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East Auckland Art Trail

Now in its second year, the East Auckland Art Trail looks to be as exciting as the first with arty events taking place throughout July at a variety of east Auckland locations.

Art Exhibitions


Uxbridge Art & Culture

Estuary Art and Ecology Exhibition showcases the accredited works following the 16th year of this Award. This has ecology at its core, with rewards for the most significant research, innovative and intelligent responses to the ecology and action against pollution of our vital waterway, the Tamaki Estuary. 

Location: 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick

Dates: 14-31 July, 9am - 4pm 

Cost: No charge


Te Tuhi 

Two exhibitions : "The House is Full" features artwork by Aotearoa New Zealand artists Emily Karaka, John Miller, Parbhu Makan and Teuane Tibbo; "Elsewhere and Nowhere Else" features artwork by Asian New Zealand artists Kah Bee Chow, Li-Ming Hu and Yuk King Tan.

Location: 13 Reeves Road Pakuranga

Dates: 14-31 July, 9am - 5pm 

Cost: No charge


Howick Art Group

Annual Art Exhibition by an amazing array of local Artists with demonstrations daily.

Location: Fencible Lounge. 25 Uxbridge Road, Howick

Dates: 16-17 July, 10am - 4pm 

Cost: No charge


Art Lounge NZ - Generation Z

Generation Z : 3 day Exhibiton of finished works done by local college art students who participated in the competition earlier in the week.

Location: 39 Picton Street, Howick

Dates: 21-22 July 10am - 4pm

           23 July 10am-1pm

Cost: No charge


Art Lounge NZ - We Are One

This exhibition comes fresh from its launch at The Cloud. WE ARE ONE is an awe-inspiring collection of sculptures inspired by Aotearoa, New Zealand's culture, mountains, rivers, and glaciers. They depict all New Zealanders' resilience, strength, and determination as one, with simple lines and complex textures.

Location: 39 Picton Street, Howick

Dates: 26-29 July, 10am - 4pm 

           30 July, 10am - 1pm

Cost: No charge


Quay Gallery

Situated in scenic Whitford this Gallery brings exhibitons of works by talented NZ artists. 

Location: 7A Whitford Wharf Road, Whitford

Dates: Every Thursday- Saturday from 14-30 July, 10am - 3pm

Cost: No charge


Clevedon Creatives + Co

Situated in beautiful rural Clevedon here you can enjoy an amazing array of work by local artists. Demonstrations on Sundays.

Location: 6 Papakura-Clevedon Road, Clevedon

Dates: 14-31 July 10am - 4pm

Cost: No charge


Polish Heritage Trust Museum

This Exhibition of hand-painted earthenware celebrates 150 years of Polish settlement in NZ from 1872 - 2022. Polish stoneware originated as folk art in the early part of the eighteenth century in the province of Silesia and is found in Polish homes around the world and is in use every day.

Location: 125 Elliot Street, Howick

Dates: Tues-Fri 10am - 4pm

            Sun 12pm - 5pm

            Closed Mon & Sat

Cost: By donation




Art Lounge NZ

Generation Z : Witness local college art students engage in a creative experience. Watch as their imagination comes to life on canvas. This competition is over three days followed by an exhibition until Saturday. 

Location: 39 Picton Street, Howick

Dates: 18-20 July 10am - 4pm

Cost: No charge


Howick Art Group

Local art group's annual exhibition brings added interest with live demonstrations throughout the exhibition.

Location:  Fencible Lounge. 25 Uxbridge Road, Howick

Dates: 16-17 July 10am - 4pm

Cost: No charge


Clevedon Creatives + Co

Local artists give informative live demonstrations in their medium each Sunday.

Location: 6 Papakura-Clevedon Road, Clevedon

Dates: Sundays, 17, 24, 31 July, 10am - 2pm

Cost: No charge


Lights and Music


Art Celebration in Howick 

Enjoy a lighting and video tribute celebrating Art in our Region. With an abundance of talent and wonderful Galleries Art in East Auckland is alive and very well. Visit one of the many pubs and restaurants and savour some great hospitality out East.

Location: Fencible Walk Park. 110 Picton Street, Howick

Dates: 21-23 July, 6pm - 9:30pm

Cost: No charge


Concerts @7

Classic Concerts at All Saints Church by various musicians.

14th July: Ensemble East present Brahms's Sextet for Strings

21st July: Pianist Ya-Ting Liou presents Renaissance to modern day

28th July: Jade String Quartet perform some Mendelssohn and Shostakovitch

Location: All Saints Church. 17 Selwyn Road, Howick

Dates: 14, 21, 28 July, 7pm - 8pm

Cost: By donation

Ngā Rā
Te Wā
Various times
Te Utu
Venue specific
Te Wāhi
Various locations
Various locations all over east Auckland
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