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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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Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif
Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif

Free entry

Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif

Free entry

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Living Portraits: Mata Raurangi
Living Portraits: Mata Raurangi

Living Portraits: Mata Raurangi

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Modern Paints Aotearoa
Modern Paints Aotearoa

Free entry

Modern Paints Aotearoa

Free entry

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

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

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SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins
SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

2–4.30pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

2–4.30pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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SOLD OUT Acrylic Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins
SOLD OUT Acrylic Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

10.30am–1pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

SOLD OUT Acrylic Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

10.30am–1pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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Falling in love with your collection
Falling in love with your collection

2-3.30pm

FREE

Romancing the Collection is a brand new hang of some of the star works in your art collection, housed at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. It’s a chance to fall in love all over again with old favourites, or acquaint yourself with some new ones.

 

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Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers
Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers

12 – 12.30pm

FREE (Members only) Book now

Bring your valentine and join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a love-themed art talk on one of the most popular works currently on display at Auckland Art Gallery.

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Rita Angus' 1965 painting Scrub burning, Northern Hawke's Bay which is currently on display in the exhibition Earthly Visions.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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January School Holiday Programmes 2022
January School Holiday Programmes 2022

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

This January school holidays, the Gallery is proud to bring you a hands-on School Holiday Programme. 

January School Holiday Programmes 2022

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days 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 look at art from diverse perspectives on our LGBTTQI-insight tour of the Gallery’s historical art collection. Presented by our curator, Ron Brownson, gallerist Michael Lett, with Heather Straka and Cameron Ah-Loo Matamua. More names to be announced.

Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

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Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte
Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy John Hoyte's 1873 watercolour View of Auckland.

Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Henri Hayden's 1918 painting Still Life with Guitar, Bottle of Bass and Fruit.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Written on the Wall: Latin American Street Storytellers from Muralismo to Graffiti
Written on the Wall: Latin American Street Storytellers from Muralismo to Graffi...

1pm

Free

Director of the New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies at The University of Auckland, Dr Walescka Pino-Ojeda presents a lecture 'Written on the Wall: Latin American Street Storytellers from Muralismo to Graffiti'.

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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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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Treasures of the Grand Tour: Italy through British eyes
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Treasures of the Grand Tour: Italy through British e...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson, to explore the ‘lure of Italy’ for British tourists in the eighteenth century in this online lecture. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Treasures of the Grand Tour: Italy through British e...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson to hear the story behind the creation of Claude Monet’s extraordinary water gardens at Giverny and the evolution of his Japanese bridge series, culminating in a discussion of a late bridge painting made by Monet, on loan at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

Gather friends and whānau to celebrate with us at the opening of the largest exhibition in the Gallery's 132-year history. 

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

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Book event: The Back of the Painting
Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15, Volunteer Guides Free Book now

The authors of The Back of the Painting: Secrets and stories from art conservation – Linda Waters, Jenny Sherman and Sarah Hillary – convene for a lively discussion of their new book.

Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15, Volunteer Guides Free Book now

Artworks

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Still life with fruit and shellfish
Still life with fruit and shellfish

J Bourjinon

Production date
circa 1676-1690
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
789 x 1143 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1954
Accession no
U/50
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Acrylic On Canvas
Acrylic On Canvas

Stephen Bambury

Production date
1983
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
2140 x 2235 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1983
Accession no
C1994/1/98
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Untitled Canvas Relief
Untitled Canvas Relief

Don Peebles

Production date
1995
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
2020 x 2853 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1997
Accession no
1997/28/4
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The Waka Transformation
The Waka Transformation

Shane Cotton

Production date
2001
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
700 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/14
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Lattice
Lattice

Ian Scott

Production date
1977
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1727 x 1727 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/19
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The Planet Earth
The Planet Earth

Susan Norrie

Production date
1987
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2000 x 3000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/29/2.1-13
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Heart Book : Butterfly
Heart Book : Butterfly

Philippa Blair

Production date
1984
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
945 x 2120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1985
Accession no
1985/3
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Frances Brown
Frances Brown

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
circa 1909
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
612 x 510 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L2016/3/1
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Window at Roquebrune
Window at Roquebrune

