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Romancing the Collection
Romancing the Collection

FREE

Romancing the Collection

FREE

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Guide Kaiārahi
Guide Kaiārahi

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi

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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POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October
POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 19 September. It will now go ahead on Sudnay 24 October and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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.

POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members Lounge. After a long winter, find your zen immersed in creativity and explore texture, fibres and colour. Fleur will support you to set your creativity free and make your own design using traditional and self-taught methods.

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Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods to create your own mini floral embroidery. Enjoy a day in the Members lounge surrounded by beautiful blooms and immersed in creativity as Fleur shares her favourite supplies, tips & techniques. You will be supported to create your own design and set your creativity free. 

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Yoga and Art Immersion
Yoga and Art Immersion

Weekly, Tuesday class, 5.30–6.30pm, Sunday class, 9–10.00am

Public $15, Members $12

Yoga and Art Immersion

Weekly, Tuesday class, 5.30–6.30pm, Sunday class, 9–10.00am

Public $15, Members $12

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A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious
A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious

1-1.45pm

FREE | Register Now

Join us for a specially designed interactive experience of Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.  

A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious

1-1.45pm

FREE | Register Now

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing on 16 July with a performance by improvised music duo Hermione Johnson (prepared piano) and Simon Allen (percussion).

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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Trees I
Trees I

Bessie Christie

Production date
1935
Medium
etching on paper
Size (h x w)
206 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/2/2
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Us Bathing at Takapuna
Us Bathing at Takapuna

Bessie Christie

Production date
1946
Medium
watercolour and ink
Size (h x w)
380 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/32
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Sunlight
Sunlight

Bessie Christie

Production date
20th century
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
365 x 425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/18
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Women in Brent's Lounge
Women in Brent's Lounge

Bessie Christie

Production date
circa 1949
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
559 x 711 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1949
Accession no
1949/9
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Buddha
Buddha

Bessie Christie

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
203 x 127 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1940
Accession no
1940/13/1
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Art class
Art class

Bessie Christie

Production date
circa 1948
Medium
oil on hardboard
Size (h x w)
470 x 620 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/40
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Auckland Life No 1 Boarding a Tramcar at 5pm
Auckland Life No 1 Boarding a Tramcar at 5pm

Bessie Christie

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wash
Size (h x w)
383 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of F J and J F Gwynne 1975
Accession no
1975/36
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Trees II
Trees II

Bessie Christie

Production date
20th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
219 x 142 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1937
Accession no
1937/11/2
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Flowers, Fruit and Glass
Flowers, Fruit and Glass

Bessie Christie

Production date
circa 1950
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
486 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/24
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Art Critic
Art Critic

Bessie Christie

Production date
1943
Medium
watercolour and conté
Size (h x w)
455 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marmaduke Spencer Bower, from the Waimakariri Art Collection Trust collection, 2017
Accession no
2017/13
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