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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

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Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Late Night Art
Late Night Art

5–9pm

FREE

Explore the Gallery after hours during Artweek Auckland's 'Late Night Art' event. Experience an evening of programmed activities and events and enjoy access to all exhibitions, including Guerrilla Girls: Reinventing the ‘F’ Word – Feminism! on its last day before the exhibition closes.

Late Night Art

5–9pm

FREE

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Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery
Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery

10.30am–12.00pm & 1.00pm–2.30pm

$50 Non–Members, $40 AAG Members Book now

Join us for a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Gallery and visit the painting and paper conservation studios. More than just a tour, you will meet the conservators and see some of their current projects.

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery

10.30am–12.00pm & 1.00pm–2.30pm

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

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Members Preview: Denmark Design
Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath
Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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 Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton
Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members

Let celebrated writer and curator Justin Paton take you on a visual journey through the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, as Colin McCahon loved and painted it. With this talk, we celebrate Paton’s landmark new book McCahon Country, published in association with Penguin Random House on the 100th anniversary of McCahon's birth.

Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members

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 Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

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Wood Workshop at The Warren
Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Follow: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project
Follow: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project

1.30pm–4.30pm (5.30pm–8pm on Tue 15 Oct)

FREE to book via eventfinda Book now

Follow: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project

1.30pm–4.30pm (5.30pm–8pm on Tue 15 Oct)

FREE to book via eventfinda Book now

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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Artworks

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[Flower]
[Flower]

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
750 x 550 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/150
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On display

Rocks at French Bay
Rocks at French Bay

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1959
Medium
ink and oil on unstretched canvas
Size (h x w)
1960 x 1925 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/210
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Altar - still life
Altar - still life

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
560 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/244
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Puketutu Manukau 2: Puketutu from the beach
Puketutu Manukau 2: Puketutu from the beach

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Peter Webb, 1958
Accession no
1958/3/1/2.1-2
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Puketutu Manukau 4: View within an oval
Puketutu Manukau 4: View within an oval

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
216 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Peter Webb, 1958
Accession no
1958/3/1/4.1-2
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The Marys at the Tomb
The Marys at the Tomb

Colin McCahon

Production date
1950
Medium
oil on canvas on hardboard
Size (h x w)
806 x 1054 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1960
Accession no
1960/24/2
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Three
Three

Colin McCahon

Production date
1958
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
380 x 278 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/14/4
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Towards Auckland 5
Towards Auckland 5

Colin McCahon

Production date
1953
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
543 x 748 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/23
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Kauri
Kauri

Colin McCahon

Production date
1954
Medium
ink wash on paper
Size (h x w)
636 x 509 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/3/5
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Caltex 2
Caltex 2

Colin McCahon

Production date
1965
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
508 x 813 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/15/1
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Gate 1
Gate 1

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961
Medium
oil on canvas on board
Size (h x w)
845 x 927 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/15/4
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Six days in Nelson and Canterbury
Six days in Nelson and Canterbury

Colin McCahon

Production date
1950
Medium
oil on canvas on hardboard
Size (h x w)
885 x 1165 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon through the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1978
Accession no
1978/12
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North Otago
North Otago

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
80 x 105 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist through the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1979
Accession no
1979/44
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"Wild the hedgerows ..." (Plate 1)
"Wild the hedgerows ..." (Plate 1)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
355 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/18/2
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On display

One: Christ is condemned to death
One: Christ is condemned to death

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/1
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On display

Fourteen: He is laid in the Tomb
Fourteen: He is laid in the Tomb

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/14
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On display

Three: His first fall
Three: His first fall

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/3
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On display

Eight: He Meets the women of Jerusalem
Eight: He Meets the women of Jerusalem

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1966
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on 14 sheets of paper on cardboard
Size (h x w)
750 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1981
Accession no
1981/27/8
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Not on display

Kauri
Kauri

Colin McCahon

Production date
1957
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
703 x 1180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/14/3
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Not on display

I talk of Goya
I talk of Goya

Colin McCahon

Production date
1976
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on plywood panels
Size (h x w)
1522 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss L D Gilmour, 1983
Accession no
1983/48/1
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Victory over death
Victory over death

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Size (h x w)
610 x 610 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss L D Gilmour, 1983
Accession no
1983/48/8
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Necessary protection
Necessary protection

Colin McCahon

Production date
1971
Medium
charcoal on paper
Size (h x w)
1040 x 685 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/17/1
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Not on display

Gate 10
Gate 10

Colin McCahon

Production date
1961
Medium
enamel on board
Size (h x w)
1215 x 950 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1985
Accession no
1985/64/3
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Not on display

Comet (F8, F9, F10)
Comet (F8, F9, F10)

Colin McCahon

Production date
1974
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on unstretched jute canvas
Size (h x w)
924 x 511 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs A J Gibbs, Patron's Circle, 1987
Accession no
1987/14.1-3
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The Promised Land
The Promised Land

Colin McCahon

Production date
Aug 1948
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
920 x 1370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the McCahon Family, 1988
Accession no
1989/51/1
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[Carter Observatory, Kelburn]
[Carter Observatory, Kelburn]

Colin McCahon

Production date
1943
Medium
watercolour and pencil
Size (h x w)
255 x 194 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss L D Gilmour, 1990
Accession no
1990/1/2
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Northland
Northland

Colin McCahon

Production date
1962
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
674 x 779 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/15
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Christ as a Lamp
Christ as a Lamp

Colin McCahon

Production date
circa 1948
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
648 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/2
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Not on display

XP
XP

Colin McCahon

Production date
1965
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Size (h x w)
1211 x 905 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/21
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Not on display

A word to you who have great possessions
A word to you who have great possessions

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
1550 x 550 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/26
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He was not himself the light
He was not himself the light

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/32
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Not on display

The Lark's Song
The Lark's Song

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/37
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Not on display

Poetry is the tongue of the poor
Poetry is the tongue of the poor

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/43
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Not on display

These paintings, all on the best quality materials
These paintings, all on the best quality materials

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/48
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Not on display

Crucifixion
Crucifixion

Colin McCahon

Production date
1949
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
471 x 444 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/5
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Not on display

Necessary Protection no. 5
Necessary Protection no. 5

Colin McCahon

Production date
1971
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
585 x 776 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/54
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Type Catalogue owned by Colin McCahon
Type Catalogue owned by Colin McCahon
Production date
circa 1960
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2006/5

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