About the gallery


City Gallery Wellington

City Gallery Wellington is a dynamic cultural presence in the capital city of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Established in 1980, City Gallery was the first significant non-collecting exhibition based public gallery in New Zealand. City Gallery's current building in Civic Square is the former Wellington Public Library, transformed into elegant gallery spaces in 1993 by local architects Architecture+. Since then,  City Gallery Wellington has achieved a reputation for innovation and style, inspiring and challenging its audiences with a world-class programme of exhibitions and arts-related projects.