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Jim Allen: 100 Years
Jim Allen: 100 Years

FREE

Jim Allen: 100 Years

FREE

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Choi Jeong Hwa, Flower Chandelier
Choi Jeong Hwa, Flower Chandelier

Free entry

Choi Jeong Hwa, Flower Chandelier

Free entry

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By Hand: Goldie in the Archive
By Hand: Goldie in the Archive

Free entry

By Hand: Goldie in the Archive

Free entry

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Ka kino to pounamu he pounamu onamata
Ka kino to pounamu he pounamu onamata

Free entry

Ka kino to pounamu he pounamu onamata

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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5 4 3 2 1 : Auckland Artist Projects
5 4 3 2 1 : Auckland Artist Projects

Free entry

5 4 3 2 1 : Auckland Artist Projects

Free entry

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Degas to Dalí
Degas to Dalí

Degas to Dalí

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Happy Birthday to New
Happy Birthday to New

$5 - $7

Happy Birthday to New

$5 - $7

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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs
Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

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Wi Taepa: Retrospective
Wi Taepa: Retrospective

Wi Taepa: Retrospective

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Venus Rising
Venus Rising

Free entry

Venus Rising

Free entry

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Tūruki Tūruki! Paneke Paneke!
Tūruki Tūruki! Paneke Paneke!

$5 - $7

Tūruki Tūruki! Paneke Paneke!

$5 - $7

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Tissot: Still on Top
Tissot: Still on Top

Free entry

Tissot: Still on Top

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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Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965–1986
Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965–1986

Free entry

Local Revolutionaries: Art & Change 1965–1986

Free entry

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Jeppe Hein: Long Modified Bench Auckland
Jeppe Hein: Long Modified Bench Auckland

Free entry

Jeppe Hein: Long Modified Bench Auckland

Free entry

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The Back of the Painting
The Back of the Painting

The Back of the Painting

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Picturing History: Goldie to Cotton
Picturing History: Goldie to Cotton

Free entry

Picturing History: Goldie to Cotton

Free entry

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Kate Newby, I'm just like a pile of leaves
Kate Newby, I'm just like a pile of leaves

Free entry

Kate Newby, I'm just like a pile of leaves

Free entry

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Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif
Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif

Free entry

Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif

Free entry

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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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Celebrating Louise Henderson’s French Heritage with Alliance Francaise Auckland
Celebrating Louise Henderson’s French Heritage with Alliance Francaise Auckland

10.15am-1.15pm

In collaboration with Alliance Francaise Auckland, we are hosting a special morning event to celebrate Louise Henderson’s French Heritage.

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A Musical Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
A Musical Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

12pm

Free

Enjoy a musical celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation by the Oratorio Choir of the New Zealand Chinese Church Music Association, conducted by Dr. Nelson Wu.

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International Sculpture Day: Drop-in Drawing
International Sculpture Day: Drop-in Drawing

11am – 3pm

Exhibition entry applies

Celebrate International Sculpture Day by drawing some of your favourite sculptures in our major exhibition The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate.

International Sculpture Day: Drop-in Drawing

11am – 3pm

Exhibition entry applies

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Curator's talk with Nigel Borell
Curator's talk with Nigel Borell

12.30pm

Free

Join Nigel Borell, Curator Māori Art, for a talk on some of the Gallery’s works which respond to Matariki as a time of family, reflection and celebration.

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Colin McCahon: I Am
Colin McCahon: I Am

1.30pm

Free

This award-winning documentary looks at the life and work of New Zealand's most celebrated painter, Colin McCahon

Colin McCahon: I Am

1.30pm

Free

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Sign Language taster workshop
Sign Language taster workshop

11am

Free

Presented by Deaf Aotearoa in celebration of New Zealand Sign Language Week, join in this 45-minute workshop that will introduce you to NZSL.

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Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton
Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members Book now

Let celebrated writer and curator Justin Paton take you on a visual journey through the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, as Colin McCahon loved and painted it. With this talk, we celebrate Paton’s landmark new book McCahon Country, published in association with Penguin Random House on the 100th anniversary of McCahon's birth.

Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members Book now

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Auckland Festival of Photography: Talking Culture - Sally Brownbill
Auckland Festival of Photography: Talking Culture - Sally Brownbill

1–2pm

FREE

Auckland Festival of Photography is New Zealand's premium international photographic festival, that brings together photographers, curators, students, amateurs and professionals with the aim of encouraging the public to celebrate the art of photography.

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Doc Edge Pride presents: The Coming Back Out Ball Movie
Doc Edge Pride presents: The Coming Back Out Ball Movie

3.15pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

In the middle of Australia’s divisive marriage equality vote, Melbourne hosted a gala event to honour and celebrate its LGBTQ+ elders. These are their stories.

Doc Edge Pride presents: The Coming Back Out Ball Movie

3.15pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

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Matariki: Short film screening
Matariki: Short film screening

1pm and 3pm

Free

Join us for a short film screening to celebrate Matariki – Māori and indigenous films curated by Leo Koziol, director of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival.

