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Humid
Humid

Humid

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Printing the Pacific: 1696–1804
Printing the Pacific: 1696–1804

Free entry

Printing the Pacific: 1696–1804

Free entry

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Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

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Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery
Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

Free entry

Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewellery

Free entry

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Judy Darragh: Limbo
Judy Darragh: Limbo

Judy Darragh: Limbo

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Fall Of Water, Fall Of Light
Fall Of Water, Fall Of Light

Fall Of Water, Fall Of Light

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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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Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment
Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

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Moenga Roa / Brett Graham
Moenga Roa / Brett Graham

Moenga Roa / Brett Graham

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In Shifting Light
In Shifting Light

Free entry

In Shifting Light

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Travels with Mr Hollar
Travels with Mr Hollar

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Travels with Mr Hollar

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Property of a Gentleman
Property of a Gentleman

Free entry

Property of a Gentleman

Free entry

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The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

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Te Moananui a Kiwa
Te Moananui a Kiwa

Free entry

Te Moananui a Kiwa

Free entry

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

Free entry

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Monsters and Maidens
Monsters and Maidens

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Monsters and Maidens

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Sensational: Sight and Sound Installations
Sensational: Sight and Sound Installations

Free entry

Sensational: Sight and Sound Installations

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Beginnings: Auckland Art Gallery 1888–1938
Beginnings: Auckland Art Gallery 1888–1938

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Beginnings: Auckland Art Gallery 1888–1938

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Bill Culbert
Bill Culbert

Free entry

Bill Culbert

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Sacred Conversations
Sacred Conversations

Free entry

Sacred Conversations

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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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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Reuben Paterson: Gazillion Swirl!
Reuben Paterson: Gazillion Swirl!

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Reuben Paterson: Gazillion Swirl!

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Te Hei Tiki
Te Hei Tiki

$5 - $7

Te Hei Tiki

$5 - $7

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Once Upon a Time in Art
Once Upon a Time in Art

Free entry

Once Upon a Time in Art

Free entry

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Fragile Beauty: Historic Japanese Graphic Art
Fragile Beauty: Historic Japanese Graphic Art

Free entry

Fragile Beauty: Historic Japanese Graphic Art

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Made Active: The Chartwell Show
Made Active: The Chartwell Show

Free entry

Made Active: The Chartwell Show

Free entry

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Ronnie Van Hout: I've Abandoned Me
Ronnie Van Hout: I've Abandoned Me

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

Ronnie Van Hout: I've Abandoned Me

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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Sean Kerr: What's It Doing?
Sean Kerr: What's It Doing?

Free entry

Sean Kerr: What's It Doing?

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Atlantic Crossing
Atlantic Crossing

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Atlantic Crossing

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To All New Arrivals
To All New Arrivals

To All New Arrivals

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'Limbo': artmaking exploration for 5 year olds
'Limbo': artmaking exploration for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Artist Judy Darragh – whose artwork has been described as ‘kitchen sci-fi' – uses everyday and industrial materials to make glorious fantasy worlds.

'Limbo': artmaking exploration for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

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'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds
'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Rocks of purple, pink and orange, fields of purple, mustard and pink. Vibrating triangles of white and black, and the arch of a brushstroke in orange and yellow. These descriptions of works in the exhibition Game Changers: International Modernism will help our 5-year-old participants explore their own painting experiments.  

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'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds
'Switching Up – Painting Exploration' for 5 Year Olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 Book now

Rocks of purple, pink and orange, fields of purple, mustard and pink. Vibrating triangles of white and black, and the arch of a brushstroke in orange and yellow. These descriptions of works in the exhibition Game Changers: International Modernism will help our 5-year-old participants explore their own painting experiments.

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'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds
'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Participants will explore abstracting and simplifying with painting and drawing activities.

'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

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'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds
'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Participants will explore abstracting and simplifying with painting and drawing activities.

'Exploring shape and colour' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Artist's talk: Michael Hall
Artist's talk: Michael Hall

3pm

Free

Michael Hall's work focuses specifically on exploring the human impact on the environment. He is currently undertaking an extensive project to document the causes and effects of our changing climate as personal exploration and to improve ecological awareness around the world. 

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Curator's talk: Ron Brownson on To All New Arrivals
Curator's talk: Ron Brownson on To All New Arrivals

11am

Members-only

Join Senior Curator Ron Brownson for a talk on To All New Arrivals. Voyaging is a common theme expressed by artists over time. Discover how concepts of exploration, arrival and placemaking have shaped artistic production, and experience – through To All New Arrivals – the different expectations and realities of journeying.

