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Women and children view an art piece at the Franklin Art Centre.

About Franklin Arts Centre

Franklin Arts Centre provides a space for the local Pukekohe community to experience the visual arts.

The centre hosts two gallery spaces for exhibitions, a retail shop featuring local arts and crafts, and a workshop venue.

The New Zealand Steel Gallery is the main exhibition space and shows the work of national, international and local artists.

Exhibitions in the gallery are typically scheduled for six weeks. A feature of the exhibition schedule is ongoing free (or affordable) programme events related to each exhibition.

Franklin Arts Centre is an Auckland Council arts facility, supported by the Franklin Local Board.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm

Saturdays, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Closed on public holidays.

Contact us

12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe East

09 238 8899 


Entry is free.

Charges may apply to workshops and special exhibitions.


There is accessible parking nearby, and the facility (including gender neutral bathrooms) is wheelchair accessible.

Assistance animals are welcome.