Zinefest Quiet Hour


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Love Zinefest but find the crowds a little overwhelming? We're with you and we understand.

This year we are running a Quiet Hour for Auckland Zinefest from 10:00am to 11:00am on the first day of the market weekend. This is outside of the promoted Zinefest market-day hours. Stallholders will be set up ready for you to enjoy and purchase the zines when the Gallery opens at 10am.

We welcome you to visit during this time if you need a more relaxed sensory experience. This is our first time delivering a Zinefest Quiet Hour. We’d love to hear your feedback about what worked and/or what didn’t – everything you say will help steer us in the future. Please provide feedback to galleryprogrammes@aucklandartgallery.com

If you aren’t able to attend during Quiet Hour, there are a few spaces in the Gallery where you can venture for a break from the crowds when you need one. Head to the East Terrace on Level 2 (wheelchair access) or exit the café and go to the amphitheatre around the back of the building, by the steps leading up to Albert Park (no wheelchair access). Both these places have seating and shelter. There may be other visitors also using the space, but it will be less crowded.

This Zinefest map shows you where the stalls, toilets and lifts are at the Gallery so you can plan ahead of your visit. If you’re looking for a particular stall, please use the printed programme or head to the Auckland Zinefest information, merch and badge making table and they will help you from there. Alternatively, check out the Auckland Zinefest Facebook, Instagram or website for stallholder details closer to the time.

Graphic Courtesy of Auckland Zinefest

Auditorium, Lower Ground level, North Atrium, South Atrium, Classroom/Studio