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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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All That Was Solid Melts
All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

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POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October
POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October

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 Sudnay 24 October 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.

POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

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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Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing on 16 July with a performance by improvised music duo Hermione Johnson (prepared piano) and Simon Allen (percussion).

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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Auckland Harbour
Auckland Harbour

Kennett Watkins

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
324 x 210 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss Connie Lloyd, 1982
Accession no
1982/23/3
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Departure of the six canoes from Raratonga for New Zealand
Departure of the six canoes from Raratonga for New Zealand

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1906
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1075 x 2140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Marshall, 1914
Accession no
U/26
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Okiwi Geyser, Rotomahana
Okiwi Geyser, Rotomahana

Kennett Watkins

Production date
circa 1877
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
458 x 335 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1922
Accession no
1922/3
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Afternoon up Channel, Auckland Harbour
Afternoon up Channel, Auckland Harbour

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1893
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
280 x 225 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/3
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The Home of the cormorants, Waitakere Ranges
The Home of the cormorants, Waitakere Ranges

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1886
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
584 x 768 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of students of the artist, 1888
Accession no
1888/1
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Landscape, Waikaremoana
Landscape, Waikaremoana

Kennett Watkins

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
251 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Norman Kemp Estate
Accession no
1997/8/2
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Coromandel Harbour
Coromandel Harbour

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1889
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
381 x 635 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1966
Accession no
1966/11
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The Legend of the Voyage to New Zealand
The Legend of the Voyage to New Zealand

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1912
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1321 x 2667 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Messrs Samuel Vaile & Sons, 1914
Accession no
U/32
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Moon behind the trees
Moon behind the trees

Kennett Watkins

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
211 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of the Norman Kemp Estate, 1997
Accession no
1997/8/1
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The Phantom canoe: a legend of Lake Tarawera
The Phantom canoe: a legend of Lake Tarawera

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1888
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1175 x 1858 x 70 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/72
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The Legend of the Voyage to New Zealand
The Legend of the Voyage to New Zealand

Kennett Watkins

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
106 x 208 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of the Norman Kemp Estate, 1997
Accession no
1997/8/3
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Taitai, Tapuaeroa Valley, East Coast
Taitai, Tapuaeroa Valley, East Coast

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1919
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
140 x 262 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ms Patricia Valpy Oakden, 1982
Accession no
1982/10
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Clifftop, Auckland Harbour
Clifftop, Auckland Harbour

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1914
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
302 x 215 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Miss Connie Lloyd, 1982
Accession no
1982/23/4
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The Haunt of the Moa, a scene in Puriri Forest
The Haunt of the Moa, a scene in Puriri Forest

Kennett Watkins

Production date
1885
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1146 x 1960 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/332
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