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AUCKLAND ART & CULTURAL TOURS – 2021

 

Welcome to Auckland, home of New Zealand’s largest community of artists, sculptors, and makers of all descriptions. 

Thanks for a fabulous day yesterday. So great to sit back and be driven around to interesting places in wonderful weather. Loved Linda’s commentary and to see her house, including a great lunch. Best Wishes

A fabulous afternoon looking at the art of today

 

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South Auckland  – Manurewa and around with Linda Tyler

Friday 12 February 2021 

9.00am until 2.00pm

Enjoy time in the Manurewa area today with Linda Tyler. 

Starting at the Botanic Gardens, followed by coffee, and a visit to Nathan Homestead to see the Yonel Watene exhibition and learn about the history of the area. Lastly we have the privilege of a visit to a local home to experience Modernism at its best.

 

South Auckland  – Pukekohe and around with Linda Tyler

Friday 19 February 2021

9.00am to  4.00pm

Cost and inclusions to be confirmed

Join Linda Tyler for a day out in Auckland, visiting the Franklin Arts Centre and artists and makers based in the Franklin Area.

Helensville Art Trail

Sunday 21 February 9am to 4pm

Join us for a day our to Helensville to visit several artists on the local weekend open studio. A highlight includes the studio of Jeff Thompson.

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/helensville-art-trail/auckland

 

Mangawhai Art Trail

Saturday 27 February 9.00am to 6.00pm

Its a full day but we will travel to Mangawhai for the day, meeting artists and taking in the Mangawhai Art Gallery. 

https://www.mangawhaiartists.co.nz/art-trail.html

Out West – Corban Estate

Thursday 11 March 2021  9.00am to 1.00pm

Meet artists in their studios and visit the gallery spaces with Corban Estate Curator – there is a lot going on at this vibrant arts centre in Henderson.

Grey Lynn and Ponsonby Gallery Walking Tour

Thursday 25 March 2021 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Join Glen on a Grey Lynn Ponsonby walk, visiting FHE, Orexart, Suite, Objectspace and Scott Lawrie Gallery

City Fringe Ceramics Tour

May 2021 – Date TBC 9.00am to 1.00pm

Spend a morning visiting a range of potters and makers from Ponsonby, Grey Lynn and Pt Chevalier.

 

Register for any of these tours by emailing us at [email protected] or call us on 0800 323 333

PREVIOUS TOURS

 

City Walk: From Ridge to Sea

Saturday 7 November 1pm – 3.30pm

With Sue Gardiner and Dr Matthew Bradbury

Landscape Architect and Urban Design expert Matthew Bradbury joins art tour guide Sue Gardiner for a walking tour to explore the urban dynamics of Auckland ‘From Ridge to Sea’. Starting at St Kevins Arcade on the Karangahape Road ridge, the walking tour tracks changes to the city throughout its history as city designers had their dreams for Auckland either dashed or realised. Taking in public art and cultural spaces along the way, we explore how cultural and civic needs have shaped Auckland over time. This is an easy 2.5 hour walking tour. Finish at the corner of Queen Street and Shortland Street. 

Feedback on this tour:

Thank you Glen for organising a lovely art tour. Please pass on my thanks to Matt and Sue – they were wonderful as was Auckland through educated eyes.”

Hi Glen, it was a great walk/talk. Both Matthew and Sue were excellent and I learnt such a lot more about my ‘hood.

 “It was a wonderful walk.  Matthew and Sue are delightful and I learned a lot about this city that I have lived in for most of my life.”

 City Walk: Ponsonby and Grey Lynn

Thursday 12 November 1pm – 4pm

With Glen Armstrong

Join Glen Armstrong on a walk to the heart of Ponsonby and Grey Lynn.

From FHE Galleries to Great North Road, stop in at {Suite}, Objectspace, The Grey Gallery, The Scott Lawrie Gallery, finishing at the BSA Gallery on Great North Road. This will be a great afternoon discovering the an often overlooked part of our cultural heart.

Feedback

A fabulous afternoon looking at the art of today

  Clevedon to Miranda – Art Trail

Wednesday 2nd December

ON REQUEST

With Linda Tyler

On this tour meet amazing people doing amazing things, close to home. Starting in Clevedon, visit artists and walk the Riverhaven Artland Sculpture Park. Then visit Orere Point, Kaiaua and finish the day at the Stray Dog Cafe at Miranda Farm Gallery. A rewarding day meeting the locals. 

Feedback

A fantastic day, well organised and superb driving. Hope you are having a well earned beer. Well deserved.”

Thanks for a fabulous day yesterday. So great to sit back and be driven around to interesting places in wonderful weather. Loved Linda’s commentary and to see her house, including a great lunch. Best Wishes

K Road Creatives

Thursday 26 November 1pm – 4pm

With Sue Gardiner

THIS TOUR IS FULL

Discover creative spaces around Auckland’s cultural fringe as we weave in and out of the legendary Karangahape Road gallery district. Defined by its constant change, and current roadworks, the area always has something new to see as well as the gems that have been delivering great exhibitions for many years. Join us for this walking tour as we plunge into the hearts and creative minds of the K Road scene.

$35.00 per person

Limited places

Book your place now!

Clevedon to Miranda – Art Trail

Wednesday 2nd December

ON REQUEST

With Linda Tyler

On this tour meet amazing people doing amazing things, close to home. Starting in Clevedon, visit artists and walk the Riverhaven Artland Sculpture Park. Then visit Orere Point, Kaiaua and finish the day at the Stray Dog Cafe at Miranda Farm Gallery. A rewarding day meeting the locals. 

 $175.00 per person

 Waitlist available – Register your interest now

 Gibbs Farm

 Thursday 19 November & 4 December

19 NOV – THIS TOUR IS FULL 

4 DEC – This tour is available

 Bookings are open for our great day out on the magnificent Gibbs Farm – don’t miss out! Including transfers from downtown and a guided walk around Gibbs Farm. Visit our Gibbs Farm page for more info

 $149.00 per person

Waitlist available

 

Tours are subject to availability and current Covid-19 Level Alert.

Don’t hesitate to ask us to help you plan the rest of your Auckland and New Zealand program.

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