Tauranga Art Gallery

Open Daily
10am to 4pm

Cnr Wharf and Willow Streets, Tauranga
+64 7 578 7933
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Matatoki - Mata ā Waka

With great reverence and mana, Matatoki: Mata ā Waka honours traditions while challenging conventions and re-conceiving traditional forms.

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Art Studio for Adults: Self-portraits for beginners

In this workshop participants will focus on self-portraits using traditional drawing techniques and exploring a range of art materials. 

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Future exhibitions

New exhibitions across the gallery in August & September 

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Virtual Tours

Enjoy our recently opened exhibitions from the comfort of your home. 
Matatoki: Mata a waka
Lianne Edwards: Sentinels & Sea Change
The 2020 Miles Art Awards
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About Tauranga Art Gallery

TAG is the first public art gallery in the Western Bay of Plenty. Since opening in 2007, it has consistently delivered high quality exhibitions within its contemporary gallery space.

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For international visitors over 13 years, entry is $7 per person. Visitors 12 years and under are free.
New Zealand residents are free also, though donations are appreciated.



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Whatu Manawa - Celebrating the Weaving of Matekino Lawless

A gorgeous paperback catalogue featuring wonderful kākahu, whāriki and kete created by renowned weaver Matekino Lawless.

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Alphabet Art

Alphabet Art, a set of 26 individual prints to hang in a child's bedroom or nursery comes with a delightful book of poems for bedtime reading.

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Alison Blain Jewellery

We have a beautiful selection of sterling silver earrings by local Tauranga jeweller Alison Blain.

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Manuka flower enamel pin 

The native NZ Manuka flower in hard enamel designed by Wellington artist Natty. 

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Mother's Day Portrait Competition for Children

Check out the fabulous entries from children of all ages. Beautiful portraits of the great Mums out there! 

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Getting arty from home!

Free, printable arty resources and activities which we hope will inspire children and families to get creative from the comfort of your own homes. 

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Beyond the Bubble Still Life photography project

Photograph your own still life and challenge a loved one to create their own bubble still life.
Tag that person and #tagstilllife on Instagram and let’s see how far we can reach.

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