Event Details


Support Tauranga Art Gallery’s education programme by immersing yourself in an afternoon of art, culture & entertainment! Enjoy a curated culinary experience, engage in an art collecting masterclass, and take the opportunity to acquire original works by renowned New Zealand artists at our exclusive fundraiser event.

Your Art For Kids ticket offers an unforgettable experience:

  • Enjoy a curated culinary journey by St Amand’s in-house chef.

  • Receive a welcome drink of your choice, followed by a cash bar.

  • Immerse yourself in a magical performance by local pop artist Sophie-Maude, with the finest beats from DJ Ayesha throughout the afternoon.

  • Experience an exclusive Art Collecting Masterclass led by our incomparable Senior Curator, Serena Bentley. The expert panel will feature; Tim Melville, a prominent Auckland Gallerist, and Philida Perry, an accomplished Creative Producer. Together, they will offer insights and essential guidance to initiate or elevate your pursuit in the realm of art collecting!

  • Last but definitely not least, you'll have the opportunity to win stunning pieces from renowned artists in our artwork raffles and auctions on the night. Featuring Ayesha Green, Yvonne Todd, Paul Darragh, Tawhai Rickard, and many more! You may even nab yourself one of our juicy spot prizes...

The catalogue of auction items will be circulated closer to the event. Stay tuned for more details on the range of incredible works that will be available.

Branded corporate tables are also available for those seeking a premier experience.

Our Art for Kids campaign aims to raise $100,000 and all funds raised at this event directly support the gallery’s educational and engagement programmes.

Did you know Tauranga Art Gallery opened in 2007, and over 100,000 local students have attended our education programme with many going onto creative thinking and problem-solving pathways such as engineering, architecture, graphic design, fashion and visual arts?

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to support our education programme while immersing yourself in the world of art and culture. Invite your friends and grab your tickets now to be part of something truly special!

Should you be unable to attend the fundraiser event but would like to donate in support of our Art for Kids campaign, there is an option to do this via our new donation portal on our website!


  • Admit 1 - $150


  • Fri 10 May


  • 12:00 pm — 3:00 pm

St Amand

  • 105 The Strand
  • Tauranga 3110
  • New Zealand