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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

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Address: Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland 2004, New Zealand
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+64 9-307 7700
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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual...

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is New Zealand’s most compelling visual arts experience. Enter between majestic kauri (native tree) columns to explore four floors of exhibitions, seven centuries of art and one of Auckland’s most iconic buildings. Experience world-class touring exhibitions, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and atmosphere of traditional and contemporary international works and discover the largest permanent collection of New Zealand art right in the heart of Auckland city. The Gallery offers a lively calendar of talks, performances, film screenings and children's activities to complement its exhibition programme. Please visit our website to see what’s on. Open daily 10am-5pm (except Christmas Day) Free entry (charges may apply to special exhibitions).

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Great collection of paintings, sculptural works and culture of New Zealand. The Art Gallery is just near Sky Tower and Aotea Square which was just blocks away from hotels... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great collection of paintings, sculptural works and culture of New Zealand. The Art Gallery is just near Sky Tower and Aotea Square which was just blocks away from hotels particularly YMCA Hostel where we stayed last Christmas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I enjoyed both the venue for the gallery and the art. There were many different types of architecture integrated into the gallery. Their collection is somewhat small (we were there for a little over an hour). They had a Monet painting that was quite unique of the bridge over the pond of water lillies. I also liked the videos of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Maori portrait exhibition was on show whilst we were there. The portraits were magnificent as was the more contempory artwork. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really enjoy art galleries, but they can usually only hold my attention for about a half day. The Auckland Art Gallery only takes a half day to do a thorough look through so it was perfect for me. The range of exhibits they had was really impressive for a relatively small gallery. I also found that the gallery depicted... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great building with old & new elements house the collection in the very beautiful Albert park. Its not huge & doesn't take long for a quick gallop around. Entry is free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful architecture to start with - impressive wooden ceiling boards. Well organised museum with lots of knowledgeable staff. Various exhibitions intermingling, affecting all of your senses. Spend at least 2 to 3 hours here. It's free, anyway.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first full day in NZ and we loved this gallery for it's contemporary feel and the overall environment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gottfried Lindauer's exhibition of Maori portraits is very powerful. Well worth the visit.Nice little cafe too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a great start to explore Auckland, was there also to participate on Lee Mingwei art installation, beautiful collection and great knowledge from the staffs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The new building is nice to see. The Maori paintings are absolutly a must. There are also other expositions

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