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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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Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris
Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris

Dane Mitchell: Iris, Iris, Iris

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Property of a Gentleman
Property of a Gentleman

Free entry

Property of a Gentleman

Free entry

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

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Wolfgang Laib
Wolfgang Laib

$5 - $7

Wolfgang Laib

$5 - $7

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

Free entry

Fragile Beauty: Historic Japanese Graphic Art

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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The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai
Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

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Grand Designs
Grand Designs

Free entry

Grand Designs

Free entry

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

$14, Members and Children 12 & under FREE Book now

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

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The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate
The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Christmas flower wreath making with The Flower Project
Christmas flower wreath making with The Flower Project

11am–1pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members Book now

Join The Flower Project for a Christmas wreath-making workshop using dried flora and fauna that is guaranteed to last until Christmas Day.

Christmas flower wreath making with The Flower Project

11am–1pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members Book now

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Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath
Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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CANCELLED Flower arrangements: Pastoral Centres
CANCELLED Flower arrangements: Pastoral Centres

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

CANCELLED Flower arrangements: Pastoral Centres

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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Flower Workshop: Winter Flowers Still Life – Memento Mori
Flower Workshop: Winter Flowers Still Life – Memento Mori

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

Flower Workshop: Winter Flowers Still Life – Memento Mori

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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The art of rangoli
The art of rangoli

1pm

Free

The art of rangoli

1pm

Free

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Art bite: Eleanor Matthews on still lifes in The Corsini Collection
Art bite: Eleanor Matthews on still lifes in The Corsini Collection

12pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join BA Art History Honours student, Eleanor Mathews for a short talk on some of the still lifes in The Corsini Collection

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POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop
POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Floral Embroidery workshop
Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

Explore the beautiful details of flowers through hand embroidery.

Floral Embroidery workshop

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French Language Weekend: Children's short films
French Language Weekend: Children's short films

12pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

Gather friends and whānau to celebrate with us at the opening of the largest exhibition in the Gallery's 132-year history. 

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

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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Hidden symbols: decoding vanitas paintings
Hidden symbols: decoding vanitas paintings

12pm

Free

Senior Curator, Mary Kisler looks at the symbolism of the vanitas used by both 17th century painters such as Bourjinon, Collier and Netscher and contemporary New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington.

Artworks

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The Rata in Flower
The Rata in Flower

Day & Haghe

Production date
1845
Medium
hand-coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
375 x 277 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/16/15
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[Flower]
[Flower]

Colin McCahon

Production date
1967
Medium
acrylic on paper
Size (h x w)
750 x 550 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/150
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Flower Study
Flower Study

Ronald Allan

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
404 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/43
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Flower Study
Flower Study

Margaret Preston

Production date
Unknown
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
178 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/85
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Flower Study
Flower Study

Kenneth Hall

Production date
1937
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
405 x 305 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/20
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Flower girl
Flower girl

Len Casbolt

Production date
circa 1945
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
298 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/126
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Sydney (Flower)
Sydney (Flower)

Gavin Hipkins

Production date
1999
Medium
C-type colour photographic print
Size (h x w)
600 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Graeme Maunsell Trust, 2002
Accession no
2002/14/12
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Flower study
Flower study

Germain Buffert

Production date
1930
Medium
oil on canvas on plywood
Size (h x w)
508 x 422 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/6
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Transformations 4 - Flower
Transformations 4 - Flower

Joanna Margaret Paul

Production date
1984
Medium
pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
457 x 608 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/19/4
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Flower Image 1
Flower Image 1

Dawn Sime

Production date
1970
Medium
oil on paper
Size (h x w)
676 x 514 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/10
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Untitled [Face and flower]
Untitled [Face and flower]

Len Casbolt

Production date
circa 1960s
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
156 x 201 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/38
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Vases, Trays and Materials for Flower Arrangement; the Flower Shell
Vases, Trays and Materials for Flower Arrangement; the Flower Shell

Katsushika Hokusai

Production date
Post 1821
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
218 x 182 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M23
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The White Flower - Major Steward
The White Flower - Major Steward

A Vyvyan Hunt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
343 x 216 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/9/19
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Bowl with Flower Detail - Notes for Colour
Bowl with Flower Detail - Notes for Colour

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1929
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
308 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/28/2
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Chest with leaf and flower motifs
Chest with leaf and flower motifs

