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Manpower: Myths of Masculinity
Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

FREE

Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

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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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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now sold out. 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.

SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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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

Horned Wheel
Horned Wheel

Don Driver

Production date
1986
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
1120 x 440 x 440 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/32/2
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Screen
Screen

Don Driver

Production date
1985
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
2060 x 2240 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
C2012/1/7
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Sugar and Spice
Sugar and Spice

Don Driver

Production date
1980
Medium
found objects, plastic, steel, hemp, nylon and wood
Size (h x w)
1430 x 720 x 590 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2001
Accession no
C2001/1/8
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With Spirit
With Spirit

Don Driver

Production date
1978
Medium
vinyl, wood and metal
Size (h x w)
2575 x 915 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gifted in memory of Don Driver by Jim Barr and Mary Barr, 2011
Accession no
2011/25/1
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Pathways
Pathways

Don Driver

Production date
1999
Medium
mixed media, butanol, board
Size (h x w)
2151 x 2441 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2008
Accession no
C2008/1/9/1.1-2
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Three ladders
Three ladders

Don Driver

Production date
1981
Medium
tea chest, overcoat, ladder
Size (h x w)
595 x 505 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1982
Accession no
1982/29
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Wet Suit
Wet Suit

Don Driver

Production date
1991
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
1480 x 390 x 230 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/32/1
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Tooled Skin Pocket
Tooled Skin Pocket

Don Driver

Production date
1982
Medium
fabric, animal skin, metal pole
Size (h x w)
1115 x 2000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/42/4.1-2
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Large brass
Large brass

Don Driver

Production date
1966
Medium
brass relief
Size (h x w)
1149 x 1127 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/8
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Preparation for Hanging
Preparation for Hanging

Don Driver

Production date
1975
Medium
wood, aluminium, canvas, lead, leather, rubber, rope and acrylic
Size (h x w)
1780 x 1210 x 160 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
C2018/1/24/3
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Trouser Piece
Trouser Piece

Don Driver

Production date
1981
Medium
canvas, woollen pants, socks, denim and synthetic rope
Size (h x w)
1725 x 2240 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
C2019/1/28/1
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Own Drum
Own Drum

Don Driver

Production date
1967
Medium
mixed media assemblage, metal chain, wood, perspex, corrugated cardboard, rivets
Size (h x w)
920 x 1225 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
C2017/1/15/6
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Dried Blood
Dried Blood

Don Driver

Production date
1982
Medium
canvas, nylon, wool, hessian, and acrylic fabric, steel tube
Size (h x w)
2125 x 1925 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1983
Accession no
C1994/1/104
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Two horizontal
Two horizontal

Don Driver

Production date
1977
Medium
galvanised iron, canvas, cord, nylon, plastic
Size (h x w)
2750 x 1665 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/52
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Red Bundespost Pocket
Red Bundespost Pocket

Don Driver

Production date
1981
Medium
canvas, fabric and clothing
Size (h x w)
1700 x 1300 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/9
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Eight Part Piece
Eight Part Piece

Don Driver

Production date
1972
Medium
acrylic on eight joined canvas stretchers
Size (h x w)
1810 x 1490 x 45 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/13
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Rural Planes
Rural Planes

Don Driver

Production date
1994
Medium
found painted tin can, animal skull, steel on found wooden panels
Size (h x w)
1000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/11
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Euclid
Euclid

Don Driver

Production date
1968
Medium
enamel and stainless steel on plywood construct
Size (h x w)
1450 x 1120 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/21
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Ground Nut
Ground Nut

Don Driver

Production date
1983
Size (h x w)
1780 x 4340 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/13
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Black and White
Black and White

Don Driver

Production date
1999
Medium
collage
Size (h x w)
920 x 700 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
C2019/1/26/2
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Not on display

untitled
untitled

Don Driver

Production date
2000
Medium
collage, plastic
Size (h x w)
1040 x 820 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
C2019/1/26/1
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Fresh from Walls
Fresh from Walls

Don Driver

Production date
1982
Medium
found objects and plastic
Size (h x w)
2680 x 6030 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1989
Accession no
C1994/1/329.1-4
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Not on display

Duraband 10
Duraband 10

Don Driver

Production date
1988
Medium
plastic webbing on plastic
Size (h x w)
1300 x 2160 x 200 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/291
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Horizontal Relief
Horizontal Relief

Don Driver

Production date
1973
Medium
acrylic on canvas, and stainless steel, wooden frame
Size (h x w)
1333 x 1849 x 65 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/247
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Horizontal Relief
Horizontal Relief

Don Driver

Production date
1973
Medium
acrylic on canvas and lacquered board
Size (h x w)
1175 x 1703 x 65 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2011
Accession no
C2011/1/10/4
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Not on display

Private cosmos II
Private cosmos II

Don Driver

Production date
1974
Medium
corten steel, stainless steel, Perspex, plastic
Size (h x w)
915 x 915 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/25
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Blue-green diagonal
Blue-green diagonal

Don Driver

Production date
early 1970s
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1536 x 1555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/57
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McKechnie Brothers Mural
McKechnie Brothers Mural

Don Driver

Production date
1967
Medium
brass, copper, aluminium
Size (h x w)
1600 x 3500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Phillip Clemow, 2003
Accession no
2003/36
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Not on display

Painted Relief No. 11
Painted Relief No. 11

Don Driver

Production date
1971-1972
Medium
lacquer on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1435 x 2960 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/20
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Len Lye
Len Lye

Don Driver

Production date
1978
Medium
metal, taxidermy, woollen hat
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/16
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Not on display

Carnival
Carnival

Don Driver

Production date
1999
Medium
collage, acrylic, canvas, fabric
Size (h x w)
930 x 710 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
C2019/1/26/3
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Two pitchforks
Two pitchforks

Don Driver

Production date
1981
Medium
pitchforks, galvanised iron, cotton, plastic, canvas
Size (h x w)
2695 x 1308 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/30.1-3
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PS Handle With Care
PS Handle With Care

Don Driver

Production date
1968
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
1246 x 919 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/39
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