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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021
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.

Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Visit 2021

10am—2pm

$50—$95 (plus service fees) Book now

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'Rotations' with the NZ Recorder Trio
'Rotations' with the NZ Recorder Trio

7pm—8pm

FREE

Join us at Friday Lates for some beautiful music - rescheduled from 13 Nov. 

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Whānau drop ins
Whānau drop ins

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

Weekends & school holiday weekdays, 11am—3pm

FREE

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Ātanga: Fashion Showcase
Ātanga: Fashion Showcase

6.30—9.30pm

$70 or $50 (special Members price) Book now

Get glam for one stunning, exclusive night at Auckland Art Gallery. 

Ātanga: Fashion Showcase

6.30—9.30pm

$70 or $50 (special Members price) Book now

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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi

5—8pm

FREE - limited capacity

Join us for an exclusive performance.

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi

5—8pm

FREE - limited capacity

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company

1, 2 & 3pm

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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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart

12—1.30pm, 1—2.30pm & 2—3.30pm

FREE - registration required Book now

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart

12—1.30pm, 1—2.30pm & 2—3.30pm

FREE - registration required Book now

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in

11am—3pm

FREE

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in

11am—3pm

FREE

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

Gather friends and whānau to celebrate with us at the opening of the largest exhibition in the Gallery's 132-year history. 

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

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Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art
Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

9–11.30am

FREE (Members only)

We welcome all Gallery Members to attend the preview of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art on Saturday 5 December. If you are not a Member, but would like to join us for this event, click here to find out how to sign up today. 

Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

9–11.30am

FREE (Members only)

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

Every Friday night (except Fri 4 Dec) 6.30 — 8pm

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Every Friday night (except Fri 4 Dec) 6.30 — 8pm

FREE

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Every Friday (except Fri 4 Dec) until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Every Friday (except Fri 4 Dec) until 9pm

FREE

Artworks

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Not on display

The Bosom of Abraham
The Bosom of Abraham

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1999
Medium
ink on lightbox
Size (h x w)
1300 x 220 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/24/2
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Not on display

Etaples
Etaples

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2001
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1500 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/16/1
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Not on display

Neil Keller
Neil Keller

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1263 x 1038 x 56 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/16
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Not on display

The Past in the Present
The Past in the Present

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2013
Medium
bronze parts, paint, carpet, golf balls
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2015
Accession no
2015/19.1-8
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Not on display

Poorman, Beggarman, Thief (Beggarman)
Poorman, Beggarman, Thief (Beggarman)

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1996
Medium
fibreglass mannequin with black tie, dinner suit, toupée and name tag
Size (h x w)
1780 x 490 x 390 mm
Credit line
Collection of The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, purchased 2008
Accession no
X2020/93/4
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Not on display

Driving Mr Albert
Driving Mr Albert

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2005
Medium
taxidermied rabbit, polyurethane, automotive paint
Size (h x w)
1630 x 270 x 270 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/32
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Not on display

The Indefinite Article
The Indefinite Article

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1990
Medium
wood and acrylic
Size (h x w)
2489 x 6096 x 356 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and Chartwell Collection, purchased with generous assistance from Jim Barr and Mary Barr, 2009
Accession no
2009/26.1-5
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Not on display

Acts. (10: 34-38) "He went about doing good".
Acts. (10: 34-38) "He went about doing good".

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1993
Medium
acrylic on wood
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/2
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Not on display

Pat Covert
Pat Covert

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
taxidermied sparrow, powder coated aluminium
Size (h x w)
1300 x 150 x 100 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/12.1-2
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Not on display

Les Baer 1911 Thunder Ranch Special
Les Baer 1911 Thunder Ranch Special

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
taxidermied rabbits, powder coated steel
Size (h x w)
450 x 760 x 2100 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/14/1-5
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Not on display

Poorman, Beggarman, Thief (Poorman)
Poorman, Beggarman, Thief (Poorman)

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1996
Medium
fibreglass mannequin with black tie, dinner suit, toupée and name tag
Size (h x w)
1780 x 490 x 390 mm
Accession no
X2020/42
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Not on display

They Comfort Me
They Comfort Me

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1992
Medium
enamel paint on wood
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/385.1-37
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Not on display

