"Tauranga art gallery was the perfect venue for our client function. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, both in the pre-event planning sessions and on the night help and support.  The professionalism shown and willingness to be flexible with our requirements was second to none. I highly recommend this venue, a perfect setting for all manner of events.  Thank you to Kalou and Donna for your support, greatly appreciated." ~ Julianne McMillan, KPMG

To say thank you, to promote a new service or product, to bring home that important sale; the Tauranga Art Gallery’s events team can help bring your vision to life.

We pride ourselves in being flexible and transforming the Gallery into an elegant and welcoming events space where your clients will feel welcome and relaxed.

Our professional events team will ensure you and your guests have an unforgettable evening.

Available Spaces: 

Atrium: Capacity 200 people

Education Studio: Capacity 40 people (seated)

The spaces available are for hire outside of Gallery opening hours (10am – 4:30pm daily) and are subject to the requirements of the exhibitions installed.  


Venue hire prices are competitive and negotiable depending on the style and size of the function or event being held in the Gallery.  


Catering is arranged by the organisation hiring the venue. The Gallery has a catering kitchen with a commercial oven available for use. Our team is happy to recommend a local caterer that fits your function.

Technical equipment and assistance

A range of technical equipment, plus assistance from qualified technical staff, is available. Equipment includes a PA system, microphone and stand, data projectors and screens, DVD players, lectern, seating and trestle tables. Additional costs may apply.  

Need Accommodation? 

If you need accommodation in Tauranga, look here... 

Treat your clients to an evening of sophistication

With a backdrop that features some of New Zealand’s finest historical and contemporary artwork, your event will be transformed from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

This is an elegant, versatile and truly unique venue.

If you are looking for that special atmosphere and a location with a real difference, get in touch to find out more about what type of events we can help you host. 

The Tauranga Art Gallery’s events team can help bring your vision to life and ensure you and your guests have an unforgettable evening.

Event Date*
Are you a machine? If not please enter nothing in here:
Estimated number of guests*