About Us

About Lake House Arts Centre

Lake House Arts is the local arts and heritage learning centre for the North Shore community. 
The Centre comprises three relocated and renovated historic buildings; Lake House and two Fort Cautley Army Barracks from Narrowneck. From within these two buildings a range of art activities and services are on offer to the public 7 days a week. Exhibitions change regularly in the gallery spaces. Lake House artists also exhibit at the Spencer on Byron Hotel and Beaver cafe in Takapuna.

We offer a comprehensive arts education programme for adults and children in line with the four school terms as well as weekend workshops, school holiday classes and our ART Experience programme for Schools. Lake House is an ideal venue to hold small seminars, corporate team-building days, book or product launches and small functions and has plenty of parking, an onsite cafe and is in close proximity to Auckland City and the Akoranga Bus station.

Lake House has 3 classroom spaces, exhibitions galleries, venue hire rooms, outdoor sculptures and beautiful grounds and gardens for picnics or outdoor events. 

Staff Contacts

Operations Manager: Grae Burton - manager@lakehousearts.org.nz
Education Coordinator: Shiraz Smith - education@lakehousearts.org.nz
Gallery Shop and Venue Hire Coordinator: Colleen Pugh - venue@lakehousearts.org,nz
Public Programmes and Volunteer Coordinator: Janie van Woerden - programmes@lakehousearts.org.nz
Weekend Supervisor Saturday: Melissa West- info@lakehousearts.org.nz
Weekend Supervisor Sunday: Gemishka Chetty- info@lakehousearts.org.nz   
Accounts: Tam Alexander - accounts@lakehousearts.org.nz

Trust Board

Fay Freeman - Chair
Lyn Potter - Deputy Chair
Wensley Petterson - Secretary
Heather Sharples - Treasurer
Ana Lenard
Raewyn Bredesen
Jane Davel
Caroline Iles
Rebecca Owen

Patron: Genevieve Becroft
Role of a Trustee

Strategic Plan 2016-2020


Lake House Arts Centre

37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Phone: 09 486 4877

Email: info@lakehousearts.org.nz

Opening hours

Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

Tuesday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm,
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 3pm



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