For Late Night Art, the Ellen Melville Centre will be open for all to enjoy. Join us for a program of entertainment, art workshops and market. Make your way to this little cultural haven for a good spot to take in all on offer or just rest and chat before moving on to take in more of the vibrant atmosphere of Late Night Art in the heart of the city.

Illustration Mini Market | Helen Clark Foyer | 5pm-9pm 

Shop illustrations from local designers in this fun pop-up market for Late Night Art! Curated by Rebecca Ter Bong, this market was a hit last year. Head in and browse limited prints, stickers, cards and printed merch and meet the artists behind the works.

Meet the Artists | Marilyn Waring Room | 6-11 Oct, 10am-3pm, 12 Oct, 10am-9pm

A selection of renowned Auckland based artists, including Vjekoslav Nemesh and Liam Downes will be working on their latest inspirations ‘live' at their easels. The artists will be on hand to answer your queries and to share tips and techniques. Plus, a small collection of works will be on display and available for sale.

Print Making Workshop | Betty Wark Room | 5pm - 9pm

Jessie Kanji is a multi-disciplinary Auckland based Indian artist. Through printmaking, Jessie depicts her experiences with the cultures of Warli, Huichol, and Latin-American people. Join her for a printing workshop, where you can learn the art of textile printing using the ancient craft of silk-screen printing. Feel free to bring a garment to be hand-printed on the day with Jessie - fabrics with a smooth texture are suitable. There will also be fabric available on the day to work with or turn into clothing.

Waste to Wonder Workshop | Paddy Walker Room | 5pm-9pm 

Born in 2021, Sur-Collective is a group of 6 Latina artists whose work covers a range of disciplines including, photography, sculpture and textile art. During Late Night Art Week Sur-Collective's space activation ‘Waste to Wonder’ will create a scenario where participants can upcycle old garments, leftover yarn and forgotten threads into beautiful wall ornaments, mini sculptures, jewellery pieces or fridge magnets.

Late Night Art Market | Ellen Melville Centre Pioneer Women's Hall | 5pm-9pm 

Featuring 22 local artists, this market is a colourfull collection of mixed media art, prints, sculpture, ceremics, and all the wild mediums that are created between.

Part of ArtWeek in the city centre 2023. 

Art in the City 2022 - Illustration Mini Mart
Late night art market
Late night art

Park for $2 per hour, to a maximum of $10 on evenings and weekends at the Victoria St car park. Find out more.

Last updated: 21 August 2020