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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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He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed
He tātai whetū ki te rangi | Reuben Paterson - Postponed

| New date coming soon

Free

Engage with contemporary artist Reuben Paterson’s (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) awe-inspiring sculpture by in this free public artist kōrero (talk). 

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Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt
Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt returns with an exciting two-day workshop (two consecutive Sundays) dedicated to developing your visual language. Expand your skillset through curated practical exercises and gain an advanced understanding of photography as a storytelling medium.

Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

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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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Not on display

The Reception of Captain Cook, in Hapaee
The Reception of Captain Cook, in Hapaee

John Webber James Heath

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
408 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2006
Accession no
2006/3/5
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A View of Huaheine
A View of Huaheine

W Byrne John Webber

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
230 x 468 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr W W Gunson 1971
Accession no
1971/5
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A Night dance by women, in Hapaee
A Night dance by women, in Hapaee

Morris John Webber

Production date
18th century
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
228 x 342 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/166
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A view of a snug corner cove in Prince William's Sound
A view of a snug corner cove in Prince William's Sound

Eastgate John Webber

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
216 x 362 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/74
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The Inside of a Hippah in New Zealand
The Inside of a Hippah in New Zealand

Rennoldson John Webber

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
170 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Thomson W Leys, 1916
Accession no
1916/9
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Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Capt Cook
Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Capt Cook

John Webber B. T. Pouncy

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
255 x 395 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2009
Accession no
2009/20/4
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Not on display

An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands
An Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands

Heath John Webber

Production date
18th century
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
137 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/109
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A View of Karakakooa, in Owyhee
A View of Karakakooa, in Owyhee

John Webber John Taylor

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
219 x 314 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/200
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Not on display

A Night dance by men, in Hapaee
A Night dance by men, in Hapaee

J Dadly John Webber

Production date
18th century
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
224 x 342 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/65
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A Human Sacrifice, in a Morai, in Otaheite
A Human Sacrifice, in a Morai, in Otaheite

John Webber William Woollett

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving on paper
Size (h x w)
287 x 488 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/29/7
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Not on display

A Young Woman of Otaheite, Dancing
A Young Woman of Otaheite, Dancing

John Webber John Sherwin

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving on paper
Size (h x w)
280 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/29/9
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Not on display

Boats of the Friendly Islands
Boats of the Friendly Islands

John Webber

Production date
1791
Medium
soft-ground etching
Size (h x w)
403 x 521 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/284
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Not on display

View at Anamooka
View at Anamooka

John Webber William Angus

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
138 x 177 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/41
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Not on display

A Fiatooka, or Morai, in Tongataboo
A Fiatooka, or Morai, in Tongataboo

John Webber William Ellis

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
402 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2006
Accession no
2006/3/8
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Not on display

A Dance in Otaheite
A Dance in Otaheite

John Webber John Sherwin

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
402 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2006
Accession no
2006/3/10
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A Young Woman of Otaheite, bringing a Present
A Young Woman of Otaheite, bringing a Present

John Webber Francesco Bartolozzi

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving on paper
Size (h x w)
347 x 276 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/29/8
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Not on display

The Inside of a Hippah, in New Zeeland
The Inside of a Hippah, in New Zeeland

John Webber B. T. Pouncy

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
255 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2009
Accession no
2009/20/1
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Not on display

Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Captain Cook
Tereoboo, King of Owyhee, bringing presents to Captain Cook

Hogg John Webber

Production date
18th century
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
187 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/112
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Not on display

An Offering before Captain Cook, in one of the Sandwich Islands
An Offering before Captain Cook, in one of the Sandwich Islands

J G Wooding John Webber

Production date
Unknown
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
219 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/291
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