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Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled
Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

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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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

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The Back of the Painting
The Back of the Painting

The Back of the Painting

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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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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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: Kintsugi workshop - September
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now sold out.

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 - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for precision
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson as she reconstructs the artistic dialogue between Dutch abstract painter, Piet Mondrian and his younger British colleague, Ben Nicholson. Their relationship flourished in north London in late 1938, when the two friends worked side by side in neighbouring studios as the clouds of World War II gathered. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021
Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021

12—1pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland for a Members-only tour through this year’s nominees of Aotearoa New Zealand’s contemporary art award, the Walters Prize.

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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Please note: This event had been rescheduled and will go ahead on Wednesday 28 July. 

Celebrate the forthcoming, spectacular sculpture by contemporary artist Reuben Paterson (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) – a 10-metre-high crystal waka suspended vertically and casting a galaxy of stars over the Gallery’s forecourt pool.

Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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Drop-in Drawing Special Edition |  Experimental Sound and Sketching
Drop-in Drawing Special Edition | Experimental Sound and Sketching

Fri July 16, 6:30-8pm

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing with a performance by the renowned experimental pianist Hermione Johnson. 

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PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'
PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

PechaKucha Auckland (Japanese for “chit chat”) is a not-for-profit event collective celebrating Auckland’s creativity. 20 slides, 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Hosted at the Gallery, the theme of chapter #61 is 'unstoppable'. Ten creatives share their work and anticipate this powerful future.

PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

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Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi
Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

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

Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson to hear the story behind the creation of Claude Monet’s extraordinary water gardens at Giverny and the evolution of his Japanese bridge series, culminating in a discussion of a late bridge painting made by Monet, on loan at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul
New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts
Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts

2-3.15 pm

FREE

Join Curator Juliana Engberg as she leads you on a cathartic journey of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times. 

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Death café meet-up and tour
Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

Join us for a hosted discussion over coffee and cake about death and dying. Coinciding with the exhibition, All That Was Solid Melts, curated by Juliana Engberg, this event allows you to explore artworks that offer responses to solitude, grief, anxiety, calamity, ideas of time and restoration. 

Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

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Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts
Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts

6–7pm

FREE

Join Curator, Juliana Engberg and explore some highlights of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times, featuring powerful works by world-leading artists.

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Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

2—3pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite for a Members-only tour through the boundless experimentation of one of New Zealand’s acclaimed conceptual artists in Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.

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Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track
Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track

12–1pm

FREE

Join Giuseppe Gallina for this illustrated talk to learn about Modena and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track.

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

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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Inanga heitiki Y6521
Inanga heitiki Y6521

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2003
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
560 x 425 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/24
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Greenstone heitiki 30184.1, Ngai Tahu
Greenstone heitiki 30184.1, Ngai Tahu

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/5
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Still Life with Iris, Skull and Magnolia
Still Life with Iris, Skull and Magnolia

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2013
Medium
pigment ink on paper
Size (h x w)
1403 x 1765 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/40
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Greenstone heitiki 16401, Otago
Greenstone heitiki 16401, Otago

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/2
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Greenstone heitiki 30176, Waikouaiti
Greenstone heitiki 30176, Waikouaiti

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/7
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Prize of Lilies: Portrait of Joseph Makea
Prize of Lilies: Portrait of Joseph Makea

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1986
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
477 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/38
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Greenstone heitiki 30182, Kaiapoi
Greenstone heitiki 30182, Kaiapoi

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/4
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Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (painted), Samoa
Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (painted), Samoa

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2010
Medium
pigment inks on 308gsm Hahnmühle photo rag
Size (h x w)
1460 x 1100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2011
Accession no
2011/17/1
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Tiara
Tiara

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1990
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with selenium and sepia
Size (h x w)
240 x 170 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/20/2
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Taniwha
Taniwha

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1995
Medium
selenium toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
450 x 355 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1998
Accession no
C1998/1/10
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Greenstone heitiki 30187, Whareakeake - Murdering Beach
Greenstone heitiki 30187, Whareakeake - Murdering Beach

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/3
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Korimako, Anthornis melanura melanura, Bellbird's nest with four eggs, AV4423, Dunedin, 1990s, Otago Museum
Korimako, Anthornis melanura melanura, Bellbird's nest with four eggs, AV4423, D...

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2006
Medium
C-type print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1600 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2007
Accession no
C2007/1/6
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Heitiki 49406, Ngai Tahu
Heitiki 49406, Ngai Tahu

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/1
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Kawhia, Red Hill, Kai Iwi (triptych)
Kawhia, Red Hill, Kai Iwi (triptych)

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver photographic print toned with sulphite on paper
Size (h x w)
265 x 395 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2002
Accession no
2002/2/2.1-3
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Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (left profile, painted), Samoa
Portrait of a life cast of Tou Taloa (left profile, painted), Samoa

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2010
Medium
pigment inks on 308gsm Hahnemühle photo rag
Size (h x w)
1460 x 1100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2011
Accession no
2011/17/2
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Greenstone heitiki 30189, Timaru
Greenstone heitiki 30189, Timaru

Fiona Pardington

Production date
2001
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
604 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/37/6
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Soft Target I
Soft Target I

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1991
Medium
gelatin silver print in wooden frame with oil paint and collage
Size (h x w)
1350 x 995 x 144 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1991
Accession no
1991/9
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