For one night only, embark on a journey of unmatched after-hours access, where the visual and live arts collide.

The central city’s most iconic galleries are open late, playing host to a thrilling suite of exhibitions and curious delights. With offerings that include captivating performances by Dance Plant Collective, a series of DJ sets by DJ Thomas Rose, RNG⸸sus and Jess Fu, and a wide range of stunning artworks, everyone can find something to delight in on this art hīkoi through central Auckland.

Follow the trail to see illuminating live entertainment alongside exceptional visual art from Aotearoa and beyond. Experience your favourite galleries in a rare new light.


Light Night Galleries & Spaces:

Gus Fisher Gallery

Gus Fisher Gallery will host a captivating performance by Dance Plant Collective as part of a series of pop performances across various galleries. 

Alongside Dance Plant Collective, Gus Fisher Gallery will be hosting a special musical performance by artist a r a p e t a as part of their work in our current exhibition The sentiment of flowers.

Gus Fisher Gallery will be open late until 8.30PM. No RSVP required.


Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki*

Start by immersing yourself in interactive, light-inspired artworks, then be captivated by a light-filled performance by Dance Plant Collective. Get crafty with glow-in-the-dark masterpieces, play with shadow and light and be blown away by magic tricks.

Filling two floors of the Gallery with light-filled activations, Light Night brings masterpieces to life and creates a fun experience for the whole whānau.

Food-truck goodies will be available to purchase.

Gallery Members $5, General public $32, Children (under 16) $5. Limited to two tickets per Member. See Auckland Art Gallery's refund policy for T&C’s.


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Last updated: 16 November 2022