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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 Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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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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Denmark Design Members Late Night
Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

At this Members Late Night, journalist and design-enthusiast Jeremy Hansen will talk with design curator Justine Olsen, interior designer Rufus Knight and architect Jon Rennie about how Scandinavian design aesthetics and principles continue to influence Aotearoa New Zealand today.

Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

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Artist talk: Sorawit Songsataya
Artist talk: Sorawit Songsataya

2–3pm

FREE

Join artist Sorawit Songsataya, in conversation with Gallery curator, contemporary art, Natasha Conland, as they discuss Sorawit’s new commission, The Interior, opening on 23 Nov on the Gallery’s North Sculpture Terrace.

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Wood Workshop at The Warren
Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

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In conversation with Nathan Coley: A Place Beyond Belief
In conversation with Nathan Coley: A Place Beyond Belief

2–3pm

FREE

Join us to hear acclaimed Scottish artist, Nathan Coley, talk about his practice and our major new acquisition A Place Beyond Belief, with international curator and writer, Juliana Engberg.

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Special Lecture: Maura Reilly
Special Lecture: Maura Reilly

6–7pm

FREE

Join us for a special lecture from New York based arts writer and author, Maura Reilly who will discuss the ethical challenges facing art museums globally.

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The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman
The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman

6.30pm–9.30pm

$25 + fees Book now

Presented by Objectspace, The Single Object series sees Wallace Chapman, broadcaster and host of The Panel on Radio New Zealand, interview a range of guests about six objects that are important to them, providing a personal insight into how the world can be seen and understood through material culture.

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Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style
Michael Smythe — Scandi-Kiwi Style

2–3pm

It was the golden age of the 1950s and 60s when Scandinavian Design became a dominant international trend and New Zealand fell under the influence of Nordic designers.

Join design writer, researcher, curator and historian Michael Smythe for an illustrated talk that will reveal the extent of this influence on New Zealand design during the post-WWII years.

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NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising
NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

Join NZTrio at the Gallery for a live evening performance of TECTONIC UPRISING .

NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

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Denmark Design Seminar
Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $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 one-day Denmark Design seminar, with four 50-minute lectures 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

Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

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

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
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

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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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

Artworks

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Portrait of John Sparrowe Esq
Portrait of John Sparrowe Esq

Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
1755-1758
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1016 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
M1956/2/1
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Landscape
Landscape

Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
circa 1780
Medium
black and white chalk on grey paper
Size (h x w)
253 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/1
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George Lavington, Bishop of Exeter
George Lavington, Bishop of Exeter

Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1042 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
M1960/1
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Mrs. Sarah Siddons
Mrs. Sarah Siddons

Unknown artist Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
1785
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
910 x 710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Hugh Wansey Bayley, 1941
Accession no
1941/9/4
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Richard Warren, MD
Richard Warren, MD

John Jones Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
1792
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
559 x 403 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/121
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The Morning Walk, Squire Hallett and his Wife
The Morning Walk, Squire Hallett and his Wife

Armand-Emile Mathey-Doret Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
19th century?
Medium
colour mezzotint
Size (h x w)
593 x 476 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1926
Accession no
1926/6/11
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