Matariki: Short film screening

1pm and 3pm

Free

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FAFSWAG vogue ball
FAFSWAG vogue ball

7pm

Free

Join FAFSWAG for a vogue ball to celebrate the launch of their ground breaking interactive documentary which explores the lives of five members of the Pasifika Vogue Community.

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Raewyn Peart: Hurrah Hauraki
Raewyn Peart: Hurrah Hauraki

11.45am

$25 Buy tickets

Celebrating one of NZ’s most precious marine environments, policy director of the Environmental Defence Society and author of The Story of the Hauraki Gulf, Raewyn Peart chronicles the story of the gulf—from its discovery by Polynesian navigators to recent efforts to repair the damage done by centuries of settlement.

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Auckland Zinefest Market 2018
Auckland Zinefest Market 2018

11am–4pm

Free

Auckland Zinefest, the annual non-profit festival celebrating zine culture and all things DIY, returns to Auckland Art Gallery's north atrium.  

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Doc Edge Pride presents: Portraits of the Rainbow
Doc Edge Pride presents: Portraits of the Rainbow

11am

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

World renowned photographer Leslie Kee is best known for his fashion photography and portraits of celebrities like Madonna. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: Portraits of the Rainbow

11am

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

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Auckland Zinefest 2016
Auckland Zinefest 2016

11am–4pm

Free

Auckland Zinefest, the annual non-profit festival celebrating zine culture and all things DIY, is coming to Auckland Art Gallery.

Auckland Zinefest 2016

11am–4pm

Free

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POSTPONED: Karanga Atu, Karanga Mai: GALS Auckland Rainbow Choir with Pride
POSTPONED: Karanga Atu, Karanga Mai: GALS Auckland Rainbow Choir with Pride

2–3pm

FREE

A colourful celebration of community and voice as part of Auckland Pride Festival 2021.

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Peoples: Mixing Cultures
Peoples: Mixing Cultures

10am – 5pm

Free

A celebration of life, the third Space to Dream themed weekend Peoples: Mixing Cultures will be full of energy and celebration (fiesta style!) and reveals the cultures of South America that interconnect through history and experience.

Peoples: Mixing Cultures

10am – 5pm

Free

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Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close
Colin McCahon: Drawing to a Close

2–3pm

On the final weekend of A Place to Paint: Colin McCahon in Auckland, exhibition curator Ron Brownson will join artist Emily Karaka for a conversation to mark the closing of this celebrated exhibition with Andy Leleisi’uao in support.

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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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Pop-up Photo Studio
Pop-up Photo Studio

11.30am - 3.30pm

Celebrate the reopening of the Gallery this weekend by stepping into the long-gone Edo period and become part of the art of the Floating World (ukiyo-e) in our Pop-Up Photo Studio. Get your photo taken and take home your portrait on a sticker for free.

Pop-up Photo Studio

11.30am - 3.30pm

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The concept model unveiling
The concept model unveiling

6.30pm

$50

 Join us for bespoke cocktails by Michael Dearth (restaurateur Baduzzi, The Grove), and with sound by Samuel Holloway, to celebrate the unveiling of the concept model with the artist, and to learn more about the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation.

The concept model unveiling

6.30pm

$50

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Members preview: The Māori Portraits
Members preview: The Māori Portraits

12–4pm

Free for Members

Celebrate the life and work of New Zealand’s most prolific professional colonial painter. With over 120 portraits, a dozen genre paintings, accompanying photographs and artefacts, this is show is a must-see for anyone with an interest in early New Zealand art and history.

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New Zealand String Quartet: open rehearsal
New Zealand String Quartet: open rehearsal

11am

Free

Celebrating its 30th season in 2017, the New Zealand String Quartet has established an international reputation for its insightful interpretations, compelling communication, and dynamic performing style. Join us for an informal encounter with the quartet who will be playing movements from string quartets by Mendelssohn and Bartok, while you enjoy the art. 

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The Highland Joker – Soap Bubbles Extraordinaire
The Highland Joker – Soap Bubbles Extraordinaire

1.30pm–3pm

To help us celebrate our reopening this weekend, bring your own bubble to experience the Highland Joker creating thousands of soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes for your entertainment as you wait to enter the Gallery. 

The Highland Joker – Soap Bubbles Extraordinaire

1.30pm–3pm

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Waiata Moana – Songs of the Sea with Maaka Pohatu
Waiata Moana – Songs of the Sea with Maaka Pohatu

14 Mar – 1pm and 3pm, 21 Mar – 1pm

FREE

Auckland Arts Festival’s Acts of Love programme brings Waiata Moana to the Gallery: songs that celebrate our oceans and waterways.

Waiata Moana – Songs of the Sea with Maaka Pohatu

14 Mar – 1pm and 3pm, 21 Mar – 1pm

FREE

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Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit
Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

Art Lovers’ Film presents Bauhaus Spirit, a documentary that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus by exploring the history, present and future of the utopian design and architecture school

Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

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Art Archives: Celebrating the Authentic
Art Archives: Celebrating the Authentic

11am

Free for Members

Join Caroline McBride, Gallery Librarian and Archivist, for a fascinating insight to the archives and explore the role of the original in our increasingly digital world.

