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Wolfgang Laib
Wolfgang Laib

$5 - $7

Wolfgang Laib

$5 - $7

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Out of the Ordinary
Out of the Ordinary

Free entry

Out of the Ordinary

Free entry

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Brian Brake: Lens on the world
Brian Brake: Lens on the world

Free entry

Brian Brake: Lens on the world

Free entry

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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs
Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

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Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America
Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America

$10 – $15, Members and Children 12 and under FREE

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop
POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership). Book now

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs. Learn how to piece your broken ceramics back together with beauty in this workshop led by Yuka O’Shannessy.

POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership). Book now

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 SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

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Wonderland
Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

Celebrate the opening of Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room and participate in a day of performances, activities and music. Explore the Gallery through another lens!

Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

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Peter Gilderdale on 19th century illustration
Peter Gilderdale on 19th century illustration

1pm

Free

Join Dr Peter Gilderdale, Acting HOD of Communication Design at AUT, for an illustrated overview of 19th century illustration, with a particular focus on the contextual, conceptual and craft-related issues that shaped illustration’s complicated relationship with art.

 

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Curator's tour: Emma Jameson on An Overture to the Text
Curator's tour: Emma Jameson on An Overture to the Text

1pm

Free

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a tour of her new exhibition An Overture to the Text which provides an in-depth investigation into a series of illustrations, analysing their visual features and what these communicate. 

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Levi Patel: Affinity
Levi Patel: Affinity

3pm

Free

With two solo EPs already released to glowing reception, musician Levi Patel is now set to release debut full-length album Affinity on 7 April.

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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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Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy
Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

In the beautifully crafted and zany 2008 documentary A Tall Long Faced Tale, directed by Yvonne Mackay, national treasure Margaret Mahy (1936–2012) is interviewed by the award-winning writer Elizabeth Knox, as well as by animated versions of characters from her body of work that includes The Lion in the MeadowThe Witch in the Cherry Tree; and The Great White Man Eating Shark.

Writers on Film: Margaret Mahy

1.15pm

$12.50 – $25 Book now

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Doc Edge Presents: Memory – Origins of Alien
Doc Edge Presents: Memory – Origins of Alien

12.30-2pm

$12.30 Book now

As part of the 14th International Documentary Film Festival, Doc Edge in association with RNZ presents a series of documentary screenings at the Gallery.

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Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

Boost your skills at using photography as a storytelling medium and rediscover ways to share your images with the world in ways beyond our digital devices. Through exercises carefully curated by photographer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt you will gain new perspectives and make a start on creating or further developing your own visual language.

Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

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SOLD OUT Contemporary Weaving Workshop
SOLD OUT Contemporary Weaving Workshop

11am–4pm

$150 for Members $200 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

SOLD OUT Contemporary Weaving Workshop

11am–4pm

$150 for Members $200 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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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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Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop
Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

In anticipation of our exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan, opening Sat 7 Mar, host Samantha Copland will guide you through a full day of fragrance design, inspired by Japanese flavours. 

Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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One Enchanted Night: Exclusive Launch
One Enchanted Night: Exclusive Launch

6pm–12am

SOLD OUT: General admission, $20; VIP, $60; VIP Gold, $105 (plus booking fees)

Please note this event is sold out.

For One Enchanted Night, party under the cherry blossoms on our lantern-lit rooftop terrace, which is being transformed into a contemporary izakaya (pop-up bar) to celebrate the opening of our latest major exhibition, Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

One Enchanted Night: Exclusive Launch

6pm–12am

SOLD OUT: General admission, $20; VIP, $60; VIP Gold, $105 (plus booking fees)

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Denmark Design Members Late Night
Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

At this Members Late Night, journalist and design-enthusiast Jeremy Hansen will talk with design curator Justine Olsen, interior designer Rufus Knight and architect Jon Rennie about how Scandinavian design aesthetics and principles continue to influence Aotearoa New Zealand today.

Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

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Ève Chabanon - From Anti Social Social Club to The Surplus
Ève Chabanon - From Anti Social Social Club to The Surplus

6–7pm

Don’t miss this one-off opportunity to join the 2019 Te Whare Hēra international artist in residence, Ève Chabanon for an engaging and illustrated introduction to her current and past projects.

Artworks

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Untitled (Punch Patterns), 2002
Untitled (Punch Patterns), 2002

Wi Taepa

Production date
2002
Medium
fired white raku clay
Size (h x w)
940 x 140 x 125 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018
Accession no
2018/13
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Crocheted Paintings from 'Cottage Industry' (1997)
Crocheted Paintings from 'Cottage Industry' (1997)

Ani O'Neill

Production date
1997
Medium
wool on steel rings
Size (h x w)
310 x 1880 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/1/1.1-3
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Crocheted Painting from 'Comfort Zone' (2001)
Crocheted Painting from 'Comfort Zone' (2001)

Ani O'Neill

Production date
2001
Medium
wool on steel rings
Size (h x w)
310 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/1/2
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welcome rest from 'Comfort Zone' 2001
welcome rest from 'Comfort Zone' 2001

Ani O'Neill

Production date
2001
Medium
wool on steel rings
Size (h x w)
160 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/1/3.1-2
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Grande Boca
Grande Boca

María Nepomuceno

Production date
2013
Medium
ropes, beads, fibreglass, resin, plates, wooden paint brushes, acrylic, ceramic
Size (h x w)
6000 x 5000 x 7200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/28
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Stalagmites - Stalactites
Stalagmites - Stalactites

Theo Schoon

Production date
1964
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1217 x 1123 x 26 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/32
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Floor Mat - Takapau, made by Mrs. Pokai
Floor Mat - Takapau, made by Mrs. Pokai

James McDonald

Production date
1920
Medium
black and white photograph, reprint
Size (h x w)
157 x 115 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/10
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Necrolopolous
Necrolopolous

Peter Madden

Production date
2004
Medium
mixed media
Size (h x w)
1100 x 900 x 1600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2005
Accession no
2005/19
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Peasant Settling his Debt
Peasant Settling his Debt

Adriaen van Ostade

Production date
circa 1650-circa 1653
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
102 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/105
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Girl with scarf
Girl with scarf

Grace Joel

Production date
circa 1896
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
698 x 520 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Lyndsay Garland Trust, with generous assistance from Hartley Joel, 2010
Accession no
2010/7
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