Between October 6-15, the city centre will transform into a canvas for ArtWeek in the City Centre, with over 50 installations, exhibitions, guided walks, murals, performances and more.
With so much happening, it can be hard to pick what to do, so we’ve rounded up our top picks for Art in the City. So, grab your mates and explore the city centre’s art scene, one piece at a time.
Four New Zealand artists have created incredible large-scale installations in laneways throughout the city centre. Each piece nods to the unique heritage of its location, how the space is used and the changing nature of urban environments.
A firm favourite amongst art lovers, the vibrant Late Night Art returns to the High Street district on Thursday, October 12 between 5 pm and 9 pm.
Explore a magical light installation in Khartoum Place, have a boogie with world-renowned DJs, browse the wares of local artists at the Late Night Art Market and check out the Urban Art Village.
Discover the artworks that can be found in the city centre’s streets, laneways and squares. Your guides will help you see the city centre in a whole new light. There are nine of these free walks, with limited spaces available. See what's on offer and make a booking here.
Tucked away in corporate towers, academic institutions and public buildings across the city centre is some seriously sumptuous art. Unlocked Collections is a unique opportunity to be guided around these hidden gems to discover rarely seen pieces from collections at Park Hyatt, the University of Auckland, Auckland Council, The Aotea Centre, Russel McVeagh, and four inner city galleries. Check them out, and book in for a tour, here.