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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

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Puhoro
Puhoro

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Puhoro

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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury

11am—12pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear the jury discussing four artworks, selected for their outstanding contributions to contemporary art in New Zealand in the preceding two-year period.

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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the artists
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the artists

1pm—3pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear from this year’s four nominated artists, each speaking in front of their art installations. 

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Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

Whānau drop-ins are free, family-focused workshops held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–3pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

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Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon
Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon

12–1pm

FREE

Join author and former editor Jenny Lynch to hear about the late Jean Wishart and her successful development of New Zealand Woman's Weekly.

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Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing
Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 7 May 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 7 May 2021

FREE

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

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Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays
Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays

12–1pm

FREE

Join historian and former research librarian David Verran to find out what Lieutenant Cooper did in his summer holidays in 1850.

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Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations
Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations

6—7pm

FREE

We invite you to a timely, down-to-earth conversation about Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa in 2021. In this conversation, Te Kawehau Hoskins and Alison Jones discuss their entangled trajectories as writers, thinkers and activists. 

Online Collection: Celebrating Mother's Day (9 May 2021)

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Mother and Child (Jean and Anton Jones with Portrait of Fred Jones behind)
Mother and Child (Jean and Anton Jones with Portrait of Fred Jones behind)

Rita Angus

Production date
1942
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
460 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/6
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Mere and Siulolovao, Otago Peninsula
Mere and Siulolovao, Otago Peninsula

Robin White

Production date
1978
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
617 x 385 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/19
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Ruatoria
Ruatoria

Ans Westra

Production date
1964
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
285 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/51/6
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Heeni Hirini and child [previously known as Ana Rupene and child]
Heeni Hirini and child [previously known as Ana Rupene and child]

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1878
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
814 x 690 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/1
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Dreams of the Future
Dreams of the Future

Tony Tollet

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1235 x 1015 x 25 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1929
Accession no
1929/9/2
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Child in a Pram
Child in a Pram

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1925
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
864 x 685 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/20/4
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Large composition with Harry folding napkin
Large composition with Harry folding napkin

Michael Smither

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1272 x 971 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2008
Accession no
2008/16/2
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Little Handful
Little Handful

Salomon van Abbé

Production date
1929
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
263 x 265 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/248
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Maternity
Maternity

William Lee-Hankey

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
250 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/117
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Mother and child
Mother and child

Grace Joel

Production date
circa 1904
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
546 x 403 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/18/2
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Lifting my mother for as long as I can (2011)
Lifting my mother for as long as I can (2011)

Campbell Patterson

Production date
2011
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound, 19” LCD monitor
Size (h x w)
5min 59sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and Chartwell Collection, purchased 2011
Accession no
2011/24/6
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Mother and Cactus plant, 1979
Mother and Cactus plant, 1979

Peter Black

Production date
1979
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
162 x 168 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/4/2

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