Workshop & Demonstration
North Atrium, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Paper folding activity inspired by the exhibition Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation.
Toi Ora Gallery
Wellbeing through creativity is the inspiration for the Toi Ora Artists’ Collective exhibition, bringing together painting, moving image, sculpture, printmaking and mixed media.
The Playspace, Silo Park, Wynyard Quarter
A dynamic installation by three artists involved in eco-activism celebrates our native birdlife through contemporary visual art and sound. Halo refers to the halo effect of restored habitats and sanctuaries throughout New Zealand.
Mackelvie Gallery, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Join in or just watch the White Night Figure Drawing Club engaging in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a live model. No experience required, materials and easel supplied and no bookings – just turn up.
Kingsland Rail Plaza
CHALKFX artist Yolanda Bartram will create a sparkling pavement mural: "My Moon Garden's lovely blossoms twinkle softly within the presence of moonlight."
216 Parnell Road
Come along and have a Quick Draw Sketch Gang artist draw your portrait - live and on the spot for free!
Fresh Gallery Ōtara
Join us for a "weaving circle." Learn some harakeke weaving and be part of an open-ended conversation with the artists from When Can I See You Again?
Chinese ink painting on a ten metre scroll, painted live through the night while the artist educates the public about this art's history.
Good Fortune Tattoo
Auckland's only female tattoo artist, Sophie may draw you a felt pen tattoo for White Night. Established only last year, Good Fortune Tattoo specialize in creating high quality custom tattoo design.
Studio One Toi Tū
Immerse yourself in the arts at Studio One Toi Tū, as part of Auckland Art Festival’s White Night in the city.
On your way to see Michael Parekowhai’s The Lighthouse, watch popular graffiti artist BERST create a new sea-themed artwork on a shipping container, live on Queens Wharf.
Try your hand at Printmaking or Creative Writing, at one of our very special White Night workshops. All ages and abilities welcome, materials provided by Toi Ora.
Q Theatre, Loft Foyer
Grab a coffee or hot chocolate and get cosy on a beanbag as a rotating cast of Auckland actors each lead story time at Q with a full reading of *Roald Dahl*'s *THE WITCHES*. Readers will include actors *Alison Quigan*, *Andrew Ford*, *Bryony Skillington* and more.
New Zealand Chinese Bookshop
With a rich history of over more than two thousand years, Chinese calligraphy is a significant part of the traditional Chinese culture. Come and enjoy this charming genre of art!
Shaolin KungFu Noodle
Being easy to learn, Zhaobao Tai Chi routines can be practiced by anyone regardless of age or level of ability, and can be practiced at home or at work.
New Zealand Chinese Bookshop
Xiwen Yang will share her experience of how to be a writer from writing what you know and the secrets of bringing your personal experience into your writing.
Felix is going to create a few illustrations which connect New Zealand with China.