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Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith
Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith

Free entry

Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith

Free entry

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Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive
Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive

Free entry

Better to Give: The Greg Semu Archive

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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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Mixed-Up Childhood
Mixed-Up Childhood

$5 – $7

Mixed-Up Childhood

$5 – $7

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Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous
Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-night lecture series which explores the history of Christian Orthodox iconography and its influence on contemporary art. 

In these two lectures we will first explore the function of icons and how this affects their form, and then see how they inspired many key twentieth-century artists.

Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

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Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Explore and discuss works in Space to Dream with art historians Christiane Pracht and Cecilia Lynch.

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SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting
SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

Please note: This event has now sold out.

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-day workshop on the time-honoured practice of icon painting. After creating your own egg tempera paint, you will learn the techniques of traditional iconography and walk away with a unique piece of your own.

SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

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Curator tours of Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World
Curator tours of Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World

Various dates, 1.45 — 2.30pm

Adult $24.50, Concession $19.50, Members free Book now

Curator tours of Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World

Various dates, 1.45 — 2.30pm

Adult $24.50, Concession $19.50, Members free Book now

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Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart
Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart

2 - 4pm

Free - bookings essential Book now

Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart

2 - 4pm

Free - bookings essential Book now

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An Icons walkthrough with Gordon Morrison
An Icons walkthrough with Gordon Morrison

Sat 11.00–11.30am, Sun 11.00–11.30am & 1.00-1.30pm

Free tour + General Admission charges (bookings essential) Book now

An Icons walkthrough with Gordon Morrison

Sat 11.00–11.30am, Sun 11.00–11.30am & 1.00-1.30pm

Free tour + General Admission charges (bookings essential) Book now

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Studio of St John the Baptist Tour
Studio of St John the Baptist Tour

11am - 12.30pm

Members $22.5, Non-members $25 Buy tickets

Studio of St John the Baptist Tour

11am - 12.30pm

Members $22.5, Non-members $25 Buy tickets

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Misprints (2009)
Misprints (2009)

2pm

Free

Zwiebelfische (a German term for typographical misprints) is a film essay about Jimmy Ernst (1920–1984), son of the surrealist Max Ernst and art historian Lou Straus.

Misprints (2009)

2pm

Free

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Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton
Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free, Members only

Honoa ki te hono tawhiti ka kitea ai ki nga ringatoi Māori o enei rā. | Connect to the ancient past and see it through contemporary Māori artists. Journey with the artist, Shane Cotton and Senior Curator of International Art, Sophie Matthiesson as they explore the significance of vessels like the one central to the exhibition design, Te Puawai (pictured). During their midday conversation, they’ll explore the curatorial thinking behind Te Haerenga | The Passage.

Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free, Members only

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Strike a Pose #4: Dior and I
Strike a Pose #4: Dior and I

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

Join us for a series of film screenings about the fascinating fashion industry introduced by fashion expert Angela Lassig, who puts modern-day haute couture and street apparel into historic perspective.

Strike a Pose #4: Dior and I

3–5pm

$12.50 Members and Members guests*, $25 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Artworks

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Kleines Paar (Little Couple)
Kleines Paar (Little Couple)

Christian Rohlfs

Production date
circa 1915
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
149 x 101 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/315
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Interior of a cathedral
Interior of a cathedral

Christian Stocklein

Production date
1778
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
183 x 241 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/28
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Churches
Churches

Christian Keinstar

Production date
2007
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
10min 40sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2008
Accession no
C2008/1/24
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Postcards
Postcards

Christian Marclay

Production date
2003
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
650 x 945 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
C2013/1/25/1.1-2
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Christian overcomes Appolyon
Christian overcomes Appolyon

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
138 x 82 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/5
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Christian Admitted at the Gate
Christian Admitted at the Gate

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
142 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/2
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Christian ascends the Hill Difficulty
Christian ascends the Hill Difficulty

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
138 x 83 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/4
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Christian passing the River Jordan
Christian passing the River Jordan

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
144 x 87 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/7
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Christian Gets rid of his Burden
Christian Gets rid of his Burden

