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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Venus Rising
Venus Rising

Free entry

Venus Rising

Free entry

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He Iwi Rangatira
He Iwi Rangatira

Free entry

He Iwi Rangatira

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Jonathan Jones: untitled (sum of the parts)
Jonathan Jones: untitled (sum of the parts)

Free entry

Jonathan Jones: untitled (sum of the parts)

Free entry

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Te Haerenga | The Passage
Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

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Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior
Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior

Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

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Kaiwhakairo i roto i te whare – Carvers in residence
Kaiwhakairo i roto i te whare – Carvers in residence

10am—4pm daily

FREE

Our North Atrium will be ringing to the sound of wood carving for the final week of Toi Tū Toi Ora. Watch and learn about toi whakairo with these students from Auckland University as they embark on their own creative learning journey. 

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Ngarino Ellis: Body adornment
Ngarino Ellis: Body adornment

3pm

Free

Join Dr Ngarino Ellis for investigation into the tradition, significance and symbolism behind the body adornments in Lindauer’s portraits of Māori.

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School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

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

School holiday programmes with activities inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

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

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Pou Aho – Pillars of light with Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert Jahnke
Pou Aho – Pillars of light with Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert...

12.30-2pm

FREE

Join artists Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert Jahnke in Te Pō - the perpetual night, of the landmark exhibition Toi Tū Toi Ora in this artist floortalk. Join artists Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert Jahnke in Te Pō - the perpetual night, of the landmark exhibition Toi Tū Toi Ora in this artist floortalk. 

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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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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Artworks

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Maori carving, Tawakeheimoa, Rotorua, New Zealand
Maori carving, Tawakeheimoa, Rotorua, New Zealand

James Valentine

Production date
19th century
Medium
albumen print
Size (h x w)
292 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/17/47
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Carved Maori door Lintels II
Carved Maori door Lintels II

John R Morris

Production date
circa 1895
Medium
gelatin silver
Size (h x w)
192 x 143 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/53/24
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Carved Maori Door Lintels I
Carved Maori Door Lintels I

John R Morris

Production date
circa 1895
Medium
gelatin silver
Size (h x w)
204 x 143 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/53/20
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Carved native staff
Carved native staff

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1865
Medium
albumen on paper
Size (h x w)
211 x 96 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/22/17
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Flute Mask
Flute Mask

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood, pigment, feathers
Size (h x w)
970 x 390 x 110 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/259
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[Maori carved panels]
[Maori carved panels]

John Johns

Production date
1950s
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
214 x 163 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Bobbie Johns, 2014
Accession no
2014/28/14
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Interior of House, Ohinemutui
Interior of House, Ohinemutui

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
147 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/184
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Pukaki from the pah at Ohinemutu, Rotorua, in the Auckland Museum
Pukaki from the pah at Ohinemutu, Rotorua, in the Auckland Museum

John Crombie

Production date
circa 1878
Medium
albumen silver photograph
Size (h x w)
205 x 132 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Gow Family, 1994
Accession no
1994/39
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Head of Tilly Frankl
Head of Tilly Frankl

Robert N Field

On display

Production date
circa 1930
Medium
oamaru stone
Size (h x w)
235 x 177 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/40/1
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A Tiki, at Raroera Pah
A Tiki, at Raroera Pah

Unknown artist George French Angas

Production date
1844
Medium
hand-coloured lithograph in tints
Size (h x w)
329 x 235 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/16/8
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Portrait Head, Courthouse, Waterloo Quadrant
Portrait Head, Courthouse, Waterloo Quadrant

John Fields

Production date
circa 1971-circa 1972
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
220 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole and John Fields, 1983
Accession no
1983/11/1
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East Frieze - Greeks battling with Amazons
East Frieze - Greeks battling with Amazons

John Henning

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
65 x 240 x 10 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/426/34
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Venus italica
Venus italica

Antonio Canova

On display

Production date
circa 1812
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
1752 x 534 x 534 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1931
Accession no
1931/6
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Apollo
Apollo

William Theed

On display

Production date
1847
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
762 x 600 x 350 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1928
Accession no
1928/6/3
Apollo

William Theed

On display

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Aphrodite
Aphrodite

Tanya Ashken

Production date
1967
Medium
Carrara marble
Size (h x w)
755 x 260 x 220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2020
Accession no
2020/26
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South Frieze - Greeks battling with Amazons
South Frieze - Greeks battling with Amazons

