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We are a respected centre for creativity, research, teaching and practice at the University of Auckland offering undergraduate and postgraduate study of a wide range of creative disciplines.

  • Experience of being ‘foreign’ inspiration for Elam exhibition
    17 February 2015
    Ever wondered what it is like to live in a foreign country? A new exhibition by international students from Elam School of Fine Arts deals with the experience of being from somewhere else. The show entitled Living There Being Here, Living Here Being There is on at the George Fraser Gallery, to coincide with one of Auckland’s largest imported cultural events, the Chinese Lantern Festival.
  • Album by School of Music staff shortlisted for Tui Award
    12 February 2015
    The debut album by jazz quartet DOG is one of only three finalists for the 2015 Best Jazz Album of the Year.
  • Nathan Haines and DOG perform global concert
    10 February 2015
    Lovers of music are in for a rare treat when celebrated musician Nathan Haines reunites with jazz quartet DOG for a one off, live-stream concert. Hosted by the School of Music at the University of Auckland, the free event will allow audiences to enjoy an evening of legendary sax duets, online, from anywhere in the world.