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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Signed, Theo Schoon | Special screening and conversation
Signed, Theo Schoon | Special screening and conversation

6–8pm

Members $17, Non-Members $22 Book now

Join us for a special screening of the new documentary, Signed, Theo Schoon, followed by a discussion between Nathan Pōhio (Senior Curator, Māori Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki) and award-winning arts columnist, advisor and writer Hamish Coney. Offering insights to the film’s production and exploring the many threads of Aotearoa’s art history bundled up in it, this exclusive in-conversation will expand upon the daring career of Theo Schoon and its significance in Aotearoa’s creative landscape.

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Gilbert & George: Members Tour I
Gilbert & George: Members Tour I

12–1pm

Free for Members (bookings required) Book now

Gilbert & George: Members Tour I

12–1pm

Free for Members (bookings required) Book now

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Kindred Spirits: Artists' Kōrero
Kindred Spirits: Artists' Kōrero

6—7.30pm

Members $12, Non-Members $15 Book now

Venture into Sione Monū and Manuha’apai Vaeatangitau’s sparkling, futuristic world of Kindred: A Leitī Chronicle with an exclusive artists’ kōrero this July.

Sione and Manu will be joined by artist Edith Amituanai, exploring the many threads which come together to form Kindred: A Leitī Chronicle. The kōrero will cover the background and process behind Kindred, as well as the brand-new Members tote bag which features original work from the artists created exclusively for you, our Members. Light refreshments will be available before and after the talk, courtesy of Almighty Drinks.

Kindred Spirits: Artists' Kōrero

6—7.30pm

Members $12, Non-Members $15 Book now

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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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SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting
SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

Please note: This event has now sold out.

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.

SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

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Gilbert & George: Members Tour II
Gilbert & George: Members Tour II

12–1pm

Free for Members (bookings required) Book now

Gilbert & George: Members Tour II

12–1pm

Free for Members (bookings required) 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.
 

Frequently asked questions

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If you’re interested in giving a little extra support, consider joining one of our many donor groups or make a one-off donation here.

Contact

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