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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

The Walters Prize 2021

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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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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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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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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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Skyward with Reuben Paterson
Skyward with Reuben Paterson

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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Discovering what's new with FamilySearch
Discovering what's new with FamilySearch

12–1pm

FREE

A refresher and an update to what's new with FamilySearch's New Zealand and Pacific operations manager Mike Higgins.

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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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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

In advance of an exhibition on the history and meanings of colour (2022), Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson explores exuberant paintings of British painter Howard Hodgkin through his relationship to India and its artistic traditions. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. Please note, this lecture will be held onsite in the Gallery Auditorium. As spaces are limited, please register for a free ticket using the booking link.

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

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Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton
Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free, Members only

Honoa ki te hono tawhiti ka kitea ai ki nga ringatoi Māori o enei rā. | Connect to the ancient past and see it through contemporary Māori artists. Journey with the artist, Shane Cotton and Senior Curator of International Art, Sophie Matthiesson as they explore the significance of vessels like the one central to the exhibition design, Te Puawai (pictured). During their midday conversation, they’ll explore the curatorial thinking behind Te Haerenga | The Passage.

Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free, Members only

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The stories we tell...
The stories we tell...

12–1pm

FREE

Join Principal Oral History Advisor Sue Berman to learn about the Auckland Stories archive and hear "The stories we tell...".

The stories we tell...

12–1pm

FREE

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Book event: The Back of the Painting
Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15, Volunteer Guides Free Book now

The authors of The Back of the Painting: Secrets and stories from art conservation – Linda Waters, Jenny Sherman and Sarah Hillary – convene for a lively discussion of their new book.

Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15, Volunteer Guides Free Book now

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event has 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 - May

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons
Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons

11am—12.30pm

FREE

An audio described tour through some of the Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art for blind and low vision patrons. 

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Aro Music
Aro Music

11am—12pm daily

FREE

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki are proud to bring you award-winning Aro Music to spice up your day. 

Aro Music

11am—12pm daily

FREE

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New Members Tour: Wed 26 May
New Members Tour: Wed 26 May

2–3pm

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: Wed 26 May

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations
Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations

6—7pm

FREE

We invite you to a timely, down-to-earth conversation about Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa in 2021. In this conversation, Te Kawehau Hoskins and Alison Jones discuss their entangled trajectories as writers, thinkers and activists. 

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Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions
Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Each month, we’re passing the mic to the people we work with to share the stories from the Back Office. Be it their favourite artwork, research or experiences on the job, they’ll be sharing their projects and passions.

 

Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays
Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays

12–1pm

FREE

Join historian and former research librarian David Verran to find out what Lieutenant Cooper did in his summer holidays in 1850.

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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the artists
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the artists

1pm—3pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear from this year’s four nominated artists, each speaking in front of their art installations. 

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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury

11am—12pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear the jury discussing four artworks, selected for their outstanding contributions to contemporary art in New Zealand in the preceding two-year period.

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Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon
Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon

12–1pm

FREE

Join author and former editor Jenny Lynch to hear about the late Jean Wishart and her successful development of New Zealand Woman's Weekly.

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 7 May 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 7 May 2021

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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in Pursuit of Venus [infected]
in Pursuit of Venus [infected]

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2015-2017
Medium
single-channel video, UltraHD, colour, 7.1 sound
Size (h x w)
1hrs 4min
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2014
Accession no
2014/24
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Ranginui
Ranginui

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium. C print.
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/4
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On display

Hinepukohurangi
Hinepukohurangi

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographic print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1990 x 990 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/1
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Not on display

Untitled [11 pairs of shoes]
Untitled [11 pairs of shoes]

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2001
Medium
leather
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/7.1-22
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Not on display

Chief Mourner, 2015 (Costume)
Chief Mourner, 2015 (Costume)

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2015
Medium
wood, textile, dyed chicken feathers, mother of pearl shell, coconut sticks, sennit
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2016
Accession no
2016/23/4/1.1-8
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Not on display

Tauira
Tauira

Lisa Reihana

Production date
1991
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
5min 24sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/13/2
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Not on display

Native Portraits n.19897
Native Portraits n.19897

Lisa Reihana

Production date
1998
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
34min
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/13/4
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On display

Hinewai
Hinewai

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographic print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1390 x 1190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/4
Hinewai

Lisa Reihana

On display

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On display

Kurangaituku
Kurangaituku

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographic print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1990 x 990 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/2
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Not on display

Maui
Maui

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/6
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Not on display

Wog Features
Wog Features

Lisa Reihana

Production date
1990
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
7min 50sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/13/1
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Not on display

Selfish Thirst
Selfish Thirst

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2004
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
4min 9sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2007
Accession no
2007/16
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Not on display

The Urban Warrior
The Urban Warrior

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/5
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Not on display

Hine-nui-te-po, 2015 (costume)
Hine-nui-te-po, 2015 (costume)

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2015
Medium
leather, plastic
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2016
Accession no
2016/23/4/2.1-3
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Not on display

Dandy
Dandy

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/1
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Not on display

Diva
Diva

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/3
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Not on display

Tukutuku Terrain
Tukutuku Terrain

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
two-channel video, standard definition (SD), 16:9, colour, silent
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/7.1-2
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Not on display

Digital Marae
Digital Marae

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographs on aluminium, leather and DVD
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3.1-7
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Not on display

Let there be light
Let there be light

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2001
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
3min 33sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/6
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On display

A Maori Dragon Story
A Maori Dragon Story

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
1995
Medium
16mm animation transferred to video, single channel, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
16min 13sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/13/3
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Not on display

Victor Sitting
Victor Sitting

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2007
Medium
digital photograph printed on Fuji Crystal Archive resin coated paper mounted on 4mm aluminium
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/25/2
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On display

Mahuika
Mahuika

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographic print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1990 x 1190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/5
Mahuika

Lisa Reihana

On display

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On display

Marakihau
Marakihau

Lisa Reihana

On display

Production date
2001
Medium
colour photographic print on aluminium
Size (h x w)
1990 x 990 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/3/3
Marakihau

Lisa Reihana

On display

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Stars
Stars

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2017
Medium
giclee print on Illford Gallerie Metallic gloss paper
Size (h x w)
235 x 235 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the. artist and the New Zealand at Venice Patrons Programme, 2017.
Accession no
C2017/1/26
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