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Mother Tongue
Mother Tongue

FREE

Mother Tongue

FREE

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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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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: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021
SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

Join us for a rare weekend opportunity to visit Gibbs Farm, helping to raise funds for Auckland Art Gallery.

SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

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Karanga Atu, Karanga Mai: GALS Auckland Rainbow Choir with Pride
Karanga Atu, Karanga Mai: GALS Auckland Rainbow Choir with Pride

2—3pm

FREE

A colourful celebration of community and voice as part of Auckland Pride Festival 2021.

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Atamira Dance Company: TŌTORU - Threefold, Triple, Trio
Atamira Dance Company: TŌTORU - Threefold, Triple, Trio

10am—5pm

FREE

Welcoming visitors over the opening weekend of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, dancers from Atamira Dance Company will activate aspects of the water pool located at the entrance of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

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Curator talk | Mother Tongue
Curator talk | Mother Tongue

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Join co-ordinating curator Ane Tonga as she discusses Angelica Mesiti's video installation Mother Tongue.

Curator talk | Mother Tongue

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films
Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am—4pm. Screenings begin on the hour.

FREE

Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am—4pm. Screenings begin on the hour.

FREE

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School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

School holiday programmes with activities inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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

Fridays 6.30pm from 15 Jan 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30pm from 15 Jan 2021

FREE

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Hīkoi to Britomart
Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 12pm & 2pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees Buy tickets

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

Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 12pm & 2pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees Buy tickets

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Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!
Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!

Weekends & school holiday weekdays, 11am—3pm

FREE

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

 

 

 

 

 

Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!

Weekends & school holiday weekdays, 11am—3pm

FREE

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays (except Fri 1 Jan 2021) until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays (except Fri 1 Jan 2021) until 9pm

FREE

Artworks

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Skin
Skin

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1987
Medium
clay
Size (h x w)
1850 x 1450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/41/2
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Shelter : bark, twigs, flax and other vegetable fibres
Shelter : bark, twigs, flax and other vegetable fibres

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
610 x 430 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/2
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Body Parts - Beach, Bush and Garden
Body Parts - Beach, Bush and Garden

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1987-1989
Medium
glass-fronted cupboards, fired clay, bronze, plaster, latex, copper-coated fired clay and wooden chair
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/3
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
124 x 82 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/3
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Sweeping Clearing
Sweeping Clearing

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
feathers, coconut fibre,
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/5
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Rocks for Women's Roads
Rocks for Women's Roads

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
9 stones in 9 flax baskets on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/11
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Birds of a Feather Flock
Birds of a Feather Flock

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone, leatherwork and feathers on muslin in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/3
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Flax Beaters
Flax Beaters

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone and string on knitted cotton on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/6
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
123 x 84 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/6
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
122 x 82 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/4
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Dressing Enhancing
Dressing Enhancing

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
doghair tuffs, coconut fibre, hair, mother of pearl
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/6
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Gathering Collecting
Gathering Collecting

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
red feather earring (tuenga telinga), red baize, flax
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/1
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Skin Scrapers
Skin Scrapers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
5 stones on animal skin in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/12
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Moon Stones on Sticks
Moon Stones on Sticks

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
stones, driftwood and string on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/7
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Women's Work : Women's Skin Scrapers
Women's Work : Women's Skin Scrapers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
500 x 650 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/3
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Hylic Tie
Hylic Tie

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
low fired clay, driftwood, barnacles, pumice, shell, thread
Size (h x w)
85 x 150 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/62/1.1-2
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Disguises
Disguises

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
122 x 80 x 6 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/21/2
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Dressing Embellishing
Dressing Embellishing

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
hibicus purau, feathers
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/4
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Rocks for Women's Roads
Rocks for Women's Roads

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
11 stones in 10 flax baskets on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/10
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Bird Stones on Sticks
Bird Stones on Sticks

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
wood, stones and string on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/2
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Flax Beaters
Flax Beaters

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stones and string on knitted flax on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/5
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Sink and Swim
Sink and Swim

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1987
Medium
lead and latex
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/41/1
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Shelter
Shelter

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
610 x 430 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/1
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Change/Exchange
Change/Exchange

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2008-2016
Medium
wooden glazed boxes, found objects, silk,linen, cotton and woollen cloth, various cordage and thread, paint, tapa, paper, feathers,, shells, beads, buttons, vellum, ribbons, lace, and artificial flowers.
Size (h x w)
230 x 285 x 43 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2016
Accession no
2016/23/3.1-127
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Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Christine Hellyar Artist Books

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Christine Hellyar, 1998
Accession no
RC2003/3
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Titles
Titles

Christine Hellyar

Production date
Unknown
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
420 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/20
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Binding Restricting
Binding Restricting

Christine Hellyar

Production date
2003
Medium
pumice, plaited hibiscus purau, embroidery silks, flax, fibres
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/29/3
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My Devotion Poles
My Devotion Poles

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1976
Medium
latex rubber and aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/32
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Mouth
Mouth

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1979
Medium
plaster, linen, twigs, wool and cuttlefish
Size (h x w)
25 x 742 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/62/3
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Rock layers
Rock layers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1981
Medium
low fired clay, lead
Size (h x w)
512 x 74 x 261 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/45
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Tool Trays
Tool Trays

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
45 x 800 x 2800 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55
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Women's Grubbers
Women's Grubbers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
wood, leather, stone and string on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/14
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Birds of a Feather Flock
Birds of a Feather Flock

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone, string and feathers on a padded muslin bag in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/4
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Moth Rocks not on Sticks
Moth Rocks not on Sticks

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
10 stones and copper nails on felt in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/9
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Fungus and Supplejack Back Scratchers and Fish Bone Back Stabbers
Fungus and Supplejack Back Scratchers and Fish Bone Back Stabbers

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1984
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
650 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/44/5
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Christian Names
Christian Names

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1985-1987
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
223 x 145 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/19
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Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Christine Hellyar Artist Books
Production date
1984-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Christine Hellyar, 1998
Accession no
RC2003/3

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