From French Chateau to Kauri Canopy: The Gallery’s Architecture

From French Chateau to Kauri Canopy: The Gallery’s Architecture
John Grainger and Charles D'Ebro
City of Auckland Design for the Free Library, Art Gallery, Elevation from Wellesley St 1883
Auckland Council Archives, ACC 015 2197-3

Exhibition Details

Since the first designs were drawn in 1883, the Gallery's architecture has evolved continuously to house a growing collection and accommodate Auckland's developing cultural life. Four key moments in the building's history are highlighted in this exhibition.

Learn how restoration and expansion have given the Gallery's building a fresh new lease of life. From original archives to concept sketches, 3D models, architects' plans and project photographs, trace its transformation both inside and out.

Date
Location
Mezzanine Level
Cost
Free entry