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Gallery Director Resigns

TAG's new Business Development and Relationships Manager 

Sonya Korohina has been appointed as Tauranga Art Gallery’s new Business Development and Relationships Manager.

TAG's 10th Anniversary

This year, Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga is celebrating its 10th anniversary. #TAG10

Muka Youth Prints is coming back to TAG

The idea behind Muka Youth Prints is simple: The best way to make young people acquainted with contemporary art is to get real works of art in their hands.


PM Bill English visits TAG

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English visited Tauranga on Friday, April 21 and made Paradox Inside one of his first stops.


Touring Whenua Hou

The Tauranga Art Gallery is touring the exhibition Whenua Hou: New Māori Ceramics. 

Read on for more information and to download the exhibition proposal. 

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. 



Cover Art News NZ Spring

Art News NZ chose this Yvonne Todd photograph as their cover for their Spring 2016 issue. 

Barnacles ArtNz

Art News New Zealand wrote about Yvonne Todd's new exhibition Barnacles in their Spring 2016 issue. 

Uku Workshops with Stevei Houkamau

These two special upcoming workshops are for both beginners and more experienced clay artists. 

Miles Art Awards 2016 People's Choice

The winner of the UNO. Magazine People's Choice Award of the 2016 Miles Art Awards exhibition is Rex Homan for this stunning sculpture named The Silent One.




Paradox brings Banksy and more

This is the first time the comprehensive Oi YOU! Collection is being exhibited in the North Island. Paradox: Tauranga Street Art Festival is scheduled to run from March 28 until the end of June 2017.

Mae Valley comes to TAG

New Zealand’s dynamic Pop/Country duo Mae Valley is coming to Tauranga Art Gallery. 


April School Holidays TAG art studios for children

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:19am

The school holidays are coming up again and we have some great programmes planned to keep the children entertained. The photo shows an example of an artwork the children will make in week two, inspired by the installation Otherworld, featuring the work of artists Alex McLeod (Canada), Mark Rodda (Australia) and Peter Madden (New Zealand).

WAITUHI Matariki Public Art Project

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:32am
Call for Proposals:  Wellington City Council’s Arts and Events teams are calling for proposals from experienced Māori artists to design a series of flags for this year’s Matariki festival in June. Artists should submit their design along with a written outline of their concept, current CV or artist’s biography and images of recent work by 5.00pm Thursday 21 April.

Tauranga Zinefest is coming!

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 11:25am
A Bay of Plenty first, the Tauranga Zinefest at Tauranga Art Gallery in collaboration with The Incubator is officially coming to town on Saturday 4 June from 10am to 4pm.   The Zinefest is an open invite; artists, writers, poets, creatives, hipsters, cat lovers, teachers, punk rockers, musos and cool kids!

ANZAC performance: NZ Women in WWI

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 12:05pm
In our special ANZAC performance, celebrated actors Iilona Rodgers and Cathie Harrop will bring to life, through words and music, the stories of New Zealand women at home and abroad during World War One.

Life Drawing Workshops

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 11:20am
In conjunction with the exhibition Woollaston: the Wallace Arts Trust Collection 1931 - 1996 we are hosting a series of six life drawing workshops at the Gallery.