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Manpower: Myths of Masculinity
Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

FREE

Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

FREE

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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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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now sold out. This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 19 September. It will now go ahead on Sunday 6 March 2022 (restrictions allowing) 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.

SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 17 October. It will now go ahead on Sunday 28 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Saturday 16 October. It will now go ahead on Saturday 27 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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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Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen
Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

Members only – pay what you want Book now

Texas-based professor and writer, Janine Barchas returns to New Zealand to share some surprising findings about early art rentals.

Please note: This is an online event.

Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

Members only – pay what you want Book now

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 x 15 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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Not on display

Louis John Steele Archive
Louis John Steele Archive

Louis John Steele

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Louis John Steele Scrapbook
Louis John Steele Scrapbook

Louis John Steele John Stacpoole

Production date
1881-1908
Medium
paper scrapbook with covers of cloth-covered board
Size (h x w)
310 x 253 x 35 mm
Credit line
Louis John Steele Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole, 2003
Accession no
RC2003/12/1
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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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