'World Building of the Year' at the World Architecture Festival.
Impress your guests from the outset as they walk through the majestic Kauri columns of the main entrance into sophisticated event spaces.
Whether a product launch, awards ceremony, cocktail function, wedding or gala dinner, Auckland Art Gallery has a space to transform your event into a masterpiece.To see inside the Auckland Art Gallery - Click here.
Size ( m2 )
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
Capacity 150 - 250 Size 240m2
Celebrate under the Kauri canopy of the North Atrium and take advantage of the dramatic proportions of this beautiful 240m2 space.
Capacity 100 - 120 Size 168m2
Discover the grand proportions of the 19th-century Mackelvie Gallery, as you celebrate among the splendour of this recently restored space.
Lower Grey Gallery
Capacity 100 - 120 Size 150m2
Introduce your guests to the Lower Grey Gallery, located in the original heritage building, characterised by decorative columns, a corniced ceiling and pale wooden floors.
Capacity 300 - 300 Size 325m2
The East Terrace offers an expanse of open space that looks out from the Gallery's rooftop through ancient pōhutukawa trees to the lawns and band rotunda in Albert Park.
Capacity 150 - 150 Size 147m2
The purpose-built auditorium is equipped to facilitate high-quality presentations.
Capacity 30 - 30 Size 50m2
The Gallery's boardroom accommodates up to 30 attendees for presentations, meetings and round-table forums.
Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland
Auckland Art Gallery is located on the corner of Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, just behind Queen Street, towards Albert Park in Auckland’s CBD. The venue is a short 15 minute walk from Britomart Transport Centre. There are also regular bus services that run up and down Queen Street. Auckland Art Gallery is positioned close to a wide selection of accommodation and is surrounded by a multitude of dining and entertainment options.
The closest car park buildings to the Auckland Art Gallery are the Victoria Street or The Civic car parks.
A mobility parking bay is located on Kitchener Street and disabled parking is also available at the car parks mentioned above.
This venue is located in Central Auckland and has a large range of accommodation options in close proximity. We have preferential rates with a range of hotels including Rendezvous Hotel Auckland, Heritage Auckland and CityLife Auckland.