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Cultural Festival 2018
Cultural Festival 2018

11am – 4pm

The Cultural Festival 2018 celebrates the vibrant art and culture of our local Asian communities.

Cultural Festival 2018

11am – 4pm

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Sign Language taster workshop
Sign Language taster workshop

11am

Free

Presented by Deaf Aotearoa in celebration of New Zealand Sign Language Week, join in this 45-minute workshop that will introduce you to NZSL.

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The Bill: Adnan Yıldız with Paula Booker
The Bill: Adnan Yıldız with Paula Booker

6pm

Free

Artspace starts 2016’s programme with a significant reference to New Zealand's political history by celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Homosexual Law Reform Act.

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Family Launch
Family Launch

11am–12pm

FREE

Join us to celebrate the opening day of our exciting interactive Todd Foundation Creative Learning Centre project by Auckland-based artist Sara Hughes, All My Favourite Shapes

Family Launch

11am–12pm

FREE

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys — the research, the travelling, the discoveries
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys — the research, the travelling, the discover...

2–3pm

Free

To celebrate the final day of Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys, join Senior Curator, International Art, Mary Kisler, former Research Library Manager, Catherine Hammond and Principal Conservator, Sarah Hillary for an in-depth look at the lengthy and dedicated journey they had to take in order to create this landmark exhibition. 

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Handmade with Love in France (2014)
Handmade with Love in France (2014)

3pm

Free

Julie Georgia Bernard’s fascinating documentary Handmade with Love in France celebrates the Parisian artisans who create fabulous haute-couture outfits for the likes of Dior, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent. 

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New Zealand Dance Week
New Zealand Dance Week

2pm

Free

Celebrating New Zealand Dance Week, this programme presents three engaging works by Auckland dance artists. 

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My Art Collectors Series launch
My Art Collectors Series launch

2.30–4pm

SOLD OUT

The My Art Collectors Series celebrates collecting art and creates a platform to hear from collectors, curators and artists with the aim of inspiring the art lovers and collectors of today and tomorrow.  

Artworks

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La fete de l'Epiphanie
La fete de l'Epiphanie

Jacques Callot

Production date
1630s
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
216 x 125 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/245
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1971 Turangawaewae, Jubilee Celebrations
1971 Turangawaewae, Jubilee Celebrations

Marti Friedlander

Production date
Unknown
Medium
black and white photographic print
Size (h x w)
203 x 254 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Gerrard and Marti Friedlander Charitable Trust, 2002
Accession no
RC2007/11/9/123
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1971 Turangawaewae, Jubilee Celebrations
1971 Turangawaewae, Jubilee Celebrations

Marti Friedlander

Production date
Unknown
Medium
black and white photographic print
Size (h x w)
203 x 254 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Gerrard and Marti Friedlander Charitable Trust, 2002
Accession no
RC2007/11/9/121
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1971 Turangawaewae, Jubilee Celebrations
1971 Turangawaewae, Jubilee Celebrations

Marti Friedlander

Production date
Unknown
Medium
black and white photographic print
Size (h x w)
203 x 254 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Gerrard and Marti Friedlander Charitable Trust, 2002
Accession no
RC2007/11/9/120
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Le feu d'artifice sur l'Arno
Le feu d'artifice sur l'Arno

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
52 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/150
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Une fete sur la place de la Siguoria, de Florence
Une fete sur la place de la Siguoria, de Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
55 x 76 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/151
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War Makers
War Makers

A Lois White

Production date
1937
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
705 x 851 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/15
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International Sculpture Symposium 1971
International Sculpture Symposium 1971

New Zealand Society of Sculptors and Painters

Production date
1969-1981
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jim Allen, 2011
Accession no
RC2010/5
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The Natche, a Ceremony in Honour of the King’s Son, in Tongataboo
The Natche, a Ceremony in Honour of the King’s Son, in Tongataboo

John Webber John Hall Samuel Middiman

Production date
1784
Medium
engraving on paper
Size (h x w)
310 x 485 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/29/6
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Christmas Games at Sloper's
Christmas Games at Sloper's

Unknown artist

Production date
1894
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
365 x 517 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/83
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Happy New Year
Happy New Year

Percy Thomas

Production date
1871
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
100 x 133 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Ada Chapman Taylor, 1930
Accession no
1930/4/25
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Untitled
Untitled

Mick Namerari Tjapaltjarri

Production date
1994
Medium
acrylic on linen
Size (h x w)
913 x 615 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1995
Accession no
C1995/1/8
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The Schoolmistress's Birthday
The Schoolmistress's Birthday

John Morgan

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
771 x 1016 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1882. Frame sponsored by Alan and Ann Jermaine.
Accession no
M1882/1/2
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International Sculpture Symposium 1971
International Sculpture Symposium 1971
Production date
1969-1981
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jim Allen, 2011
Accession no
RC2010/5
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Marti Friedlander Archive
Marti Friedlander Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Gerrard and Marti Friedlander Charitable Trust, 2002
Accession no
RC2007/11

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