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Birds: Arrivals and Departures
Birds: Arrivals and Departures

Birds: Arrivals and Departures

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Winged Wonders
Winged Wonders

Free entry

Winged Wonders

Free entry

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Binney – Forty Years On
Binney – Forty Years On

$5 – $7

Binney – Forty Years On

$5 – $7

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Kangaroo Crew
Kangaroo Crew

Free entry

Kangaroo Crew

Free entry

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My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia
My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

$10 - $15, under 12s FREE

My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

$10 - $15, under 12s FREE

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California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way
California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Who Shot Rock & Roll
Who Shot Rock & Roll

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

Who Shot Rock & Roll

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai
Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

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Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003
Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

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Monster Field: Surreal by Nature
Monster Field: Surreal by Nature

Free entry

Monster Field: Surreal by Nature

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Writers on Film: Margaret Atwood
Writers on Film: Margaret Atwood

11.45am

SOLD OUT

On the eve of her 70th birthday in 2010 Canadian star Margaret Atwood travelled to North America and the UK to publicise her dystopian novel The Year of the Flood, with a theatrical version of the novel which combined performance, music and readings. 

Writers on Film: Margaret Atwood

11.45am

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Barbara Brookes: Herstory
Barbara Brookes: Herstory

11.45am

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From the women who arrived on the first waka through waves of feminism to the song-bird Lorde, University of Otago historian Barbara Brookes applies a female lens to our past in her new book, A History of New Zealand Women

Barbara Brookes: Herstory

11.45am

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Bill Oddie: Into The Wilds
Bill Oddie: Into The Wilds

1.15pm

SOLD OUT

Whales, orangutans, elephants and a Pallas' Reed Bunting (that's a bird) have taken Bill Oddie round the world in recent years. In this session, the actor, writer, composer, TV presenter and activist shares stories of his escapades to exotic and not-so-exotic places and the creatures that lured him there. 

Bill Oddie: Into The Wilds

1.15pm

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Children's short films
Children's short films

11am, 12pm and 3pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short films

11am, 12pm and 3pm

Free

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am

Free

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Children's short films
Children's short films

1.30pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short films

1.30pm

Free

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

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Children's short films
Children's short films

1.30pm daily

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short films

1.30pm daily

Free

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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. 

Artworks

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Birds
Birds

Charlie Sofo

Production date
2008
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound
Size (h x w)
1min 29sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
C2010/1/22
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The care of small birds: Muriwai
The care of small birds: Muriwai

Colin McCahon

Production date
1975
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on unstretched jute canvas
Size (h x w)
1730 x 925 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/146
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Birds, Muriwai
Birds, Muriwai

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
307 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/68
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Pietra Dura Table with Parakeet and Other Birds, Trees, Flowers and Butterfly
Pietra Dura Table with Parakeet and Other Birds, Trees, Flowers and Butterfly

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century-early 19th century
Medium
inlaid marble top with decorative brasswork on sides and legs
Size (h x w)
775 x 1350 x 810 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1967
Accession no
1967/19/17
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Birds and mist
Birds and mist

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
306 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/66
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Birds, bread and bug
Birds, bread and bug

Colin McCahon

Production date
1973
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
307 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/67
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A Gathering of Birds
A Gathering of Birds

Melchior d' Hondecoeter

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1013 x 1073 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/113
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Heysen's birds, turkeys
Heysen's birds, turkeys

Lionel Lindsay

Production date
1923
Medium
wood engraving and woodcut
Size (h x w)
208 x 217 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mr E Earle Vaile, 1956
Accession no
1956/6/3
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Girl With Green Birds
Girl With Green Birds

Keiko Minami

Production date
1973
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
571 x 374 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Institute of Contemporary Prints, 1976
Accession no
1976/57/45
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Wie Vögel (Like Birds)
Wie Vögel (Like Birds)

Emil Nolde

Production date
1907
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
420 x 542 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/16/3
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Birds Mobbing an Owl
Birds Mobbing an Owl

Unknown artist Wenceslaus Hollar Francis Barlow

Production date
1799
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
136 x 186 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/323
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Birds of a Feather Flock
Birds of a Feather Flock

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1982
Medium
fired clay, stone, leatherwork and feathers on muslin in a wooden tray
Size (h x w)
400 x 400 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1982
Accession no
1982/55/3
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Harvey Benge Photobooks
Harvey Benge Photobooks
Production date
1993-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1

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