TONI MACKINNON

Gallery Director

Toni determines the overall shape, management and delivery of the Gallery’s exhibition programme, and develops its vision, brand and strategic plan. She leads the gallery team in its implementation of exhibitions, publications, educational programmes and public events.

Toni has a background in teaching and is passionate about education and learning. Prior to her role at Hastings City Art Gallery, Toni managed Learning and Engagement at the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

“Art helps us celebrate who we are and helps us understand ourselves and those around us.”