Take a tour of Elam

Sign up for a tour and check out our specialist facilities.

Comprehensive tours of Elam are available for prospective students, teachers, parents and anyone else who is interested in what we do.

You’ll be able to chat about our programmes and visit our studios, gallery spaces, workshops (wood, metal, print), spray booth, state-of-the-art HD suite, digital hub and dark rooms.



Elam is situated at the University of Auckland’s City Campus, so while you're there you can also check out other facilities such as the Recreation Centre, banks, cafes, Shadows Bar and other student hubs.

Where to meet

All tours meet at the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre, Level 2, Building 421 (Architecture and Planning Building), 26 Symonds Street. Parking is available under the Owen G. Glenn Building, Grafton Road.

Location and campuses

2018 Tours for future Bachelor of Fine Arts students

Elam Tour Dates

Tours of our Elam facilities start at 10am from the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre.

This year, tours will be running on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 9 October, 10am
  • Saturday 25 August (Courses and Careers Open Day - tours will be running all day. Registrations not required).
  • Saturday 15 September, 10am (portfolio workshop)
  • Late November, near Elam Artists Graduate Show (TBC)

If you’re unable to attend one of the above dates, please email info-creative@auckland.ac.nz

Postgraduate Tours

For those interested in tours of our postgraduate facilities, please contact info-creative@auckland.ac.nz.

Postgraduate tours can be arranged at any time throughout the year.