Waiheke Community Art Gallery offers a range of exhibitions and programmes that will inspire and delight.
We bring the best of art from around Aotearoa New Zealand to the Island and offer the best of Waiheke art to the world – so be sure to include the Gallery as a stop for things to do in Waiheke.
Open 7 days 10am - 4pm
2 Korora Road, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand
Unique, diverse and informative, our exhibitions represent a range of creative concepts artistic disciplines and community passions.
Featuring the best of Waiheke and New Zealand handcrafted artworks, our Gallery shop is the perfect place to find a special gift or treasure. Gallery members receive a 10% discount.
For things to do on Waiheke, grab a Waiheke Art Map and explore the work of our local artists – right from their very own studios.
An incorporated not-for-profit society established in 1995, the Gallery is reliant on the generosity of our loyal supporters via donations, patronage, memberships, partnerships and grants. Our focus is to build capability and sustainability in arts and culture on the beautiful island of Waiheke. Across our three exhibition spaces we exhibit the work of more than 100 local artists.
Our permanent collection features work gifted and purchased from prominent Waiheke artists, our Artist in Residence programme, Sculpture on the Gulf and the Kurt von Meier collection.
Our much-loved biennial exhibition is back!
The Matiatia Coastal Walkway will once again be transformed into an extraordinary outdoor gallery for Sculpture on the Gulf 2024. Only 35 minutes ferry ride from Tāmaki Makaurau, Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf takes us into the hearts and minds of some of our most exciting contemporary artists.
We would love you to join us for a very special dinner at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery to raise funds for renovations.
Dinner will be catered by the wonderful Anthony McNamara accompanied by a special selection of Waiheke wines.
Entries for the Small Sculpture Prize 2023 have been extended. Submission now close on Friday 14 April.
Presented by Perpetual Guardian in association with Te Motu Vineyard and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery, the Small Sculpture Prize is a national award for an original free standing or wall sculpture up to 800mm in any direction. The Premiere prize is $5000, and a Gallery Patrons Merit prize of $2000.
Entries open on Friday 10 March and close Friday 31 March 2023. Up to two works may be submitted and a maximum of two images of each work must accompany the submission. Work should not have been exhibited previously.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi Exhibition ‘Wai-rua-ono-Rua’ opens this Friday 3 February at 6pm.
The kaupapa (context) for this year’s Waitangi Exhibition is WAI 262 (often known as the ‘flora and fauna and intellectual property’ claim). This claim was first lodged with the Tribunal in 1991, with the Waitangi Tribunal Report being issued in 2011. This is the first ‘all-of-government’ inquiry focusing mainly on the Crown’s existing laws, policies and practices.
Te Whare Taonga o Waiheke–Waiheke Community Art Gallery is calling for exhibition proposals from emerging and established artists, groups, and collectives for our 2023 programme.
The first call for exhibition proposals for 2023 is open from Friday 30 December 2022 with the deadline for submissions on Friday 27 January 2023.
A second call for proposals will take place in June 2023.
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