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Artist Talk with Askew One

Come along to the Tauranga Art Gallery to hear from renowned street artist Askew One (Elliot...

Stories of Rust Lunch Time Tour #2

Join us for a 30 minute tour of the latest exhibition at Tauranga Art Gallery, Stories of Rust....

Stories of Rust Lunch Time Tour #1

Join us for a 30 minute tour of the latest exhibition at Tauranga Art Gallery, Stories of Rust....

Artist Talk with Emma Prill

Join local artist Emma Prill at the Tauranga Art Gallery to discuss her new installation,...

Oud Performance

To celebrate Cat Auburn's exhibition, The Horses Stayed Behind, Wellington musician Tim Barrie...

Beyond Geyserland Lunch Time Tour

Join TAG director Karl Chitham for an intro to NZ Art in your lunch break! In just 30mins, Karl...

Drop-in adult workshop with Emma Prill

This is a drop-in session where adults have the opportunity to collaborate with Omokoroa based...

Beyond Geyserland Lunch Time Tour

Join TAG director Karl Chitham for an intro to NZ Art in your lunch break! In just 30mins, Karl...

Beyond Geyserland NZ Art History Talk with Barry Dabb

Discover the NZ art history behind the works selected for 'Beyond Geyserland: Highlights from...

TAG Art Studio 8-12 Yrs: Colourfield with Emma Prill

Participants will collaborate with artist Emma Prill to paint parts of Emma's art installation,...

October School Holidays - Printmaking Possibilities

Participants will create a unique relief print using the collograph process. They will build...

BOOM! Tauranga 2030 urban placemaking and future gazing

Join SmartGrowth, Tauranga Art Gallery and the NZ Institute of Architects for this BOOM!/SmartTalk...

Fashion & Art Fundraiser

An exclusive evening of fashion, art, champagne, entertainment and luxury auction. Very limited...

The Future Art of Fashion

In association with Groundswell: A discussion with leading NZ practitioners exploring creative...

BOOM! Creating Māori narratives through public art with Lonnie Hutchinson

Let's talk about Public Art! This months BOOM! speaker is Lonnie Hutchinson, a visual...

Arts + Climate Innovation Roadshow

Learn the latest climate science. Be inspired by creative art projects. Join the conversation....

Exploring Fluid Acrylics with Evan Woodruffe

This is a hands-on workshop in materials and techniques with artist Evan Woodruffe for anyone aged...

Claudia Jarman Memorial Talk with Reuben Paterson

Join us to hear from the glitter man - Reuben Paterson - our guest speaker for the...

Art for Kids - Fundraiser for the ArtBus

Each year over 11,000 school children come to the Tauranga Art Gallery on a free ArtBus. For...

Evan Woodruffe Artist Talk

Artist Evan Woodruffe will be leading a floor talk discussing his latest exhibition in the Atrium...

Chinese Orchestral Performance

You are invited to a performance by the Chinese Art Exchange Performers from Aquinas College....

BOOM! Socially engaged projects: the art and value of caring with Darcell Apelu

Let's talk about Public Art! Local artist Darcell Apelu will be discussing her award nominated...

July School Holiday Programme: art for Miles

Participants will create a sculptural portrait from unfired clay, inspired by Cat...

Miles Art Awards: Artist Talks

Please join us for these engaging artist talks where 2018 Miles Art Awards finalists will...

BOOM! A Day Long Event

What do artists’ consider when creating public works? What’s the role of a...

BOOM! Monthly Series

Want to see more public art in our city? Tauranga Art Gallery is excited to announce a monthly...

BOOM! Dr. Ryan Reynolds: Placemaking as not-not-Art, a Christchurch renewal story

How to heal a community through creativity...  Hear how Gap Filler developed over 80 creative...

Miles Art Awards: Judges Talk

Hear insights and highlights from Miles Art Awards 2018 Judge Nigel Borell. Entry is free, no...

Artist Writing Workshop at Creative Bay of Plenty

Are you entering the 2018 Miles Art Awards or do you want to know how better to write about your...

Family Fun Day Art Loves You

You don’t want to miss this one – the art gallery is alive with interactive art that...

How to Enter the Miles Art Awards 2018

Entries for the 2018 Miles Art Awards are now open. The exhibition will be held between June 16 -...

Panel Disussion: Water: Art, Science and Cultural

Collaboration between art and science can help change the way we look at the environment and spark...

Art in the Afternoon with Paul Foote

Paul Foote is a landscape artist born and bred in Westport (Buller) on the west coast of...

Artist Writing Workshop at The Incubator

Are you entering the 2018 Miles Art Awards or do you want to know how better to write about your...

April School Holiday Programme: Colours of Nature

Inspired by the work of Jeanette Schäring, participants will work with natural plant dye on...

Exhibition Talk: Art Loves You

Join artists from Art Loves You and curator Karl Chitham to hear about the ideas behind the...

Muka Youth Prints 2018

The Muka Youth Print Exhibition is NZ’s longest on-going art event and since its...

Art in the Afternoon with Linda Munn

Mixed Media artist Linda Munn has been art making for twenty plus years. Her passions...

Be part of an exhibition!

To participate in Whose Water Are You?, please bring up to two samples of 500mls to 1L of water,...

Be part of an exhibition!

To participate in Whose Water Are You?, please bring up to two samples of 500mls to 1L of water,...

Art at Home at Alex Sutherland and Alison Baine

Art at Home at Alex Sutherland and Alison Baine Friends only event/ NOW FULL Time: 3.30...

Be part of an exhibition!

To participate in Whose Water Are You?, please bring up to two samples of 500mls to 1L of water,...

Life Drawing with James Ormsby

“Life Drawing (with me) is an honest zone of practice: no academic wah-wah; it’s like...

Be part of an exhibition!

To participate in Whose Water Are You?, please bring up to two samples of 500mls to 1L of water,...

That Was Then - Future Islands

Tuesday 13th March 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm   Discover the evolution of the architectural...

Art Away: Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D exhibition

Art Away: Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D exhibition at Whakatane Museum and Arts Friends only...

Art studio for adults: James Ormsby

James Ormsby is a master of surface, working across the mediums of painting and drawing, combining...

Exhibition Talk: Future Islands

Join us for this interesting Exhibition Talk about the Future Islands exhibition with Creative...

Artist Talk: James Ormsby

Join us for this artist talk with James Ormsby at 2pm on Saturday, 10 February.  James will...

Drop-in Session: New Horizons

Our activities will be inspired by the exhibitions Future Islands and James Ormsby:...

Art in the Afternoon - Feb

Education studio Tauranga Art Gallery at 3pm Speaker: Karl Chitham, Gallery director...

January School Holiday Programme

In these exciting Summer School Holidays workshops for children aged 4 - 14 (in different groups),...