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Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled
Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

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All That Was Solid Melts
All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

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The Back of the Painting
The Back of the Painting

The Back of the Painting

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Te Haerenga | The Passage
Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event is now sold out.

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs.

SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

Saturday 18 September 2021, 10.30am–12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

Saturday 18 September 2021, 10.30am–12pm

FREE

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for precision
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson as she reconstructs the artistic dialogue between Dutch abstract painter, Piet Mondrian and his younger British colleague, Ben Nicholson. Their relationship flourished in north London in late 1938, when the two friends worked side by side in neighbouring studios as the clouds of World War II gathered. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021
Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021

12—1pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland for a Members-only tour through this year’s nominees of Aotearoa New Zealand’s contemporary art award, the Walters Prize.

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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Please note: This event had been rescheduled and will go ahead on Wednesday 28 July. 

Celebrate the forthcoming, spectacular sculpture by contemporary artist Reuben Paterson (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) – a 10-metre-high crystal waka suspended vertically and casting a galaxy of stars over the Gallery’s forecourt pool.

Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'
PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

PechaKucha Auckland (Japanese for “chit chat”) is a not-for-profit event collective celebrating Auckland’s creativity. 20 slides, 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Hosted at the Gallery, the theme of chapter #61 is 'unstoppable'. Ten creatives share their work and anticipate this powerful future.

PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

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Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi
Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson to hear the story behind the creation of Claude Monet’s extraordinary water gardens at Giverny and the evolution of his Japanese bridge series, culminating in a discussion of a late bridge painting made by Monet, on loan at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul
New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts
Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts

2-3.15 pm

FREE

Join Curator Juliana Engberg as she leads you on a cathartic journey of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times. 

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Death café meet-up and tour
Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

Join us for a hosted discussion over coffee and cake about death and dying. Coinciding with the exhibition, All That Was Solid Melts, curated by Juliana Engberg, this event allows you to explore artworks that offer responses to solitude, grief, anxiety, calamity, ideas of time and restoration. 

Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

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Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts
Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts

6–7pm

FREE

Join Curator, Juliana Engberg and explore some highlights of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times, featuring powerful works by world-leading artists.

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Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

2—3pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite for a Members-only tour through the boundless experimentation of one of New Zealand’s acclaimed conceptual artists in Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.

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Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track
Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track

12–1pm

FREE

Join Giuseppe Gallina for this illustrated talk to learn about Modena and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track.

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He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed
He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed

| New date coming soon

Free

Engage with contemporary artist Reuben Paterson’s (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) awe-inspiring sculpture by in this free public artist kōrero (talk). 

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Sriwhana Spong’s The painter-tailor – Live performance
Sriwhana Spong’s The painter-tailor – Live performance

2—2.20pm

Free

Renowned New Zealand musicians and audio-visual artists, Beth Dawson, Jade Farley and Alice Sparrow perform a twenty-minute improvisation of Sriwhana Spong’s ‘personal orchestra’, a key component of Spong’s Walters Prize exhibition, The Painter-tailor, 2019-2021.

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Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt
Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt returns with an exciting two-day workshop (two consecutive Sundays) dedicated to developing your visual language. Expand your skillset through curated practical exercises and gain an advanced understanding of photography as a storytelling medium.

Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

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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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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

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Gallery tours
Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

FREE

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to introduce you to the art, artists, stories and histories that make up our Gallery.

Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

FREE

Artworks

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Not on display

Goldie Exhibition
Goldie Exhibition

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Roger Blackley

Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/16
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Not on display

Colin McCahon Artist Files
Colin McCahon Artist Files

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1952-23 Dec 2015
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/6
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Albin Martin
Albin Martin

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Roger Blackley

Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/31
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Gretchen Albrecht, 2001
Gretchen Albrecht, 2001

John McDermott Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
2001
Medium
Black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
255 x 203 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2008/2
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Project Programme Archive
Project Programme Archive

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1975-1978
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2013/6
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Not on display

The 1950s Show
The 1950s Show

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Alexa Johnston

Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/2
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Not on display

Lindauer Art Gallery Visitors Book 1916-1918
Lindauer Art Gallery Visitors Book 1916-1918

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1916-1918
Medium
hard covered cloth bound book
Size (h x w)
400 x 280 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5/5/3
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Colin McCahon : Gates and Journeys
Colin McCahon : Gates and Journeys

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Alexa Johnston

Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/19
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Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Auckland Art Gallery Archive

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1893-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5
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The Portraits of Joseph Merrett
The Portraits of Joseph Merrett

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Roger Blackley

Production date
1983-1990
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/20
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Not on display

Pan Pacific Biennale 1976 Archive
Pan Pacific Biennale 1976 Archive

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1975-1977
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2014/4
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Not on display

Notes towards Catalogue of Curios in the Art Gallery Grey Collection
Notes towards Catalogue of Curios in the Art Gallery Grey Collection

Edward Shillington Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1892
Medium
unpublished loose-leaf manuscript
Size (h x w)
370 x 260 x 30 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2008/1
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John Reynolds Celebration of the New, 2010
John Reynolds Celebration of the New, 2010

