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John Reynolds: The Violet Hour
John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close
Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close

2–3pm

On the final weekend of A Place to Paint: Colin McCahon in Auckland, exhibition curator Ron Brownson will join artist Emily Karaka for a conversation to mark the closing of this celebrated exhibition with Andy Leleisi’uao in support.

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Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan
Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

Hubbub – Family Morning offers exclusive early morning viewing of Denmark Design for those visiting with children aged 5 and under.

Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

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Lessons on Denmark Design
Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this fun day of learning about Denmark Design. This one-day class consists of four 50-minute illustrated talks on:  

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Pride Celebrations 2020
Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

To celebrate Auckland Pride, enjoy the stunning voices of The Gay and Lesbian Singers (GALS) when they return to perform as part of the Gallery’s Pride Celebrations for 2020. Then take part in our LGBTQI-insight tour presented by an artist, gallerist, an art collector and curator. 

Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

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Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ
Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ

10.30am–11.45pm

Members $15, Non-Members $25 Book now

When Parisian Louise Henderson emigrated to Aotearoa in 1925, she quickly established herself as a central figure in the local art scene. Henderson was by far the only successful foreign artist in this country, as art historian, Leonard Bell illustrates beautifully in his 2017 book Strangers Arrive: Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980.

Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ

10.30am–11.45pm

Members $15, Non-Members $25 Book now

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SOLD OUT Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
SOLD OUT Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

SOLD OUT Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

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Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life
Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

Book a group of friends or workmates for a bespoke tour of the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Life and gain new insights into one of New Zealand’s most dynamic artists.

Bespoke Booked Tours: Louise Henderson: From Life

10am–5pm.

Adults $10; Concessions $7.50 Members and children 12 &under FREE

Artworks

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Portrait of Una Platts
Portrait of Una Platts

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1943
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
307 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from Auckland City Libraries, Una Platts papers, 2006
Accession no
2006/11
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La Piccola Marina
La Piccola Marina

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1931
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
255 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/25/4
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Weeks' Sketching Class
Weeks' Sketching Class

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1943
Medium
ink and wash
Size (h x w)
405 x 523 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Artist, 1979
Accession no
1979/28
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David Galbraith
David Galbraith

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1946
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
536 x 441 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1946
Accession no
1946/11
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Nor'west light, Wakatipu
Nor'west light, Wakatipu

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
circa 1938
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
285 x 390 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/25/1
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The Park, Holton Le Moor, Lincolnshire
The Park, Holton Le Moor, Lincolnshire

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1929
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
258 x 353 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/3/6
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Wet Day, Queenstown
Wet Day, Queenstown

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour, pencil, charcoal
Size (h x w)
347 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1958
Accession no
1958/27/4
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Dancing Dolmens
Dancing Dolmens

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1929
Medium
ink, watercolour
Size (h x w)
245 x 345 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/25/2
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MacKenzie Basin
MacKenzie Basin

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour, gouache
Size (h x w)
590 x 820 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/3/1
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Tussock Country
Tussock Country

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1957
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
762 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1958
Accession no
1958/27/5
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Not on display

Via Krupp, Capri
Via Krupp, Capri

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1931
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
343 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/25/3
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Tomatoes
Tomatoes

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
circa 1955
Medium
pencil, watercolour
Size (h x w)
762 x 655 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/3/2
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Sir George Grey's House, Auckland
Sir George Grey's House, Auckland

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1946
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
434 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1999
Accession no
1999/12
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