Your guide to Renaissance - The Age Of Genius

Your Guide to Renaissance - The Age Of Genius

Renaissance - The Age of Genius, the unique visual arts experience direct from Europe, has transformed The Civic stage into an immersive exhibition space, showcasing 500 works by unparalleled Renaissance artists including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Sandro Botticelli, Titian, and Caravaggio, at roughly twice human height. The specialist multimedia projection offers a new perspective while still preserving the spirit of the paintings.

Don't miss the opportunity to experience famous masterpieces as seen at the Louvre and the Vatican right here in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Keep reading to learn more! 

Meet your guide Renaissance art enthusiast, Christopher Longhurst

Dr Christopher Longhurst is an aesthete who has worked onsite in Florence and Rome, leading educational tours of Renaissance artists; exploring their history, lives and relationships. He holds a doctorate in Theological Aesthetics summa cum laude from the Pontifical Angelicum University, Rome.

Chris leads the VIP Experience, bringing together the masterpieces of the featured ten Renaissance masters with their history, mythology, portraiture, religion, and beauty in this all-embracing multimedia space. 

The importance of Renaissance

What is Renaissance?

About the Exhibition: Part One

About the Exhibition: Part Two

About the Exhibition: Part Three

About the Exhibition: Part Four

Giotto Long

Mona Lisa


Da Vinci



Bruegel the Elder

Loved what you've heard and want to learn more? Join us for a bespoke VIP Experience with Dr Christopher Longhurst. Additional dates have been added due to demand!

Renaissance - The Age of Genius is on NOW until Sunday 12 Feb. Exhibition is open daily from 10am (last entry at 4.30pm) and standard tickets are valid for single entry ANY day of the season. 

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