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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

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Denmark Design

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery
Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery

10.30am–12.00pm & 1.00pm–2.30pm

$50 Non–Members, $40 AAG Members Book now

Join us for a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Gallery and visit the painting and paper conservation studios. More than just a tour, you will meet the conservators and see some of their current projects.

Behind the Scenes: Conservation Tour at Auckland Art Gallery

10.30am–12.00pm & 1.00pm–2.30pm

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

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NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

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Members Preview: Denmark Design
Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

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Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath
Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

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 Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton
Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members

Let celebrated writer and curator Justin Paton take you on a visual journey through the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, as Colin McCahon loved and painted it. With this talk, we celebrate Paton’s landmark new book McCahon Country, published in association with Penguin Random House on the 100th anniversary of McCahon's birth.

Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members

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 Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

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Wood Workshop at The Warren
Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Follow: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project
Follow: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project

1.30pm–4.30pm (5.30pm–8pm on Tue 15 Oct)

FREE to book via eventfinda Book now

Follow: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project

1.30pm–4.30pm (5.30pm–8pm on Tue 15 Oct)

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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Artworks

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Portrait of a Young Woman
Portrait of a Young Woman

Louis John Steele

Production date
1879
Medium
charcoal with white chalk and conte
Size (h x w)
360 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/11
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Louis John Steele

Production date
1867
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
371 x 331 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/17
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Hiarihia, Wife of Te Tauri, Chief of the Motutere
Hiarihia, Wife of Te Tauri, Chief of the Motutere

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
187 x 136 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/3
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Maori around a campfire
Maori around a campfire

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
140 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/2
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Cottage Interior
Cottage Interior

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
189 x 138 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/7
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Tattooing in Olden Time
Tattooing in Olden Time

Louis John Steele

Production date
1894
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1185 x 1524 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/7
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Head of a white leopard. [verso:The Night Attack].
Head of a white leopard. [verso:The Night Attack].

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
508 x 374 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/193
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
980 x 675 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/3/2
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Thermal landscape
Thermal landscape

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
136 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/5
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Portrait of J.T. Mackelvie, Esq
Portrait of J.T. Mackelvie, Esq

Louis John Steele

Production date
1892
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1375 x 1057 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased by public subscription, 1893
Accession no
U/194
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Spoils to the victor
Spoils to the victor

Louis John Steele

Production date
1908
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
525 x 411 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1912
Accession no
1912/7/1
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Maori subject
Maori subject

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
133 x 174 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/1
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Lake shore with canoe
Lake shore with canoe

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
135 x 176 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/6
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Sketch for the Spoils to the Victors
Sketch for the Spoils to the Victors

Louis John Steele

Production date
circa 1908
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
197 x 136 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/16
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Harold Abdullah
Harold Abdullah

Louis John Steele

Production date
1903
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
760 x 1085 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Charles Chatteris, 1956
Accession no
1956/18
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Portrait of Mrs John Endean
Portrait of Mrs John Endean

Louis John Steele

Production date
1905
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1016 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs G E Haynes, 1957
Accession no
1957/8
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Untitled sketch book
Untitled sketch book

Louis John Steele

Production date
1889
Medium
paper, mixed media
Size (h x w)
110 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2005
Accession no
2005/8
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Self portrait wearing a hat
Self portrait wearing a hat

Louis John Steele

Production date
circa 1889
Medium
oil on canvas on cardboard
Size (h x w)
372 x 295 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased, 2008
Accession no
2008/24
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Portrait of Sir John Logan Campbell
Portrait of Sir John Logan Campbell

Louis John Steele

Production date
1910
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1200 x 925 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1910
Accession no
1910/2
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Coastal scene
Coastal scene

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
136 x 197 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/6/4
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The Explorer's message
The Explorer's message

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1065 x 1405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1915
Accession no
1915/4
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Whata Wikokika
Whata Wikokika

Louis John Steele

Production date
21 Jan 1889
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
160 x 108 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ann Andrews and Robert Newton, 1993
Accession no
1992/47
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Arrival of Captain Cook; An incident in the Bay of Islands, 29 November 1769
Arrival of Captain Cook; An incident in the Bay of Islands, 29 November 1769

Louis John Steele Kennett Watkins

Production date
1890
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
545 x 421 x 40 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gifted in memory of Frank Anthony Eden, 1988
Accession no
1988/35/2
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Prince Henry, Poins and Falstaff
Prince Henry, Poins and Falstaff

Louis John Steele William Orchardson

Production date
circa 1880
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
185 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1917
Accession no
1917/3
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The Arrival of the Maoris in New Zealand
The Arrival of the Maoris in New Zealand

Louis John Steele Charles F Goldie

Production date
1898
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1758 x 2825 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the late George and Helen Boyd, 1899
Accession no
1899/2/2
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Louis John Steele Archive
Louis John Steele Archive
Production date
1881-1908
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole, 2003
Accession no
RC2003/12

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