If you are an art lover or even if you just want to experience something completely different for the day, then the Auckland Art Gallery is the place to go. This art gallery has the most incredible collection of art. It houses the most extensive collection of both international and national art in New Zealand. The history of the building, art and culture is a story on it’s own and it is really exciting to learn all about it.
The Auckland Art Gallery was founded back in 1888 and it is certainly the best art gallery to visit when you are in the area. It cost nothing to visit and it is absolutely free. Here you will find a beautiful art shop filled with one of a kind and magnificent pieces. There is magnificent art jewellery on display. There are also all sorts of fantastic art exhibitions shown throughout the year. If you are looking for a unique present for someone they have a wonderful little gift shop with items that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
There is something special about this art gallery, besides its incredible history that most people don’t know about. It has a beautiful hidden theatre, which shows all sorts of art house films. They usually have one screening minimum per week. There are also fantastic tours on offer, where visitors are shown impressive art collections and tours of the building.
If you are looking for a visual appealing experience, that will blow your mind, then this is the place to go. It houses the worlds largest collection of permanent New Zealand art and it has a few floors to visit and explore. You really can make a full day of it and you can get professional tours with your friends. Don’t not be surprised though as the Auckland Art Gallery also houses some of the most expensive pieces of art in New Zealand.