Introduction

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki 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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"We were left speechless the first time we set foot in the Art Gallery, an absolutely breathtaking venue."

Michael & Amanda Wallis

Michael & Amanda Wallis

Rooms

Capacities

Venue / room capacity
TheatreTheatre
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
CocktailCocktail
BoardroomBoardroom
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki
100
110
250
16
Lower Grey Gallery
Size: 220m²
Ceiling height:
TheatreTheatre
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
80
CocktailCocktail
130
BoardroomBoardroom
Size
220m²
Ceiling height
Mackelvie Gallery
Size: 270m²
Ceiling height:
TheatreTheatre
100
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
110
CocktailCocktail
180
BoardroomBoardroom
Size
270m²
Ceiling height
Boardroom
Size: 50m²
Ceiling height:
TheatreTheatre
30
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
CocktailCocktail
BoardroomBoardroom
16
Size
50m²
Ceiling height
East Terrace
Size: 325m²
Ceiling height:
TheatreTheatre
ClassroomClassroom
U ShapeU-Shape
CabaretCabaret
BanquetBanquet
CocktailCocktail
250
BoardroomBoardroom
Size
325m²
Ceiling height

Location

Location

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.

Accommodation

This venue is located in central Auckland and has a large range of accommodation options in close proximity including Grand Millennium, Heritage Auckland and CityLife Auckland.