Kiss The Baby Goodbye
Kiss The Baby Goodbye

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1994
Medium
powder coated steel
Size (h x w)
3600 x 4600 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1994
Accession no
C1994/1/540.1-2
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The Song of the Frog
The Song of the Frog

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2006
Medium
fibreglass, automotive paint
Size (h x w)
1000 x 6000 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2008
Accession no
2008/10/4.1-4
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Not on display

Passchendaele
Passchendaele

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2001
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1555 x 1255 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/16/2
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Not on display

Elmer Keith
Elmer Keith

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1070 x 1265 x 55 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/17
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On display

Te Ao Hurihuri (left)
Te Ao Hurihuri (left)

Michael Parekōwhai

On display

Production date
2009
Medium
fibreglass, aluminium, automotive paint
Size (h x w)
2400 x 3600 x 2250 mm
Credit line
Courtesy of Michael Lett Gallery
Accession no
X2020/74/1.1-2
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Not on display

Poorman, Beggarman, Thief (Thief)
Poorman, Beggarman, Thief (Thief)

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1996
Medium
fibreglass mannequin with black tie, dinner suit, toupée and name tag
Size (h x w)
1800 x 550 x 450 mm
Credit line
Courtesy of the artist
Accession no
X2020/74/3
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Not on display

Ataarangi
Ataarangi

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2003
Medium
powder coated aluminium
Size (h x w)
200 x 4000 x 100 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/39
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Not on display

Rainbow Servant Dreaming
Rainbow Servant Dreaming

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2005
Medium
polyurethane, 2-pot automotive paint
Size (h x w)
640 x 240 x 155 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/44.1-3
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Not on display

Boulogne
Boulogne

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2001
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1500 x 1200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/16/3
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Not on display

Bill Jarvis
Bill Jarvis

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
aluminium, sparrow
Size (h x w)
200 x 125 x 255 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/11/1-2
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Not on display

Jeff Cooper
Jeff Cooper

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
taxidermied sparrow, powder coated aluminium
Size (h x w)
200 x 835 x 100 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/13/1-2
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Not on display

Roebuck Jones and the Cuniculus Kid
Roebuck Jones and the Cuniculus Kid

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2001
Medium
taxidermied rabbits, mixed media
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/3.1-2
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On display

Te Ao Hurihuri (right)
Te Ao Hurihuri (right)

Michael Parekōwhai

On display

Production date
2009
Medium
fibreglass, aluminium, automotive paint
Size (h x w)
3600 x 2250 x 2400 mm
Credit line
Courtesy of Michael Lett Gallery
Accession no
X2020/74/2.1-2
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Not on display

The Bosom of Abraham
The Bosom of Abraham

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1999
Medium
ink on lightbox
Size (h x w)
1300 x 220 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/24/1
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Not on display

You're My Best Friend
You're My Best Friend

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
2118 x 1070 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/15/1-2
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Not on display

Craig Keller
Craig Keller

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2000
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
1265 x 1070 x 55 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2000
Accession no
C2000/1/15
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Not on display

Tua Whitu
Tua Whitu

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
1999
Medium
custom-made ‘Patriot’ semi-acoustic jazz guitar, maple, spruce, rewarewa, kauri, ebony and paua
Size (h x w)
1200 x 570 x 500 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2001
Accession no
C2001/1/5/1-3
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Not on display

The Story of a New Zealand River
The Story of a New Zealand River

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2001
Medium
paua, capiz, lacquer and wood on a concert grand piano
Size (h x w)
1015 x 1580 x 2725 mm
Credit line
The Auckland Triennial Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Thanksgiving Foundation, 2001
Accession no
L2001/26
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Not on display

Kapa Haka (Pakaka)
Kapa Haka (Pakaka)

Michael Parekōwhai

Production date
2003
Medium
automotive paint on fibreglass
Size (h x w)
1900 x 600 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2004
Accession no
2004/33
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On display

The Ascension
The Ascension

Michael Parekōwhai

On display

Production date
2020
Medium
unique automotive paint on epoxy resin
Size (h x w)
415 x 170 x 110 mm
Credit line
Courtesy of the artist
Accession no
X2020/74/4.1-5
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