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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

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Scott A. Woodward: choose your own adventure photography
Scott A. Woodward: choose your own adventure photography

1pm

Free

Scott A. Woodward's work features regularly in a variety of international publications, including National GeographicGEOThe New York Times and The Washington Post. His documentary work All The World's A Stage is at Studio One from 1–15 June. Woodward discusses his work as a visual storyteller.

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SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker
SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

Join special guest Karen Walker and curator Mary Kisler as they explore Frances Hodgkins’ adventurous spirit, sense of style and fashion-focused paintings. Discover how this 20th-century fashionista inspired Walker’s range of highly collectable travel accessories. View the exhibition after hours, and enjoy music and refreshments.

SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

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Richard Adams and Nigel Gavin
Richard Adams and Nigel Gavin

9pm

Free entry

Guitar virtuoso Nigel Gavin and violin legend Richard Adams come together for an evening of artistic adventures and eclectic music they have played and sung around the world over the past years.  

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POSTPONED Tamariki Takeover
POSTPONED Tamariki Takeover

11am–3pm

FREE

Celebrate International Children's Day at the Gallery with a weekend full of family-focused fun.

POSTPONED Tamariki Takeover

11am–3pm

FREE

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Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

2pm

$15 single / $25 double

Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

Nepal Earthquake Fundraiser: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

2pm

$15 single / $25 double

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Doc Edge Presents: Loving in Limbo (2016)
Doc Edge Presents: Loving in Limbo (2016)

11am

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Two people, from different countries, determined to overcome distance, government bureaucracy and family resistance, to be together.

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Art Lovers' Film: Gauguin
Art Lovers' Film: Gauguin

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Book now

Film and art convey stories. Art Lovers’ Film brings the two together and adds an extra layer of live storytelling, resulting in an entertaining and edifying night out at the cinema.

Art Lovers' Film: Gauguin

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Book now

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Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi
Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Book now

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Finding Frances Hodgkins Travelogue
Finding Frances Hodgkins Travelogue

6–7.30pm

$5 Members and Members guests*, $10 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

Curator Mary Kisler will give an exciting, personal talk about her engaging new book, Finding Frances Hodgkins. 

Finding Frances Hodgkins Travelogue

6–7.30pm

$5 Members and Members guests*, $10 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

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SOLD OUT AKL, Now, Next.
SOLD OUT AKL, Now, Next.

6–7.30pm

Book now

Speakers from the diverse industries shaping our future come together to present their version of ‘what next’ for Auckland.

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Big Day Art: Calling the World
Big Day Art: Calling the World

10am – 4pm

Free

Big Day Art: Calling the World provides an opportunity for families to experience Auckland Art Gallery and immerse themselves in a celebration of artistic experience and creativity. See, do, listen, move, make and share – become creative agents and explorers. Join us in celebrating Matariki and our New Zealand landscape and explore what it means to discover, journey and adventure through a series of hands-on activities and workshops. 

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Arrival of Captain Cook; An incident in the Bay of Islands, 29 November 1769
Arrival of Captain Cook; An incident in the Bay of Islands, 29 November 1769

Louis John Steele Kennett Watkins

Production date
1890
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
545 x 421 x 40 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gifted in memory of Frank Anthony Eden, 1988
Accession no
1988/35/2
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