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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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Kintsugi workshop - March
Kintsugi workshop - March

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 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.

Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop
Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop

10.30am—3pm

From $150 Book now

Harnessing the youthful spirit of the sixties and embracing new mass-production techniques, Mary Quant created a new look for modern women. Be inspired by Quants work and play around with different materials and styles to create your own mini fashion sketch portfolio.

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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

Untitled (self portrait?)
Untitled (self portrait?)

May Smith

Production date
1945
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
373 x 265 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/7
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Amberley Wild Brooks
Amberley Wild Brooks

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
93 x 188 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/26
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Not on display

Noel Noel
Noel Noel

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
68 x 52 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/12
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Characterisation in colour
Characterisation in colour

May Smith

Production date
1941
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/20
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Rickyard
Rickyard

May Smith

Production date
1931
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
170 x 276 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1932
Accession no
1932/4/3
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Not on display

Untitled (Portrait of a Woman - Self Portrait?) with Peripheral Studies of Nose and Eye
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman - Self Portrait?) with Peripheral Studies of Nose...

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
150 x 125 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/15
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Not on display

An Old Wharf, Auckland
An Old Wharf, Auckland

May Smith

Production date
1926
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
150 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/17
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The Area
The Area

May Smith

Production date
1931
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
180 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/7
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Willows
Willows

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
205 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/18
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Children Drinking
Children Drinking

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
148 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/24
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Hayricks
Hayricks

May Smith

Production date
circa 1930
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
74 x 89 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/9
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The Pub (sketch for mural)
The Pub (sketch for mural)

May Smith

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
158 x 235 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/5
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French Villa (sketch)
French Villa (sketch)

May Smith

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
355 x 250 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/12
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Sketch for mural in John Burns Ships Chandlery Dept 1940
Sketch for mural in John Burns Ships Chandlery Dept 1940

May Smith

Production date
1940
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
423 x 840 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/15
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Tobacco
Tobacco

May Smith

Production date
1951
Medium
oil on millboard
Size (h x w)
542 x 450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1951
Accession no
1951/3
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Crayfish
Crayfish

May Smith

Production date
1929
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
209 x 258 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/230
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Untitled (Madonna and Child)
Untitled (Madonna and Child)

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
94 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/10
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Morning
Morning

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
90 x 115 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/14
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Untitled (Angel Gabriel appearing before Shepherds)
Untitled (Angel Gabriel appearing before Shepherds)

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
97 x 78 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/11
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Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom

May Smith

Production date
1940
Medium
linocut (3 colour)
Size (h x w)
280 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/3
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Not on display

Untitled (Back Yard)
Untitled (Back Yard)

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pen and sepia ink
Size (h x w)
200 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/30
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May Smith Archive
May Smith Archive

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of May Smith Estate, 1991
Accession no
RC2002/3
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Not on display

Hamilton Old and New (sketch for mural)
Hamilton Old and New (sketch for mural)

May Smith

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
277 x 708 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/3
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Untitled
Untitled

May Smith

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Size (h x w)
255 x 350 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/8
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Coromandel
Coromandel

May Smith

Production date
1962
Medium
pen and wash on paper, two sheets joined
Size (h x w)
277 x 660 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/18
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Untitled (sketch for mural)
Untitled (sketch for mural)

May Smith

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
277 x 595 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/1
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Not on display

Untitled (still life)
Untitled (still life)

May Smith

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
watercolour on board
Size (h x w)
247 x 297 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/11
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Henderson Valley
Henderson Valley

May Smith

Production date
1948-1949
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
270 x 373 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/13
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Group 1950: exhibition of painting, sculpture, pottery
Group 1950: exhibition of painting, sculpture, pottery

May Smith

Production date
circa 1950
Medium
poster paint on board
Size (h x w)
358 x 260 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/9
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Untitled
Untitled

May Smith

Production date
1942
Medium
watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
325 x 380 mm
Credit line
May Smith Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2002/3/14
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Textile Design
Textile Design

May Smith

Production date
circa 1935
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
300 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/4
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Children Drinking
Children Drinking

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
148 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/23
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The Lily Gatherers
The Lily Gatherers

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
190 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/6
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The Lily Gatherers
The Lily Gatherers

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
190 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/5
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Children Drinking
Children Drinking

May Smith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
148 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/25
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The Rickyard
The Rickyard

May Smith

Production date
1930
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
170 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/42/22
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May Smith Archive
May Smith Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of May Smith Estate, 1991
Accession no
RC2002/3

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