light night


For one night only, embark on a journey of unmatched ​after-hours access, where the visual and live arts collide.

The central city’s most iconic galleries are open late, ​playing host to a thrilling suite of exhibitions and curious ​delights. With offerings that include captivating ​performances by Dance Plant Collective and IDCO, a ​series of DJ sets by M4URI M4STA, RNG†sus, Sezzo, and ​Jess Fu, and a wide range of stunning artworks, everyone ​can find something to delight in on this art hīkoi through ​central Auckland.

Follow the trail to see illuminating live entertainment ​alongside exceptional visual art from Aotearoa and ​beyond. Experience your favourite galleries in a rare new ​light.



Choreographic Direction & Performance: Bella Wilson, ​Brittany Kohler, Natasha Kohler, Tūī Hofmann

​​​Sound Designer: Ed Zuccolo & Mike Hodgson

Costume Designer: RUBY

Lighting Designer: Ben O'Connor, Sam Folkhard-Hodgson

AV Designer: Nocturnal, Sam Folkhard-Hodgson

​​Photography​: David St. George


A collaboration between Dance Plant Collective X ​Auckland Arts Festival X Auckland Art Gallery