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Tina Wirihana: Weaving
Tina Wirihana: Weaving

1–3pm

Free

Join Christina Hurihia Wirihana (Ngāti Maniapoto, Raukawa, Ngāti Whawhakia, Tainui, Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rangiunora, Te Arawa) for a weaving demonstration in our North atrium.

Tina Wirihana: Weaving

1–3pm

Free

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Eddie Elliot: Intuition
Eddie Elliot: Intuition

12pm

Free

Enjoy Intuition a new contemporary dance work by rising Māori choreographer and performer Eddie Elliott.

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Eddie Elliot: Intuition
Eddie Elliot: Intuition

12pm

Free

Enjoy Intuition a new contemporary dance work by rising Māori choreographer and performer Eddie Elliott.

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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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Philip Dadson, Short and Medium Radio Wave Piece, 1974 restaged by contemporary sound artists
Philip Dadson, Short and Medium Radio Wave Piece, 1974 restaged by contemporary...

8–9.30pm

Join us on the final weekend of Groundswell: Avant-Garde Auckland 1971-79 for a series of performances, talks and discussion.

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'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds
'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

CANCELLED

Explore the wonderful new Creative Learning Centre installation, where symbols and characters become the tools to tell stories.

'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

CANCELLED

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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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'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds
'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

Explore the wonderful new Creative Learning Centre installation, where symbols and characters become the tools to tell stories. 

'Once Upon a Time in Art' for 5 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

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Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*
Easy Listening talk: Chloé Quenum *Cancelled*

6pm

Free entry

Enjoy an after hours talk by French installation and sculptural artist Chloé Quenum.

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'Paint, print, construct' for 6–8 year olds
'Paint, print, construct' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

The international paintings in the new exhibition Colour Is an Abstraction will be the inspiration for this fun and innovative workshop. Participants will explore various paint and print techniques with a focus on colour, these will then be used to construct a sculpture. 

'Paint, print, construct' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Late Night Art
Late Night Art

5–9pm

FREE

Explore the Gallery after hours during Artweek Auckland's 'Late Night Art' event. Experience an evening of programmed activities and events and enjoy access to all exhibitions, including Guerrilla Girls: Reinventing the ‘F’ Word – Feminism! on its last day before the exhibition closes.

Late Night Art

5–9pm

FREE

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'Paint, print, construct' for 6–8 year olds
'Paint, print, construct' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

The international paintings in the new exhibition Colour Is an Abstraction will be the inspiration for this fun and innovative workshop.

'Paint, print, construct' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Makeup Demonstration: Dianne Ensor and Bex Elliot
Makeup Demonstration: Dianne Ensor and Bex Elliot

3pm

Join Diane Ensor and Bex Elliot from The Makeup School as they explore the extraordinary physical transformations that Cate Blanchett undergoes in current exhibition Manifesto

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'Journeys into Paint' for 6–8 year olds
'Journeys into Paint' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

This workshop is inspired by collection exhibition To All New Arrivals which features artworks by which features artworks by Christine Hellyar, John Vea John Pule, Mark Adams and more. 

'Journeys into Paint' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

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'Frame Me' for 6–8 year olds
'Frame Me' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

Travel back in time! Let the amazing frames of the artworks in The Corsini Collection inspire you to design and create your own exquisite portrait frame. Explore the patterns, colours and textures of the Corsini frames and start creating!

'Frame Me' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

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Late Night Art
Late Night Art

5–9pm

Free entry

Enjoy after hours access to Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki during Artweek Auckland's Late Night Art!

Late Night Art

5–9pm

Free entry

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Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets
Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets

1–4pm

130 Members, $180 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

Join artist and calligrapher Kate Hursthouse for an afternoon spent exploring ways to create art from text. 

 

Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets

1–4pm

130 Members, $180 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

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'Tāhuhu Kōrero Rākai' for 6–8 year olds
'Tāhuhu Kōrero Rākai' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 Book now

This workshop will explore the use of adornment and ideas found in major exhibition The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand.

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Red Leap Theatre: A Chatter of Starlings
Red Leap Theatre: A Chatter of Starlings

8.45pm

Free entry

Dubbed by critics as ‘restlessly creative and endlessly inventive’, Red Leap Theatre enjoys exploring the boundaries of physical theatre, imagery and storytelling.

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Sharon Evans-Mikellis: Fashionable bodies
Sharon Evans-Mikellis: Fashionable bodies

1pm

Free

Join Senior Lecturer in Design in the Department of Fashion and Textiles AUT University, Sharon Evans-Mikellis, for a look at the way our perception of beauty has changed over time and explores the tools, treatments and top tips from past centuries that were used to create the ideal fashionable body.

