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."

Hedda ten Holder

Hedda ten Holder

The Architecture of Auckland Art Gallery

Architect Richard Francis-Jones explains the importance of local materials at Auckland Art Gallery, which was crowned World Building of the Year at World Architecture Festival 2013

Rooms

Capacities

Venue / room capacity
theatreTheatre
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
CocktailCocktail
boardroomBoardroom
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
160
130
250
16
Lower Grey Gallery
Size: 220m²
Ceiling height:
theatreTheatre
80
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
80
CocktailCocktail
120
boardroomBoardroom
Size
220m²
Ceiling height
Mackelvie Gallery
Size: 270m²
Ceiling height:
theatreTheatre
100
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
110
CocktailCocktail
120
boardroomBoardroom
Size
270m²
Ceiling height
Boardroom
Size: 50m²
Ceiling height:
theatreTheatre
30
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
CocktailCocktail
boardroomBoardroom
16
Size
50m²
Ceiling height
East Terrace
Size: 325m²
Ceiling height:
theatreTheatre
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
CocktailCocktail
250
boardroomBoardroom
Size
325m²
Ceiling height
North Atrium
Size: 243m²
Ceiling height:
theatreTheatre
150
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
CocktailCocktail
boardroomBoardroom
Size
243m²
Ceiling height
Auditorium
Size: 147m²
Ceiling height:
theatreTheatre
160
classroomClassroom
u-shapeU-Shape
cabaretCabaret
Banquet (dancefloor)Banquet
130
CocktailCocktail
250
boardroomBoardroom
Size
147m²
Ceiling height

Location

Location

The Auckland Art Gallery is located on the corner of Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, near Albert Park in Auckland’s CBD. It is a 15-minute walk or a short bus ride from Britomart Transport Centre, and a 30-minute drive from the Auckland Airport.

Getting Here

Plan your public transport journey here, and allow extra travel time for traffic delays due to the City Rail Link project.  The closest car parks to Auckland Art Gallery are the Victoria Street or The Civic Car Park. A mobility parking bay is located on Kitchener Street. Check on CBD car park availability using the AT real-time parking app.

Parking Map

 

Accommodation

Accomodation Map

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.