Search & book art tours

SPRING ArtExplore programme includes: Christchurch SCAPE Public Art Festival Dunedin Arts Festival, Wellington exciting new Walks Auckland ARTWEEK. And the Spring Walk & Talk an Art Precinct in each city.


Walk & Talk
an Art Precinct

Saturday mornings through Spring & Autumn now also in Christchurch starting with SCAPE. Dunedin – 2nd & 4th Saturdays, Wellington every 2nd Saturday -, & Auckland every Saturday. Two hours 11 to 1 pm. Local art expert guides. Return a few weeks later to the same galleries and find all new exhibitions. Be fascinated, challenged, informed, enriched.

Private Art Tours

At your convenience, a personalised tour, tailored to your interests. Fun, informed & interactive. Be met, taken to a variety of art galleries, private/public collections, street art. Experienced, expert art guides, senior art professionals. Pre-designed/personalized to your specific art interests. Van Tours or walking tours or maybe using the local public transport.  Full day or half day. 

Minimum 2 people

Maximum 10 people.

Salon Events
Winter Programme

2018 had an exciting Winter Programme. Dunedin toured of the Hocken and Dunedin Hospital Collections. Wellington the Winter Van Tour and a Day trip to Whanganui. Auckland a Van Tour to South Auckland Galleries and the TJ McNamara Winter Lecture Series. 2019 is in the planning.


Above: Mark Amery, Mary-Jane Duffy and Caril Cowan in Wellington.

Meet our team of Art Explorer Guides in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin.


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Tour Reviews


South Auckland Van Tour

An extremely well thought out and presented day, with great company! Art Explore sets the bar for van tours


South Auckland Van Tour

It was a very interesting day, well organized and great explanations from Linda. I SO enjoyed this day!!!