Members form a like-minded community of art lovers. Your annual contribution supports our exhibition programmes, conservation work, research, publishing, education, family programming, and the acquisition of artworks.

We'll connect you with artists, curators, conservators and each other through our Members email newsletter, special events and exclusive access. You may unsubscribe at any time. If you're not receiving our regular newsletters to your inbox, but would like to, let us know.

Benefits

Members enjoy a range of benefits, including free unlimited entry to paid exhibitions, access to special events, discounts in our shop and café, and more.

Members Lounge

As a Member, you receive access to our Members Lounge, located on Level 2 of the Gallery. Click here for Lounge opening hours and more information. 

Upcoming events

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Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival: Mau
Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival: Mau

6–7.30pm

from $28 Book now

For all you design aficionados out there, we have the movie night of your dreams lined up on 12 May. As part of the Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival 2022, we are partnering with Rialto Cinemas Newmarket and Island Magazine to bring you a special screening of Mau (2021), directed by Benjamin & Jono Bergmann.

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SOLD OUT | In Conversation with Robin White: Something Is Happening Here
SOLD OUT | In Conversation with Robin White: Something Is Happening Here

2–3pm

Members $20, Non-Members $28 Book now

This May, we are proud to be hosting Dame Robin White for a celebration of the major new publication, Robin White: Something Is Happening Here. A true national treasure and one of Aotearoa’s most beloved contemporary artists, Robin will be sharing the stage with the book’s editors, Sarah Farrar, Jill Trevelyen and Nina Tonga. Following a panel discussion and Q&A, attendees will be able to purchase signed copies of the new landmark book.

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Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous
Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-night lecture series which explores the history of Christian Orthodox iconography and its influence on contemporary art. 

In these two lectures we will first explore the function of icons and how this affects their form, and then see how they inspired many key twentieth-century artists.

Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

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Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting
Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-day workshop on the time-honoured practice of icon painting. After creating your own egg tempera paint, you will learn the techniques of traditional iconography and walk away with a unique piece of your own.

Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

As a Member, you're invited to a programme of events, curated especially for you. From exhibition previews to creative workshops, lecture series to curator talks, and visits to artist and conservation studios, we've got something for everyone. 

Renew your Membership

When your membership is due for renewal, you’ll receive an email notification with an online payment link. Alternatively, you can renew at the information desk in the Gallery.
 

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Contact

Get in touch with us by email or phone +64 9 890 6173.