Lawrence Gowing

Production date
1955
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
507 x 610 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Contemporary Art Society, London, 1956
Accession no
1956/30
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Mera Pouaka I
Mera Pouaka I

Darryn George

Production date
2004
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
800 x 800 x 25 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/1/1
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Night with day
Night with day

Tony Lane

Production date
1976-1977
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1803 x 2311 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/30
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Loose Canvas
Loose Canvas

Ben Cauchi

Production date
2007
Medium
tintype
Size (h x w)
240 x 200 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/16
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Blink
Blink

Simon Morris

Production date
1998
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1062 x 2130 x 40 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1999
Accession no
C1999/1/2
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Light bar black
Light bar black

Stephen Bambury

Production date
1976
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
820 x 820 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/56
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Man With a Cigarette
Man With a Cigarette

Etienne Cournault

Production date
circa 1927
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
966 x 839 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/1
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Canvas relief, brown
Canvas relief, brown

Don Peebles

Production date
1979
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1800 x 2360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/5
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Mera Pouaka II
Mera Pouaka II

Darryn George

Production date
2004
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
790 x 800 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/1/2
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On display

Boy and ponies
Boy and ponies

Alfred Munnings

On display

Production date
circa 1910
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
810 x 938 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1921
Accession no
M1921/1/12
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Ribs - The whare of Hemi
Ribs - The whare of Hemi

Darryn George

Production date
2004
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
800 x 800 x 35 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2005
Accession no
C2005/1/2
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From the Shadows of Life
From the Shadows of Life

Jeffrey Harris

Production date
1988-1989
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1523 x 1520 x 35 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs A T Gibbs, 1994
Accession no
1994/1/4
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Untitled
Untitled

Melinda Harper

On display

Production date
1994
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
615 x 515 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/5
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Portrait of a Woman as Flora
Portrait of a Woman as Flora

Studio of Alexander Roslin

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
813 x 647 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1932
Accession no
1932/6/1
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Titirangi landscape
Titirangi landscape

Colin McCahon

Production date
1954
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
510 x 685 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/15
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Untitled
Untitled

Secundino Hernández

Production date
2015
Medium
acrylic, oil and alkyd on canvas
Size (h x w)
2090 x 1560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Richard and Angela Seton through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2015
Accession no
2015/26
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Miss Windham
Miss Windham

William Beechey

On display

Production date
1828
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1020 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1976
Accession no
1976/25
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Untitled
Untitled

Jeffrey Harris

Production date
1991
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1983 x 1535 x 45 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1993
Accession no
C1994/1/419
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Red Cliffs
Red Cliffs

Melvin Day

Production date
1961
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
830 x 805 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Melvin and Oroya Day, 2015
Accession no
2015/25/7
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Buller's Table Cloth
Buller's Table Cloth

W D Hammond

Production date
1994
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1682 x 1675 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1997
Accession no
1997/6
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Orange Repeat 2
Orange Repeat 2

Simon Morris

Production date
2000
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
615 x 615 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2001
Accession no
C2001/1/7
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La Femme au Bain
La Femme au Bain

Charles F Goldie

Production date
1898
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
736 x 825 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Nicholson, 1954
Accession no
1954/28
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Things Get Worse
Things Get Worse

Judy Millar

Production date
2002
Medium
oil and acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
2080 x 1694 x 34 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2003
Accession no
2003/51/2
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Construction with red ochre
Construction with red ochre

Gordon Walters

Production date
1985
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
610 x 490 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of friends of the artist on the occasion of his seventieth birthday, 1989
Accession no
1990/11
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Exorcise IV
Exorcise IV

Tom Kreisler

Production date
1997
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1275 x 1015 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1998
Accession no
C1998/1/2
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Lattice No. 90
Lattice No. 90

Ian Scott

Production date
1982
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1847 x 1844 x 33 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2015
Accession no
2015/10/6
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Poutama
Poutama

Toi Te Rito Maihi

Production date
1986
Medium
acrylic on un-stretched canvas
Size (h x w)
2400 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/20/1
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The Araby Maid
The Araby Maid

A Cromarty

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
508 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs McClung, 1943
Accession no
1943/3/4
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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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