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Sacred Conversations
Sacred Conversations

Free entry

Sacred Conversations

Free entry

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Lisa Reihana: in Pursuit of Venus [infected]
Lisa Reihana: in Pursuit of Venus [infected]

Free entry

Lisa Reihana: in Pursuit of Venus [infected]

Free entry

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Nick Cave: Soundsuit
Nick Cave: Soundsuit

Nick Cave: Soundsuit

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand
Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

Free entry

Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

Free entry

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Living Portraits: Mata Raurangi
Living Portraits: Mata Raurangi

Living Portraits: Mata Raurangi

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Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show
Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

Free entry

Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

Free entry

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat
Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

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Mixed-Up Childhood
Mixed-Up Childhood

$5 – $7

Mixed-Up Childhood

$5 – $7

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2008

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

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The Walters Prize 2014

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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

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The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence
The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence

Free entry

The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

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The Walters Prize 2016

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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In conversation: Lisa Reihana with Rose Evans
In conversation: Lisa Reihana with Rose Evans

1pm

Free

Join Walters Prize 2016 finalist Lisa Reihana in conversation with independent objects conservator, Rose Evans.

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In conversation: Natasha Conland on Groundswell
In conversation: Natasha Conland on Groundswell

12pm

Join Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art in conversation about Groundswell: Avant-garde Auckland: 1971–1979

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In conversation: Janet Lilo with Shahidul Alam
In conversation: Janet Lilo with Shahidul Alam

12pm

Free

Each year, an Auckland-based artist is commissioned to create a new body of work for exhibition during the Auckland Festival of Photography. Join this year's commissioned artist, Janet Lilo, in conversation with Shahidul Alam.

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In conversation: Ngahiraka Mason with Aleš Filip and Roman Musil
In conversation: Ngahiraka Mason with Aleš Filip and Roman Musil

1pm

Free

Join Guest Curator of The Māori Portraits Ngahiraka Mason in conversation with Aleš Filip and Roman Musil, two of the curators of Gottfried Lindauer (1839–1926): Pilsen Painter of the New Zealand Māori, held at the Gallery of West Bohemia, Czech Republic in 2015.

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In conversation: Joyce Campbell with Balamohan Shingade
In conversation: Joyce Campbell with Balamohan Shingade

3pm

Free

Join Walters Prize 2016 finalist Joyce Campbell in conversation with Balamohan Shingade,  Manager and Curator, Malcolm Smith Gallery.

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In conversation: Fiona Pardington with Peter Shand
In conversation: Fiona Pardington with Peter Shand

3pm

Free

On the opening weekend of Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation, join the artist in conversation with art historian, lecturer and long-time friend, Dr Peter Shand.

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In Conversation Linda Tyler and Joanne Drayton
In Conversation Linda Tyler and Joanne Drayton

2–3pm

Free entry with ticket to Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys exhibition

In Conversation Linda Tyler and Joanne Drayton

2–3pm

Free entry with ticket to Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys exhibition

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In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan
In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan

11am–12pm

Hear direct from the artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan about their project, Pillars to Post: Project Another Country.

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In conversation: Fiona Pardington with Andrew Paul Wood
In conversation: Fiona Pardington with Andrew Paul Wood

6.30pm

Free

Christchurch-based writer, cultural critic and freelance curator Andrew Paul Wood joins photographer Fiona Pardington in conversation.

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Rob Gardiner in conversation with Natasha Conland
Rob Gardiner in conversation with Natasha Conland

3pm

Free

Join Chartwell Trust founder Rob Gardiner in conversation with Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland as they discuss the current exhibition Shout Whisper Wail!

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In conversation: Fiona Pardington and Neil Pardington
In conversation: Fiona Pardington and Neil Pardington

1pm

Free

Join artist Fiona Pardington in conversation with her brother, artist and designer, Neil Pardington on the final day of Fiona Pardington: A Beautiful Hesitation.

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In conversation: Nathan Pohio with Jon Bywater
In conversation: Nathan Pohio with Jon Bywater

12pm

Free

Join Walters Prize 2016 finalist Nathan Pohio in conversation with Jon Bywater, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland.

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In conversation: Nicolas Fargues with David Slack
In conversation: Nicolas Fargues with David Slack

2pm

Free

Enjoy an in conversation with 2016 Randell Cottage, French Writer-In-Residence, Nicolas Fargues and writer David Slack – presented in conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland. 

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In conversation: Julian Rosefeldt with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: Julian Rosefeldt with Rhana Devenport

3pm

Do not miss this opportunity to catch Berlin based artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt, in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport ONZM as they discuss Manifesto – his large and vast 13-screen installation homage to to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artist manifestos.

