Get to #HomeAKL for free!
HOME AKL FREE BUS
There is a free bus service running from Mangere Arts Centre – Ngā Tohu o Uenuku in South Auckland to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki in Central Auckland each Saturday in August!
See life through the eyes of Auckland’s Pacific artists in the new exhibition, Home AKL – the first major group exhibition of contemporary Pacific art developed by Auckland Art Gallery!
- Watch artists and Associate Curator, Nina Tonga discuss the exhibition on Tagata Pasifika
- Read Anthony Byrt’s review of the exhibition in The Listener
- Listen to Associate Curator, Ema Tavola discuss the exhibition on Nights with Brian Crump, Radio New Zealand
The bus departs at 12pm from Mangere Arts Centre – Ngā Tohu o Uenuku, located in the Mangere Town Centre at the corner of Bader Drive and Orly Avenue. Park in the rear car park at the corner of Orly Avenue and Waddon Place.
The bus goes directly to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki arriving around 1pm, in time to participate in weekly public programme events.
The bus returns at 3pm – the pick-up is from Wellesley Street, by Albert Park.
WHAT DOES IT COST
The bus is free, and entry to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki – however, Home AKL is a special exhibition that has an entry fee. Ticket pricing is as follows:
Single Admission $5
Concessions (Student, Beneficiary, Senior Citizens, Groups over 10) $3
Children 14 and under FREE
A season pass can also be purchased for $20 – this enables visitors to visit as many times as they like!
Read more about this initiative here