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Manpower: Myths of Masculinity
Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

FREE

Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

FREE

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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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Kintsugi workshop - March
Kintsugi workshop - March

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 Sunday 6 March 2022 (restrictions allowing) 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.

Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop
Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop

10.30am—3pm

From $150 Book now

Harnessing the youthful spirit of the sixties and embracing new mass-production techniques, Mary Quant created a new look for modern women. Be inspired by Quants work and play around with different materials and styles to create your own mini fashion sketch portfolio.

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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 17 October. It will now go ahead on Sunday 28 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Saturday 16 October. It will now go ahead on Saturday 27 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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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Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen
Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

Members only – pay what you want Book now

Texas-based professor and writer, Janine Barchas returns to New Zealand to share some surprising findings about early art rentals.

Please note: This is an online event.

Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

Members only – pay what you want Book now

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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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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

Cosi van Tutti
Cosi van Tutti

Denys Watkins

Production date
1986
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
126 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/17/9.1-2
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Natural Medicine
Natural Medicine

Denys Watkins

Production date
1988
Medium
oil on canvas board
Size (h x w)
315 x 405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs A T Gibbs, 1994
Accession no
1994/1/13
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Etruscan Excavation
Etruscan Excavation

Denys Watkins

Production date
1986
Medium
oil stick and acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
700 x 990 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/199
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Stony Balance
Stony Balance

Denys Watkins

Production date
1972
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
692 x 489 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/20
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Parkinson's study
Parkinson's study

Denys Watkins

Production date
circa 1990
Medium
lithograph (arches 88 300gm paper)
Size (h x w)
490 x 595 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds provided by the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board, 1991
Accession no
1991/22/18
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There Was A Dampness Under My Armpits
There Was A Dampness Under My Armpits

Denys Watkins

Production date
1985
Medium
oil and acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
890 x 3430 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/160.1-3
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Suspended animation
Suspended animation

Denys Watkins

Production date
1986
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2208 x 1650 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Transfield Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/28
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Fringe Benefits
Fringe Benefits

Denys Watkins

Production date
1978
Medium
ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
470 x 790 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1979
Accession no
1979/4
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Heroes and villains
Heroes and villains

Denys Watkins

Production date
1984
Medium
acrylic, oil stick and beeswax on canvas
Size (h x w)
1837 x 2041 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/12
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this is it
this is it

Denys Watkins

Production date
2012
Medium
acrylic on linen
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/26/2.1-2
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earth house hold
earth house hold

Denys Watkins

Production date
2012
Medium
acrylic on linen
Size (h x w)
1200 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/26/1.1-2
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Han Shan's Sling Shot
Han Shan's Sling Shot

Denys Watkins

Production date
1975
Medium
canvas, ceramic, wood, string
Size (h x w)
1143 x 1778 x 2159 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/40/2
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Star Map
Star Map

Denys Watkins

Production date
1976
Medium
charcoal, acrylic, mixed media
Size (h x w)
2133 x 1879 x 1422 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/33
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Science
Science

Denys Watkins

Production date
1982
Medium
aquatint, etching and roulette
Size (h x w)
496 x 490 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/33/3
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Cosi van Tutti
Cosi van Tutti

Denys Watkins

Production date
1986
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
433 x 612 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/16/6
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Hairlip
Hairlip

Denys Watkins

Production date
1978
Medium
etching and aquatint
Size (h x w)
800 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/1
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Water Testers in a Structural Situation
Water Testers in a Structural Situation

Denys Watkins

Production date
1972
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
364 x 488 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/67/1
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Swamp Rising
Swamp Rising

Denys Watkins

Production date
1975
Medium
photo-etching
Size (h x w)
521 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/40/3
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Not on display

South Africa - Time is Running Out
South Africa - Time is Running Out

Denys Watkins

Production date
1985
Medium
silkscreen
Size (h x w)
297 x 585 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/52/13
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Not on display

Cosi van Tutti
Cosi van Tutti

Denys Watkins

Production date
1986
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
120 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of NZI Corporation, 1986
Accession no
1986/17/8.1-2
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