Matt Griffin

Journey Across The World

4th May 2024, Door B, Eden Park

Thank you to our Partners

About The Mascot

Come to Eden Park this May 4th for a stunning adventure across the world in a magnificent one-of-a-kind exhibition.

Award-winning artist Matt Griffin has captured the attention of collectors throughout New Zealand for his incredible hyperrealism - now he’s inviting you to experience the intersection of nature and man like never before.

Stretching from the Chinese Tang Dynasty to the near-mythical Okapi, see portraits rich in storytelling and breathtaking detail that explore an unforgettable range of characters from all corners of the earth, including our own.

Journey into the roots and mana of Aotearoa as you see the Maori Chief Toa, one of Tamaki Makarau’s greatest warriors.

And, in the world’s first, come and see the life-size painting of the Giant Moa, the most magnificent animal from our country’s past.

All artworks will be for sale. Find your own adventure across the world by purchasing one of Matt's extraordinary pieces!

Matt Griffin is an award-winning, self-taught artist from West Auckland. His hyper-real portraits of people and animals are rich in detail and vibrant storytelling, combining mesmerising techniques with moving soulfulness.

Eden Park

A firm champion of New Zealand creativity, Eden Park is delighted to support the upcoming showcase of one the country's most up and coming talents, Matt Griffin.

Matt's work is nothing short of remarkable, with photo-like paintings that mystify the beholder. Matt grew up watching rugby at Eden Park and has been exhibiting his works at the Stadium for the last 3 years at Art in the Park. It was only fitting then that his first solo show of oil paintings be exhibited here too and we are honoured to house them for this highly-anticipated exhibition.

Eden Park is located in the heart of Auckland, and is well served by arterial roads, buses and trains. It is centrally located in the vibrant suburb of Kingsland less than 3km from the CBD.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is timed ticket entry?

The Mascot exhibition is open for One Day Only! To ensure everyone get's the chance to experience the wonder that is Matt Griffin's art, we have five different viewing times available throughout the day. You can arrive at any time within the timeslot you are booked in for.

The timeslots are:
10am - 11.30am
11.30am - 1pm
1pm - 2.30pm
2.30pm - 4pm
4pm - 5.30pm

How can I get there using public transport?

Visit to plan your journey by public transport. Taxis can drop you at the Cricket Avenue entrance to Eden Park. The nearest train station is Kingsland Station and it is a 5-minute walk to Cricket Avenue. The nearest bus stop is the 34 Sandringham Road stop and it is a 7-minute walk to Cricket Avenue. There are also bus stops at 63 and 84 Sandringham Road and these are a 15 minute walk to Cricket Avenue.

Is there an entry fee?

No! Attendance to the exhibition is complimentary, but you do require a zero cost ticket for entry. Book your ticket here!

Is Eden Park accessible?

The exhibition is fully accessible for those with mobility restrictions or wheelchair users. There is lift access and mobility parking available throughout Eden Park

Is it family friendly?

Yes! A limited number of children's tickets are available. These must be booked alongside an adult ticket. Children can participate in a fun scavenger hunt as they explore the exhibit, which can be redeemed for a small prize upon completion!

Is there food and drink available?

Yes! There is an onsite cafe selling a range of cabinet foods and drinks.

Contact Us

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