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Mother Tongue
Mother Tongue

FREE

Mother Tongue

FREE

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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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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: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021
SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

Join us for a rare weekend opportunity to visit Gibbs Farm, helping to raise funds for Auckland Art Gallery.

SOLD OUT: Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

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Karanga Atu, Karanga Mai: GALS Auckland Rainbow Choir with Pride
Karanga Atu, Karanga Mai: GALS Auckland Rainbow Choir with Pride

2—3pm

FREE

A colourful celebration of community and voice as part of Auckland Pride Festival 2021.

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Atamira Dance Company: TŌTORU - Threefold, Triple, Trio
Atamira Dance Company: TŌTORU - Threefold, Triple, Trio

10am—5pm

FREE

Welcoming visitors over the opening weekend of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, dancers from Atamira Dance Company will activate aspects of the water pool located at the entrance of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

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Curator talk | Mother Tongue
Curator talk | Mother Tongue

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Join co-ordinating curator Ane Tonga as she discusses Angelica Mesiti's video installation Mother Tongue.

Curator talk | Mother Tongue

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films
Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am—4pm. Screenings begin on the hour.

FREE

Summer School Holidays: Animated Short Films

11am—4pm. Screenings begin on the hour.

FREE

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School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

School holiday programmes with activities inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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

Fridays 6.30pm from 15 Jan 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30pm from 15 Jan 2021

FREE

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Hīkoi to Britomart
Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 12pm & 2pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees Buy tickets

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 12pm & 2pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees Buy tickets

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Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!
Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!

Weekends & school holiday weekdays, 11am—3pm

FREE

Whānau drop-ins are free, family-focused workshops held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am—3pm. 

 

 

 

 

 

Whānau drop-ins — New activities added!

Weekends & school holiday weekdays, 11am—3pm

FREE

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays (except Fri 1 Jan 2021) until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays (except Fri 1 Jan 2021) until 9pm

FREE

Artworks

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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