John Henning

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
64 x 236 x 11 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/426/28
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"There's Rosemary ..." (memorium)
"There's Rosemary ..." (memorium)

Len Casbolt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
315 x 264 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/47
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Head
Head

Arnold Manaaki Wilson

Production date
1958
Medium
perlite
Size (h x w)
270 x 150 x 105 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki purchased 1993
Accession no
1992/33/5
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Crucifix
Crucifix

Para Matchitt

Production date
1964
Medium
wood (matai)
Size (h x w)
600 x 400 x 14 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/12
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East frieze - Nike, Hera, Zeus, girls with stools, Priestess of Athena, Archon, girl with Peplus, Athena, Hephaistos
East frieze - Nike, Hera, Zeus, girls with stools, Priestess of Athena, Archon,...

John Henning

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
62 x 238 x 10 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/426/16
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Figure
Figure

Molly Macalister

Production date
1954
Medium
kauri
Size (h x w)
590 x 170 x 170 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/24
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Standing Figure – Warrior
Standing Figure – Warrior

Para Matchitt

Production date
1965
Medium
totara
Size (h x w)
775 x 240 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
2015/17
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Embrace
Embrace

Maria Olsen

Production date
1985
Medium
fibreglass, gesso, cotton, rhoplex, and pigment
Size (h x w)
2120 x 1330 x 320 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1986
Accession no
C1994/1/174
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[Maori carved panels]
[Maori carved panels]

John Johns

Production date
1950s
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
215 x 163 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Bobbie Johns, 2014
Accession no
2014/28/13
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Maori mother and child
Maori mother and child

Russell Clark

Production date
circa 1957
Medium
waipara limestone
Size (h x w)
360 x 330 x 220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/32
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Infant of Prague, Hato Hohera Catholic Mission, Waitaruke, near Kaeo, Northland, 20 May 1982
Infant of Prague, Hato Hohera Catholic Mission, Waitaruke, near Kaeo, Northland,...

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1982
Medium
silver gelatin printing out paper print, gold toned
Size (h x w)
194 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, with support from Laurence Aberhart, Greta North and Gow Langsford Gallery, 2017
Accession no
2017/22/36
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A Demon (A Man)
A Demon (A Man)

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood
Size (h x w)
725 x 215 x 205 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/56
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Nativity
Nativity

Unknown artist

Production date
16th century
Medium
ivory
Size (h x w)
146 x 92 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lady Alport Barker, widow of ARD Watson, 1966
Accession no
1966/21/2
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North frieze - Men with sacrificial sheep, tray carriers, waterjug carriers, pipers
North frieze - Men with sacrificial sheep, tray carriers, waterjug carriers, pip...

John Henning

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
60 x 240 x 9 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/426/11
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Juno Ludovisi
Juno Ludovisi

William Theed

Production date
1848
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
775 x 400 x 370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1928. Restoration sponsored by Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery.
Accession no
1928/6/2
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Tuhoe woman
Tuhoe woman

Russell Clark

Production date
circa 1957
Medium
limestone
Size (h x w)
335 x 130 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1996
Accession no
1996/5
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Taiaha
Taiaha

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1865
Medium
albumen on paper
Size (h x w)
212 x 95 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/22/18
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Splitting/Egg
Splitting/Egg

Marté Szirmay

Production date
1986
Medium
alabaster, resin, stainless steel
Size (h x w)
2500 x 2500 x 2500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/2/6
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Headcase 15
Headcase 15

Julia Morison

Production date
2015
Medium
glazed stoneware, oxidised iron filings
Size (h x w)
295 x 160 x 220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2015
Accession no
2015/12/2
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Saint Augustine of Hippo
Saint Augustine of Hippo

Unknown artist

Production date
late 17th century
Medium
boxwood
Size (h x w)
254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the widow of Albin Martin, 1888
Accession no
1888/2
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Urewera woman
Urewera woman

Russell Clark

Production date
circa 1954
Medium
Waipara limestone
Size (h x w)
230 x 160 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/37
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Fiona Connor Archive
Fiona Connor Archive
Production date
2007-2020
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (see archive item details for credit lines specific to each deposit)
Accession no
RC2013/4
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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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Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Postcard Collection
Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Postcard Collection
Production date
circa 1900-circa 1940
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Roger Collins, 2017
Accession no
RC2017/4
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Snow Sketchbook
Snow Sketchbook
Production date
1860-1937
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2003/4

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