Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

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An inspirational backdrop for memorable events

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.

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Please note:
All capacities indicated below ​are a guideline only and are based on the maximum use of the space available for standard setups.
They may be reduced by staging, technical equipment, dance floors, type of menu being served or entertainment.

Rooms within this venue

North Atrium

Capacity 150 - 250 Size 240m2

200

Theatre

200

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Classroom

-

150

Banquet

150

250

Cocktail

250

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Exhibition

-

240

Size

240m2

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North Atrium

Celebrate under the Kauri canopy of the North Atrium and take advantage of the dramatic proportions of this beautiful 240m2 space.

Mackelvie Gallery

Capacity 100 - 120 Size 168m2

100

Theatre

100

-

Classroom

-

110

Banquet

110

120

Cocktail

120

-

Exhibition

-

168

Size

168m2

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Mackelvie Gallery

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

100

Theatre

100

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Classroom

-

100

Banquet

100

120

Cocktail

120

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Exhibition

-

150

Size

150m2

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Lower Grey Gallery

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.

East Terrace

Capacity 300 - 300 Size 325m2

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Theatre

-

-

Classroom

-

-

Banquet

-

300

Cocktail

300

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Exhibition

-

325

Size

325m2

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East Terrace

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.

Auditorium

Capacity 150 - 150 Size 147m2

150

Theatre

150

-

Classroom

-

-

Banquet

-

-

Cocktail

-

-

Exhibition

-

147

Size

147m2

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Auditorium

The purpose-built auditorium is equipped to facilitate high-quality presentations.

Boardroom

Capacity 30 - 30 Size 50m2

30

Theatre

30

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Classroom

-

-

Banquet

-

-

Cocktail

-

-

Exhibition

-

50

Size

50m2

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Boardroom

The Gallery's boardroom accommodates up to 30 attendees for presentations, meetings and round-table forums.

Location

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.

Parking

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.

Show parking

Accommodation

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.

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