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Civilisation, Photography, Now
Civilisation, Photography, Now

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Civilisation, Photography, Now

Coming soon

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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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1000 Paper Cranes Challenge
1000 Paper Cranes Challenge

11am–4pm

FREE

1000 Paper Cranes Challenge

11am–4pm

FREE

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Zine Lino Printmaking Workshop
Zine Lino Printmaking Workshop

10.30am–3.30pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

Zine Lino Printmaking Workshop

10.30am–3.30pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

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Zine Zone Drop In
Zine Zone Drop In

11am–4pm

FREE

Zine Zone Drop In

11am–4pm

FREE

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Zine Binding Workshop
Zine Binding Workshop

11am–2pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

Zine Binding Workshop

11am–2pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

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Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1860s to 1930s
Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1860s to 1930s

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

In 2003, textile and dress historian Angela Lassig brought the exhibition Japonism in Fashion, initiated and developed by the Kyoto Costume Institute in 1989, to Te Papa Tongarewa and Christchurch Art Gallery. Now she will give two lectures on this topic as part of our events programme for the exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1860s to 1930s

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

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SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop
SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

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

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1930s to the present day
Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1930s to the present day

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

In 2003, textile and dress historian Angela Lassig brought the exhibition Japonism in Fashion, initiated and developed by the Kyoto Costume Institute in 1989, to Te Papa Tongarewa and Christchurch Art Gallery. Now she will give two lectures on this topic as part of our events programme for the exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japonism in Fashion lecture: 1930s to the present day

5.30pm–6.45pm

Members $15, non-Members $20 Book now

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Simon Devitt photography workshop
Simon Devitt photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is back with his half-day workshop in which you will discover new perspectives and work on further developing your own visual language through photography. Walk away with fresh ideas on how to use photography as a storytelling medium, drawing inspiration from our upcoming exhibition Civilisation, Photography, Now.

 

Simon Devitt photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Japanese Woodblock Workshops
Japanese Woodblock Workshops

FREE, booking is recommended Book now

These July school holidays join us at the Gallery for an exciting hands-on Japanese woodblock printing workshop that has been inspired by our current exhibition, Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japanese Woodblock Workshops

FREE, booking is recommended Book now

Artworks

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The History of a Room
The History of a Room

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2012
Medium
painted air-dried clay, paper, mirror, carpet, table
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/6/1.1-18
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Several Attentions
Several Attentions

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2009
Medium
single-channel SD digital video, 4:3, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
20min 2sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
2017/3/1
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Whole Days Inside
Whole Days Inside

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2012
Medium
framed photograph on painted steel display stand
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/18/2.1-3
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No Solitary Beat
No Solitary Beat

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2012
Medium
audio
Size (h x w)
8min 48sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist and Hopkinson Mossman, 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/6/2
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An image of a solid
An image of a solid

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2012
Medium
hand-dyed rope, suspension connections, crepe
Size (h x w)
4675 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/18/1.1-3
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When the periphery and the centre produce gaps to be filled…..
When the periphery and the centre produce gaps to be filled…..

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2016
Medium
aluminium
Size (h x w)
2800 x 9370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
2019/5/1.1-8
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24Hr body
24Hr body

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2016
Medium
HD 1080p24, 16:9 colour/no sound
Size (h x w)
38min 41sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/40
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Build a Wall or Be a Room
Build a Wall or Be a Room

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2009
Medium
audio
Size (h x w)
6min 56sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2017
Accession no
2017/3/2
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A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans
A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2016
Medium
geo-mesh, steel fixtures, rope
Size (h x w)
4000 x 4500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
2019/5/2.1-3
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Circumference
Circumference

Ruth Buchanan

Production date
2016-2018
Medium
hand latch-hooked rug, concrete, coated wood
Size (h x w)
720 x 1070 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2019
Accession no
2019/5/3.1-3
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