City Gallery


Art and Ideas: Free Gallery Tours





Age range

All Ages

Explore exhibitions, develop creative and critical thinking skills, and make connections between art and ideas through hands-on activities and discussion. 

All tours can be adapted to suit the age and interests of your students.  

This season we can pick and mix from:  

Ana Iti: I must shroud myself in a stinging nettle
Until 2 April 2023

Sculpture and moving image works that consider the notion of shelter.

SOUR GRAPES: Martin Basher/Ben Buchanan
Until 23 April 2023
A contemporary take on the still-life genre.

Antireality perversion void
Until 23 April 2023
Drawings inspired by sci-fi and fantasy are placed alongside contemporary ceramics, an immersive space designed by Jess Johnson where the gothic, punk, macabre, mythological, and magical prevail.

Reuben Patterson: The Only Dream Left
25 February – 18 June 2023
Dazzling paintings, sculpture, and animation in glitter and diamond dust, ranging from kaleidoscopic compositions of kōwhaiwhai to a life-sized tree in sparkling gold.