John Reynolds Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
2010
Medium
Pastel on card
Size (h x w)
225 x 300 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Reynolds, 2010
Accession no
RC2011/1
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Auckland Art Gallery Visitors' Book 1893-1896
Auckland Art Gallery Visitors' Book 1893-1896

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1893-1896
Medium
hard covered cloth bound book
Size (h x w)
400 x 270 x 53 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5/5/1
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Len Lye : a personal mythology
Len Lye : a personal mythology

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Andrew Bogle

Production date
1978-1981
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/18
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The NZ Centennial Exhibition 1939-1940
The NZ Centennial Exhibition 1939-1940

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Roger Blackley

Production date
1939-1940
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/30
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John Kavanagh
John Kavanagh

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Alexa Johnston Eric Young

Production date
1979
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/32
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John Reynolds Logos for the New Gallery
John Reynolds Logos for the New Gallery

John Reynolds Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Production date
1995
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Reynolds, 1995
Accession no
RC2010/7
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Albin Martin
Albin Martin
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/31
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Alexis Hunter : Fears / Dreams / Desires Exhibition
Alexis Hunter : Fears / Dreams / Desires Exhibition
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/17
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As Good as Gold: Billy Apple Art Transactions, 1981 - 1991 exhibition
As Good as Gold: Billy Apple Art Transactions, 1981 - 1991 exhibition
Production date
1991-1992
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/9
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Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Auckland Art Gallery Archive
Production date
1893-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/5
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By the Waters of Babylon : the Art of A. Lois White Exhibition
By the Waters of Babylon : the Art of A. Lois White Exhibition
Production date
1980-1995
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/11
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Colin McCahon : Gates and Journeys
Colin McCahon : Gates and Journeys
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/19
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Colin McCahon Artist Files
Colin McCahon Artist Files
Production date
1952-23 Dec 2015
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/6
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Facsimile of Robin White's Nutiiran/ Kiribati Workbook
Facsimile of Robin White's Nutiiran/ Kiribati Workbook
Production date
1982-1983
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2004/3
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Frances Hodgkins 1869-1947: A Centenary Exhibition
Frances Hodgkins 1869-1947: A Centenary Exhibition
Production date
1969
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/28
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Golden Evenings : the Art of Alfred Sharpe Exhibition
Golden Evenings : the Art of Alfred Sharpe Exhibition
Production date
1870-1908
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/7
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Goldie Exhibition
Goldie Exhibition
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/16
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Gretchen Albrecht, 2001
Gretchen Albrecht, 2001
Production date
2001
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2008/2
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John Kavanagh
John Kavanagh
Production date
1979
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/32
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John Reynolds Celebration of the New, 2010
John Reynolds Celebration of the New, 2010
Production date
2010
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Reynolds, 2010
Accession no
RC2011/1
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John Reynolds Logos for the New Gallery
John Reynolds Logos for the New Gallery
Production date
1995
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Reynolds, 1995
Accession no
RC2010/7
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Kate Newby's I'm just like a pile of leaves, 2011, Archive
Kate Newby's I'm just like a pile of leaves, 2011, Archive
Production date
2011
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2011/13
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Late Summer by Frances Hodgkins: Paintings and Drawings
Late Summer by Frances Hodgkins: Paintings and Drawings
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/27
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Len Lye : a personal mythology
Len Lye : a personal mythology
Production date
1978-1981
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/18
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Louise Henderson : the Cubist Years 1946 - 1958 exhibition
Louise Henderson : the Cubist Years 1946 - 1958 exhibition
Production date
1990-1992
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/3
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Luc Peire Environment III, 1973 Scrapbook and Notebook
Luc Peire Environment III, 1973 Scrapbook and Notebook
Production date
1973
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2004/1
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Molly Macalister: A Memorial Exhibition
Molly Macalister: A Memorial Exhibition
Production date
circa 1982
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/33
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Notes towards Catalogue of Curios in the Art Gallery Grey Collection
Notes towards Catalogue of Curios in the Art Gallery Grey Collection
Production date
1892
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2008/1
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Pan Pacific Biennale 1976 Archive
Pan Pacific Biennale 1976 Archive
Production date
1975-1977
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2014/4
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Panoramas of Auckland: 1841 - 1991 Exhibition
Panoramas of Auckland: 1841 - 1991 Exhibition
Production date
1988-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/8
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Project Programme Archive
Project Programme Archive
Production date
1975-1978
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2013/6
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Raymond McIntyre : 1897 - 1933 exhibition
Raymond McIntyre : 1897 - 1933 exhibition
Production date
1984
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/6
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Surface Tension : Ten Artists in the '90s exhibition
Surface Tension : Ten Artists in the '90s exhibition
Production date
1992
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/4
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The 1950s Show
The 1950s Show
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/2
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The NZ Centennial Exhibition 1939-1940
The NZ Centennial Exhibition 1939-1940
Production date
1939-1940
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/30
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The Portraits of Joseph Merrett
The Portraits of Joseph Merrett
Production date
1983-1990
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/20

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