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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

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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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

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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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

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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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
C2001/1/5.1-4
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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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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 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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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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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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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

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

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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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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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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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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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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