City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi

With award-winning architecture and bright spaces, City Gallery Wellington is a truly captivating venue.

City Gallery Wellington is one of New Zealand’s foremost contemporary art galleries, offering distinctive, memorable exhibitions from local, national, and international artists.  

Hancock Gallery and Foyer

Entertain your guests in style in the Hancock Gallery and Foyer.

Consider the Hancock Gallery and Foyer for:

  • dinner and breakfast events for up to 60 seated guests
  • award ceremonies and presentations for up to 150 seated guests
  • cocktails, drinks and canapés for up to 150 standing guests.

Availability

  • 7 days a week
  • Morning events before 10am
  • Evening events after 5pm

Adam Auditorium

The Adam Auditorium is located on the ground floor of the gallery, with entry from the main entrance and private entry from Harris Street. This theatre-style auditorium has capacity for 134 seated and two wheelchair spaces.

Consider the Adam Auditorium for:

  • film screenings and product launches
  • conferences and lunch time meetings
  • debates and performances.

Availability

  • 7 days a week
  • No time restrictions

Deane and Hirschfeld Foyer

The Deane and Hirschfeld Foyer, upstairs, provides the perfect setting for smaller gatherings for cocktails and canapés. Transform this blank canvas to meet your requirements, and enjoy private viewings of exhibitions in the Deane and Hirschfeld Galleries.

Consider the Deane and Hirschfeld Foyer for:

  • dinner and breakfast events for up to 60 seated guests
  • award ceremonies and presentations for up to 60 seated guests
  • cocktails, drinks and canapés for up to 80 standing guests.

Availability

  • 7 days a week
  • Morning events before 10am
  • Evening events after 5pm

City Gallery Wellington Boardroom

The City Gallery Wellington Boardroom, upstairs, is perfect for smaller meetings. This bright space offers harbour views and access to complementary secure wi-fi.

Consider the City Gallery Boardroom for smaller events such as:

  • meetings for up to 12 seated guests (catered breakfast/lunch options available)
  • cocktails, drinks, and canapés for up to 20 standing guests.

Availability

  • 7 days a week
  • No time restrictions

Contact and address

City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi

Erika McClintock – Visitor and Commercial-Services Manager, City Gallery

Email: erikam@experiencewellington.org.nz

Street address: Te Ngākau Civic Square