Two Rooms, is a contemporary art exhibition venue located in a converted warehouse in Central Auckland, New Zealand. Opened in August 2006, Two Rooms presents a program of residencies and projects by leading International and New Zealand contemporary artists. The building houses two exhibition spaces, the Project Room and the Long Room.
An important focus of the gallery is a residency program, supporting ambitious new projects and facilitating the exchange of ideas between New Zealand and international artists. A converted warehouse two doors down from the gallery is available as a studio for invited international artists to stay for a period of up to 3 months. Visiting artists to Two Rooms have been Bridget Smith (UK), Runa Islam (UK), Kevin Appel (LA) Isaac Julien (UK) Basil Beattie (UK) Joachim Bandau (GER) David Thomas (AUS) and Cornelia Parker (UK) Sarah Lucas (UK) and Darren Almond arriving late 2011.
The director of Two Rooms is Jenny Todd, previously of Todd Gallery London. The exhibition program will be developed through the director and supplemented by invited international and local curators.
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11am – 6pm. Saturday 11am – 3pm
Client parking available on forecourt
From Southern Motorway:
Exit at Symonds Street. Turn Right into Symonds Street then take first left into Karangahape Road. Continue down to end and cross over intersection with Ponsonby and Newton Road and continue into Great North Rd. Turn second Left into Burns Street.
Putiki Street is first on right.
From: Ponsonby Road turn right into Great North Road
From: Newton Road turn left into Great North Road