Light from Tate: 1700s to Now 

25 Feb 2023 — 25 Jun 2023

From the world-renowned Tate collection, experience the magic and beauty of light in an exhibition that captures it with startling force.

Explore the startling beauty and resonance of light in Light from Tate: 1700s to Now, a major exhibition exclusive to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki in Aotearoa New Zealand, which opens on Saturday 25 February 2023. Curated from the collections of Tate, UK, Light from Tate: 1700s to Now features more than 70 artworks by celebrated artists across the globe from the 18th century to the present day. Light from Tate: 1700s to Now tells the story of how light has captivated artists over time and working across different media including painting, photography, sculpture, installation, drawing and moving image.



For more info visit:

Light from Tate: 1700s to Now 


Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Cnr Kitchener and Wellesley Streets




Wheelchairs, crutches / walking sticks are available for free. Booking is recommended. To book, please call 09 307 7700 and speak to a gallery assistant. Complimentary gallery entry to accompanying carers. All areas of the gallery are accessible by wheelchair or by pram, and they recommend using the lifts from the foyer to access all exhibition spaces. Please note, this exhibition creates immersive and multi-sensory experiences that include darkened rooms, neon light works, simulated smoke and more. If you would like more information, please email


There are several bus stops near the gallery that offer seating, shelter, computerised timetables and touch-to-speak timetables. Please check the Auckland Transport website for more information and to plan your journey.


Accessible car parks are available on Kitchener Street (near the main entrance) or in the Victoria Street East Car Park.

More experiences like this

3D Body Scan + 30min Consultation

All year round

Gone are the days of old-school scales, calipers, tape measure and guesswork as a means of comparing and tracking your health and fitness progress. Using a combination of precision instrumentation and technology, as seen on the award winning TV3 show MATCHFIT, they can help you gain a high quality and complete understanding of all aspects of your health and fitness inside and out.

Take a Break

All year round

We hope you enjoy Carers NZ's fun resource to connect you to options for amazement, amusement, delight, relaxation, or encouragement. Spend a few minutes exploring, or find something you like for a 'deep dive'! Our ideas are designed to help you have some fun, and to sustain your mental health and wellbeing.

Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq 

All year round

Bring your smallfry, bring your largefry! They have activities for young and old from the old and fun! Dodgem cars, carousels, crazy shakes and prizes prizes prizes! Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq is a cocktail bar that gives arcades and tricky ticket games a new life.

Back to top