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In Conversation – Hamish Keith and Ron Brownson
In Conversation – Hamish Keith and Ron Brownson

2–3pm

Free

Join Hamish Keith, New Zealand art writer and curator, in conversation with Ron Brownson, Senior Curator, New Zealand & Pacific Art as they discuss Keith's time working and curating exhibitions with Colin McCahon at the Auckland City Gallery from 1958 to 1964.

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Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations
Ka whawhai tonu tāua: A feisty conversation about Māori-Pākehā relations

6—7pm

FREE

We invite you to a timely, down-to-earth conversation about Māori and Pākehā in Aotearoa in 2021. In this conversation, Te Kawehau Hoskins and Alison Jones discuss their entangled trajectories as writers, thinkers and activists. 

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In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan with Rhana Devenport
In conversation: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan with Rhana Devenport

3pm

Hear artist couple Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport, who has worked with the artists since 2009, as they discuss their collaborative artwork series, Project Another Country.

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In conversation: Shannon Te Ao with Anthony Byrt
In conversation: Shannon Te Ao with Anthony Byrt

2pm

Free

Hear Walters Prize 2016 finalist Shannon Te Ao in conversation with Anthony Bryt, writer and Director of Research, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design.

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In conversation: Rhana Devenport and Lee Mingwei
In conversation: Rhana Devenport and Lee Mingwei

3pm

Members-only

Join Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and international artist Lee Mingwei for a conversation about his current exhibition and practices.

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In conversation: Juliet Carpenter and Biljana Popovic with Natasha Conland
In conversation: Juliet Carpenter and Biljana Popovic with Natasha Conland

1pm

Free

Join artists Juliet Carpenter and Biljana Popovic – whose work features in the new triennial Chartwell exhibition Shout Whisper Wail! – in conversation with Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland.

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After hours talk: Taro Shinoda in conversation with Rhana Devenport
After hours talk: Taro Shinoda in conversation with Rhana Devenport

6pm

Free

Join 2017 McCahon House international artist in residence, Taro Shinoda in conversation with Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport.

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In conversation: Russ Flatt with Ron Brownson
In conversation: Russ Flatt with Ron Brownson

1pm

Free

Senior Curator Ron Brownson joins the Auckland Festival of Photography’s Annual Commission artist, Russ Flatt in conversation about his practice.

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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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Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation
Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation

6.30pm

Free – no bookings

Join artists Simon Denny and Michael Stevenson in conversation with Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art ahead of the opening of Michael's major new exhibition, Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183.

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After hours talk: Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner
After hours talk: Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner

6pm

Free

McCahon House Artist in Residence Suji Park in conversation with Sue Gardiner, writer/tour guide and co-director of the Chartwell Collection.

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Memoir Revolution: Why people are writing memoir and autobiography
Memoir Revolution: Why people are writing memoir and autobiography

12pm

Free

Join us for the return of Writers Lounge – a series of engaging discussions and conversations between writers and social commentators in our auditorium.

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Songwriting: Words and music
Songwriting: Words and music

12pm

Free

Join us for the return of Writers Lounge – a series of engaging discussions and conversations between writers and social commentators in our auditorium.

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Signed, Theo Schoon | Special screening and conversation
Signed, Theo Schoon | Special screening and conversation

6–8pm

Members $17, Non-Members $22 Book now

Join us for a special screening of the new documentary, Signed, Theo Schoon, followed by a discussion between director Luit Bieringa, Ron Brownson (Senior Curator, Auckland Art Gallery) and Nathan Pohio (Senior Curator, Māori Art, Auckland Art Gallery). Offering insights into the film’s production and pulling apart the many threads of Aotearoa’s art history bundled up in it, this exclusive in-conversation will expand upon the daring career of Theo Schoon and its significance in Aotearoa’s creative landscape.

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An evening with Karen Walker and Ann Shelton
An evening with Karen Walker and Ann Shelton

6–8pm

SOLD OUT

Join us at for an evening 'in conversation' with fashion designer Karen Walker and artist Ann Shelton. Two inspiring women who will share their journey in the world of art, design, and fashion.

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Artist talk: Wi Taepa
Artist talk: Wi Taepa

2pm

Join exhibiting artist Wi Taepa for an exhibition walkthrough and conversation.

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Artist talk: Wi Taepa *Postponed*
Artist talk: Wi Taepa *Postponed*

1pm

Join exhibiting artist Wi Taepa for an exhibition walkthrough and conversation.

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Wunderrūma: Warwick, Karl and Rhana
Wunderrūma: Warwick, Karl and Rhana

1pm

Free

Join Wunderrūma co-curators, and leading jewellers, Warwick Freeman and Karl Fritsch for an in conversation and tour with Gallery Director, Rhana Devenport.

Artworks

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Monna Brigida's Conversion
Monna Brigida's Conversion

Studio of Swain Joseph Swain Frederic Leighton

Production date
1862
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
101 x 157 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/171
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