14 - 19 Oct 2019

Discover the incredible art that is usually hidden away behind closed doors, or in areas you have not noticed in the city’s corporate towers, institutions and public buildings.

Wallace Arts Trust Collection at Auckland Council
Experience a taste of the prolific Wallace Arts Trust Collection, demonstrating the cultural and geographic diversity of Auckland with works by Glenn Jowitt, Emily Karaka and more.
Monday 14 October, 5.30pm – 7pm & Tuesday 15 October, 12 – 1.30pm

Spark Art Trust Collection
Among its many roles, one of Spark’s least know is that of Art Collector. Former Chief Executive Rod Dean is crediting with being the driving force behind the collection which he began putting together in the 1990s and features artists including Ralph Hotere, Rita Angus & Brent Wong.
Wednesday 16 October, 5.30 – 7pm & Friday 19 October, 12 – 1.30pm

BNZ Art Collection
More than 350 paintings, prints and photographs make up the BNZ Art Collection. See a selection encompassing works by artists including Gretchen Albrecht, Gordon Walters and Colin McCahon.
Tuesday 15 October, 12 – 1.30pm (JUST ADDED!) & 5.30 – 7pm (Late Night Art) & Wednesday 16 October, 12 – 1.30pm 

ANZ Centre & NZICC
Curator Paul Baragwanath will introduce you to the large-scale works in the ANZ Centre foyer, including pieces by Winston Roeth and Peata Larkin, before moving on to the New Zealand International Convention Centre to view the Sara Hughes’ glass art work covering the exterior top of the building.
Friday 18 October, 5.30 – 7pm

University of Auckland Business School Art Tour
On this tour, we will look at approximately 10 works from the University of Auckland Art Collection located in the Owen G Glenn Business School and discuss art and taonga by Lisa Reihana, Buck Nin, Wikuki Kingi (Pou Kapua Creations), Simon Denny and others.
Monday 14 October 12 – 1.30pm & Thursday 17 October 5.30 – 7pm

University of Auckland Science Centre Art Tour
On this tour, we will look at approximately 10 works from the University of Auckland Art Collection currently housed in the majestic new Science Centre. Exhibited in purpose built alcoves, the tour will feature art by Roger Mortimer, Fiona Pardington, Lisa Reihana, Luke Willis Thompson and Claudia Jowitt amongst others.
Thursday 17 October, 3 – 5pm & Friday 18 October, 3 – 5pm

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery - THIS IS A TICKETED EVENT
Join us for a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Gallery and visit the painting and paper conservation studios. More than just a tour, you will meet the conservators and see some of their current projects. There are 24 tickets available per session. 
Auckland Art Gallery Members: $40.00 | Standard (Non-Members): $50.00
Bookings via Eventfinda from Monday 16 September.
Wednesday 16 October, 10.30am – 12pm & 1 – 2.30pm

Bookings essential. Bookings open now - click on the link above for the tour/s you would like to take, then click book now at the top of the page. 
Maximum 2 walks per person.
Details are correct at the time of publishing – subject to change and availability.

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Last updated: 31 July 2019