We’re open under Alert Level 2 – what you need to know

We’re delighted to have reopened most of our visitor experiences, including City Gallery Wellington, Wellington Museum (seven days a week) and Space Place and the Cable Car Museum (check opening hours). There are a few changes to how we operate in Alert Level 2.  Here...

Remembering the 1981 Springboks Tour

For the 40th anniversary of the 1981 Springbok Tour, we talked to two Wellington residents who remember those turbulent times.   During the winter of 1981, violent clashes between rugby supporters, protesters and the police erupted all over Aotearoa in one of our...

Arts CCO confirms new structure and roles

Experience Wellington has decided on a new organisational structure and roles following consultation with staff.Chief Executive Dr Sarah Rusholme thanked staff for their input, which informed her final decisions on the restructure.“I’m very grateful to our people who...

Preliminary decision on new structure

Experience Wellington has made preliminary decisions about its organisational structure following consultation with its 147 staff and the development of the organisation’s three-year strategic plan, approved last year. Chief Executive Dr Sarah Rusholme says staff have...

Arts CCO makes progress on restructure

Wellington’s iconic city art gallery will be retained alongside the other five institutions operated by Experience Wellington which is undergoing a proposed restructure. The Council Controlled Organisation is consulting its 147 staff on a proposed organisational...

Celebrating our creative team

Working in a creative sector attracts creative people.   At Experience Wellington we are so proud of our incredibly talented team, and we relish the opportunity to share their successes. We celebrate the work of our team as artists, directors, musicians, performers,...