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'Create a contemporary etching' for 9–13 year olds
'Create a contemporary etching' for 9–13 year olds

10.30am–3pm

SOLD OUT

Learn to dry-point etch and print in this workshop inspired by The Discerning Eye.

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'Frame Me' for 6–8 year olds
'Frame Me' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

Travel back in time! Let the amazing frames of the artworks in The Corsini Collection inspire you to design and create your own exquisite portrait frame. Explore the patterns, colours and textures of the Corsini frames and start creating!

'Frame Me' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

$18 + booking fee Book now

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A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds
A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Explore paint like never before in this workshop inspired by the contemporary painting show Necessary Distraction.

A summer paint storm for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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'Pattern Poi Etch 2.0' for 9–13 year olds
'Pattern Poi Etch 2.0' for 9–13 year olds

10.30am–3pm

$36 Book now

Back by popular demand! Join artist and educator Ruth Woodbury as we explore artwork in the exhibition Grand Designs. Participants will create an etching print that connects imagery, textures and stories. But first, participants will make and then warm up their wrists with poi!

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Artist talk: John Vea with Monique Redmond
Artist talk: John Vea with Monique Redmond

3pm

Free

Artist John Vea predominately works with sculpture, moving image and performance exploring the results of Pacific migration and gentrification of New Zealand. Join John for a discussion with artist / teacher Monique Redmond on his work Import/Export which is on display in To All New Arrivals.

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'Tāhuhu Kōrero Rākai' for 6–8 year olds
'Tāhuhu Kōrero Rākai' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

This workshop will explore the use of adornment and ideas found in major exhibition The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand.

'Tāhuhu Kōrero Rākai' for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys Pop-up Talk
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys Pop-up Talk

Daily at 1pm

Free with exhibition entry Book now

Daily pop-up talks are included with exhibition entry to, Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

Explore the exhibition with our Volunteer Guides and listen to lively talks inspired by themes in the exhibition.

 

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys Pop-up Talk

Daily at 1pm

Free with exhibition entry Book now

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Rock the Casbolt for 6–8 year olds
Rock the Casbolt for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Explore photography in this hands-on workshop inspired by current exhibition Len Casbolt’s Photography: From Soft Focus to Sharp Vision.

Rock the Casbolt for 6–8 year olds

10.30am–12.30pm

SOLD OUT

Artworks

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Vue du village du Dorey (Nouvelle Guinée)
Vue du village du Dorey (Nouvelle Guinée)

Louis Auguste de Sainson Jean Louis Tirpenne Alphonse Bichebois

Production date
1833
Medium
handcoloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
204 x 322 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/5/33
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Nouvelle Zélande. Pirogue de la baie Tolaga
Nouvelle Zélande. Pirogue de la baie Tolaga

Edmond-François Pâris Laurent Pierre Langlumé

Production date
1833
Medium
handcoloured engraving
Size (h x w)
367 x 292 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/5/13
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Vue de la plage de Tikopia
Vue de la plage de Tikopia

Louis Auguste de Sainson Jacques Arago Joseph Lemercier

Production date
1833
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
326 x 494 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/5/36
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Staeten Landt Bezylt en Ontdekt met de Scheepen Heemskerk en de Zeehaen onder het Commande van den E. Abel Tasman. In den Iaare 1642. Den 13 December. [Staten Land reached and discovered by the ships Heemskerck and Zeehaen under the command of the Honourable Abel Tasman, in the year 1642 on the 13th December] and Aldus vertoont zich het Drie Koningen Eyland, als gy het aen de Noort West Zyde op 40. Vademen van uw heft. [Thus appears the Three Kings Island when you have it at a distance of 40 fathoms on your north-west side]
Staeten Landt Bezylt en Ontdekt met de Scheepen Heemskerk en de Zeehaen onder he...

Frederik Ottens Isaac Gilsemans

Production date
1724-1726
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
290 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1998
Accession no
1998/15/6
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The Explorer's message
The Explorer's message

Louis John Steele

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1065 x 1405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1915
Accession no
1915/4
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The Lau people of Vapula
The Lau people of Vapula

Andy Leleisi'uao

Production date
2003
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
330 x 240 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/37
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Tribute II
Tribute II

Elisabeth Frink

Production date
1977
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
820 x 700 x 400 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Molly Morpeth Canaday Trust, 2001
Accession no
M2001/38
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Sketch: Christopher Columbus in the Convent of La Rabida
Sketch: Christopher Columbus in the Convent of La Rabida

David Wilkie

Production date
1805-1841
Medium
oil on card
Size (h x w)
170 x 196 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/6
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Weedeater Lei - Subjugate
Weedeater Lei - Subjugate

Niki Hastings-McFall

Production date
1999
Medium
nylon and fishing line
Size (h x w)
1140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/31/2
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