03-Jan-22 to 13-Feb-22

Aotea Centre
50 Mayoral Drive
Auckland, New Zealand

Michelangelo - A Different View extended until 13 February in Auckland New Zealand! Due to an overwhelming response, we are pleased to announce a two-week extension to this extraordinary exhibition licensed from the Vatican Museums.


Michelangelo – A Different View

Under license from the Vatican Museums, this exhibition offers the most complete and authentic reproduction of Michelangelo’s beautiful ceiling frescoes of the Sistine Chapel to be shown outside the Vatican.

Some 50 pieces, including an almost original size, 4.6m x 20m reproduction of The Genesis (which includes 'The Creation of Man') and a 3.8m x 3.8m version of The Last Judgment are just 1-2 metres away from the viewer, while audio guides, accessible via personal devices (please bring your own phone and headset), mean visitors can experience the Florentine master’s interpretation of the Bible's Creation story in a way they never imagined.

As an addition to – and to complete – the exhibition, fourteen of these impressive frescoes await visitors in the entrance to the exhibition. Reproductions of scenes from the lives of Jesus and Moses. painted by Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, Domenico Ghirlandaio and Cosimo Rosselli, provide additional historical background and allow for a deeper insight into this epoch.

With no time constraints, visitors can allow these masterpieces to truly soak in.

Early Bird tickets are on sale now from just $39 (plus service fees) until Christmas Day. Book now!

What The Press Are Saying

New Zealand Arts Review by John Daly-Peoples: Auckland exhibition of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel looks better than the original

Stuff by Mina Kerr-Lazenby: New exhibition brings Sistine Chapel frescoes to Auckland