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Te Whare Toi Fresh o Ōtara

Fresh Gallery Ōtara

COVID-19 community facilities information

Auckland Council community centres, art centres, galleries and theatres will begin a phased reopening from Monday 18 May 2020 – Learn more

Floral art painting on a wall at the Fresh Gallery.


About the Fresh Gallery Ōtara

Fresh Gallery Ōtara is a unique art gallery in Auckland that reflects the diverse communities, cultures and people of Ōtara and south Auckland.

The gallery hosts exhibitions by local, national and international artists, talks, and workshop opportunities for the public to learn and create in a supportive and innovative environment.

Fresh Gallery Ōtara is committed to developing and showcasing Pasifika arts and artists - often acting as a springboard for local emerging talent.

It is an Auckland Council arts facility, supported by the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Saturday and Sunday: closed

Closed on public holidays.

Contact us

5/46 Fair Mall, Ōtara Town Centre, Auckland

09 261 8030


Check out our upcoming events on Facebook.


Entry is free.


There is accessible parking nearby and the facility is wheelchair accessible.

Assistance animals are welcome.