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
142 x 86 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/3
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Christian under Mount-Sinai
Christian under Mount-Sinai

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
142 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/1
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Christian passing the valley of the Shadow of Death
Christian passing the valley of the Shadow of Death

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
143 x 87 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/233/6
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Lord, thou art God
Lord, thou art God

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/38
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A Dying Christian Chief, Exhorting His Followers
A Dying Christian Chief, Exhorting His Followers

Unknown artist Joseph Josenhans Joseph Scholz

Production date
1856
Medium
handcoloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
211 x 336 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/5/4
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Christian Names
Christian Names

Christine Hellyar

Production date
1985-1987
Medium
paper
Size (h x w)
223 x 145 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 2003
Accession no
2003/19
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Thou art just O Lord
Thou art just O Lord

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/49
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Newton, Auckland (Christian Spiritualist)
Newton, Auckland (Christian Spiritualist)

Gary Baigent

Production date
1970
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
345 x 232 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/35/3
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Satan dismayed
Satan dismayed

Henry Armstead

On display

Production date
circa 1852
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
950 x 560 x 400 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/172
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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1644-1652
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
256 x 179 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/17
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Altar - still life
Altar - still life

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
560 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/244
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The Deliverance of Saint Peter from Prison
The Deliverance of Saint Peter from Prison

Edward Portbury William Hilton the Younger

Production date
1843
Medium
steel engraving
Size (h x w)
485 x 371 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/174
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Pankalangu Spirit
Pankalangu Spirit

Linda Napaltjarri

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
900 x 462 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1993
Accession no
1993/14
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Saint Sebastian
Saint Sebastian

Guido Reni

On display

Production date
circa 1625
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1670 x 1276 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1882
Accession no
M1882/2/3
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detail. A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/. someone looks at something .... LOGOS / HA HA.
detail. A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/. someone looks at something .... LOGOS...

Peter Tyndall

Production date
1992
Medium
A Person Looks At A Work Of Art/, someone looks at something..., CULTURAL CONSUMPTION PRODUCTION
Size (h x w)
1405 x 4355 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1997
Accession no
C1997/1/29/1-3
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Crucifixion
Crucifixion

Wenceslaus Hollar Albrecht Dürer

Production date
1642
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
75 x 58 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/16
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The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine
The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

Vincenzo Spisanelli

On display

Production date
Post 1620
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
479 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of J Yock Esq, 1960
Accession no
1960/12
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Satan leaving the gate of Hell, guarded by Sin and Death
Satan leaving the gate of Hell, guarded by Sin and Death

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1821
Medium
pencil with grey wash, brown wash and yellow wash
Size (h x w)
398 x 301 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/77
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Saint Pierre d'Alexandrie
Saint Pierre d'Alexandrie

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
M1982/1/2/663
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Saint Second et Saint Alexandre, martyrs
Saint Second et Saint Alexandre, martyrs

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
M1982/1/2/535
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Saint George and the Dragon
Saint George and the Dragon

Wenceslaus Hollar Albrecht Dürer

Production date
1642
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
77 x 65 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/18
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Le portement de croix
Le portement de croix

Jacques Callot

Production date
circa 1623
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
76 x 57 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/193
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Jesus et la femme adultere
Jesus et la femme adultere

Jacques Callot

Production date
1635
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
63 x 85 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/811
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La conception glorieuse de la Saint Vierge
La conception glorieuse de la Saint Vierge

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
M1982/1/2/681
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Attributa Beatae Mariae
Attributa Beatae Mariae

Jacques Callot

Production date
1633
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/16/1/11
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Assumptio Beatae Mariae
Assumptio Beatae Mariae

Jacques Callot

Production date
1633
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/16/1/12
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Saint Gangulphe, martyr
Saint Gangulphe, martyr

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
M1982/1/2/395
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Le denier de Cesar
Le denier de Cesar

Jacques Callot

Production date
1635
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 83 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/815
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Harvey Benge Photobooks
Harvey Benge Photobooks
Production date
1993-2018
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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