Auckland Art Gallery
Hugging the hill on the city’s eastern flank, Albert Park is a charming Victorian formal garden overrun by students from the...
The 'mighty Civic' (1929) is one of only seven ‘atmospheric theatres’ remaining in the world and a fine survivor from cinema’s Golden...
Foreign and art-house films in the basement of the Central Library.
No. 1 Pancake
The constant queue outside tells you all you need to know about this hole-in-the-wall eatery. It does only one thing and it does it...
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Auckland Art Gallery information
Following a significant 2011 refurbishment, Auckland's premier art repository now has a striking glass-and-wood atrium grafted onto its 1887 French-chateau frame. It showcases the best of NZ art, along with important works by Pieter Bruegel the Younger, Guido Reni, Picasso, Cézanne, Gauguin and Matisse. Highlights include the intimate 19th-century portraits of tattooed Māori subjects by Charles Goldie, and the starkly dramatic text-scrawled canvasses of Colin McCahon.
Free tours depart from the foyer daily at 11.30am and 1.30pm.