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Auckland Galleries Walking Tour (Self Guided), Auckland

Auckland offers a vast range of art galleries which houses an outstanding collection of paintings and holds frequent exhibitions. Works of famous local and international artists are presented here. Fans of modern art will be especially pleased. Take the following tour to see the best Auckland art galleries!
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Auckland Galleries Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Auckland Galleries Walking Tour
Guide Location: New Zealand » Auckland (See other walking tours in Auckland)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Author: leticia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Antoinette Godkin Gallery
  • Gow Langsford Gallery
  • Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
  • Artspace
  • Masterworks Gallery
Antoinette Godkin Gallery

1) Antoinette Godkin Gallery

At Antoinette Godkin Gallery you will find the latest contemporary art. This fine art gallery, situated in central Auckland, displays works of new and talented artists in New Zealand and holds exhibitions of contemporary fine art.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm; Saturday: 11:00 am - 3:00 am.
Gow Langsford Gallery

2) Gow Langsford Gallery

Founded in 1987, Gow Langsford Gallery’s goal is to showcase contemporary New Zealand art. It exhibits work by contemporary artists from New Zealand, as well as from all over the world. Besides modern paintings, the gallery offers an interesting collection of sculptures.
Hours: Monday - Friday: 10-6pm, Saturday: 10-4pm, Closed Sundays and Public holidays.
Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

3) Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki (must see)

The principal public gallery in Auckland, Toi o Tāmaki has the most extensive collection of national and international art in New Zealand and frequently hosts traveling international exhibitions. In 2009, it was announced that American investor Julian Robertson would donate art valued at $115 million to the Gallery. The donation included works by Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Piet Mondrian, Salvador Dali, Georges Braque, Andre Derain, Fernand Leger, Pierre Bonnard and Henri Fantin-Latour and was the largest of its kind in Australasia. This gallery is housed in an eclectic building, with architecture both modern and traditional housing the pieces.

Take the cost-inclusive guided tour – you won't be sorry you did. Afterward, stick around and wander the galleries you missed during the tour.

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am-5pm

4) Artspace

Artspace is a leader of the modern art movement in New Zealand, dedicated to the fulfillment of new ideas in art and culture. This gallery is the largest contemporary art space to present modern New Zealand and international art. Artspace’s goal is to develop new ideas and encourage innovation in art.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Masterworks Gallery

5) Masterworks Gallery

Masterworks Gallery specializes in New Zealand and Australian modern applied art and focuses on glass, ceramics and jewelry. This contemporary applied art gallery promotes the richness and diversity of the applied arts and holds fifteen exhibitions a year.
Hours: Tue - Fri: 10am - 5pm; Sat: 10am - 4pm.

Walking Tours in Auckland, New Zealand

Create Your Own Walk in Auckland

Create Your Own Walk in Auckland

Creating your own self-guided walk in Auckland is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Auckland Historical Buildings Tour

Auckland Historical Buildings Tour

Auckland is not famous as a historical city, but it does have a lot of historical buildings, dating back to the 19th century. These old buildings, with beautiful architecture, keep the glorious past of the city alive and are considered as landmarks. Take the following tour to see the historical buildings of Auckland.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles
Auckland Cultural Venues

Auckland Cultural Venues

Auckland houses a vast range of cultural venues such as museums and galleries. The New Zealand National Maritime Museum will show you local maritime activity and its history, whereas, at Ewelme Cottage you will find original kitchen equipment and household items, dating back to the 19th century. The Auckland War Memorial Museum will help you to discover the military and natural history of New...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Auckland Introduction Walk

Auckland Introduction Walk

Auckland is an interesting city which attracts a lot of tourists because of its fine landmarks and attractions. Its beautiful landscape is dominated by volcanic hills, green parks and gardens. This "city of sail" has some of the best beaches and water sports venues in the world. Check out the best attractions in Auckland in the next orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 Km or 3 Miles
Souvenir Shopping

Souvenir Shopping

It would be a pity to leave Auckland without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Auckland, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 Km or 2.8 Miles
Top Religious Buildings Tour

Top Religious Buildings Tour

Auckland houses a vast array of religious buildings and places of worship. Some of them date back to the 19th century and are considered to be landmarks and fine examples of beautiful architecture. Take the following tour to see Auckland’s most important religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles

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