Unknown artist

Production date
15th century
Medium
walnut with traces of polychrome
Size (h x w)
780 x 1880 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1968
Accession no
1968/15
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備前鶴首花入 [Bizen Kakushu flower input]
備前鶴首花入 [Bizen Kakushu flower input]

Toyo Kaneshige

Production date
circa 1926-1967
Medium
ceramic
Size (h x w)
190 x 90 x 90 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the collection of Hideaki Fukutake
Accession no
L2016/18/11
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備前四方面取花入 [Bizen square chamfered flower input]
備前四方面取花入 [Bizen square chamfered flower input]

Kei Fujiwara

Production date
circa 1926-1983
Medium
ceramic
Size (h x w)
252 x 87 x 87 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the collection of Hideaki Fukutake
Accession no
L2016/18/27
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赤絵面取花入 [Red picture chamfered flower input]
赤絵面取花入 [Red picture chamfered flower input]

Shōji Hamada

Production date
circa 1926-1978
Medium
ceramic
Size (h x w)
40 x 10 x 10 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the collection of Hideaki Fukutake
Accession no
L2016/18/43
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Page from an illustrated book : Lady preparing a flower arrangement
Page from an illustrated book : Lady preparing a flower arrangement

Unknown artist (Disciple of Hokusai)

Production date
19th century?
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
193 x 137 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M167
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備前広口花入 [Bizen wide-mouthed flower input]
備前広口花入 [Bizen wide-mouthed flower input]

Toshu Yamamoto

Production date
circa 1926-1983
Medium
ceramic
Size (h x w)
242 x 141 x 141 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the collection of Hideaki Fukutake
Accession no
L2016/18/29
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Pua o te reinga, pua reinga  (flower of the underworld) or waewae atua, (feet of gods) – Wood Rose or Hades Flower – dactylanthus taylorii
Pua o te reinga, pua reinga (flower of the underworld) or waewae atua, (feet of...

Fanny Osborne

Production date
late 19th century-early 20th century
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mrs S M M Nicol, 2015
Accession no
M2015/24/4
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古備前緋襷鶴首花入 [Old Bizen reddish fire mark Kakushu flower input]
古備前緋襷鶴首花入 [Old Bizen reddish fire mark Kakushu flower input]

Unknown artist

Production date
18th century
Medium
ceramic
Size (h x w)
230 x 77 x 77 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the collection of Hideaki Fukutake
Accession no
L2016/18/8
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Man that is born of woman is of a few days, and full of trouble, he cometh forth like a flower and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow Job 14:12 (Topless massage parlour)
Man that is born of woman is of a few days, and full of trouble, he cometh forth...

Peter Bromhead

Production date
1976
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
208 x 184 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/54/7
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The Phormium Tenax, or New Zealand Flax
The Phormium Tenax, or New Zealand Flax

Day & Haghe

Production date
1845
Medium
hand-coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
556 x 367 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/16/16
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The Tutu (Commonly Called Toot)
The Tutu (Commonly Called Toot)

Day & Haghe

Production date
1845
Medium
hand-coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
375 x 268 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/16/14
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Swallows and Iris Blossoms
Swallows and Iris Blossoms

Andō Hiroshige

Production date
1853
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
334 x 110 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M93
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Cockatoos
Cockatoos

Rosalie Gascoigne

Production date
1991
Medium
paint on hardwood pieces on a wooden panel
Size (h x w)
1235 x 2050 x 48 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1999
Accession no
1999/29
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A Gathering of Birds
A Gathering of Birds

Melchior d' Hondecoeter

Production date
circa 1660-1690
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1013 x 1073 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/113
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Dahlia
Dahlia

Rita Angus

Production date
circa 1953
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
340 x 205 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Colin McCahon, 1966
Accession no
1966/16/3
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Tulips
Tulips

Erich Heckel

Production date
1953
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
534 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/27
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Flowers "Chrysanthemums"
Flowers "Chrysanthemums"

Doris Lusk

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
450 x 388 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/3/2
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Clematis flowers and ferns
Clematis flowers and ferns

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1920s
Medium
soft ground etching
Size (h x w)
162 x 117 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Connie and Olive Lloyd, 1973
Accession no
1973/7/32
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Knapwort
Knapwort

Vera Temple

Production date
circa 1902-1939
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
518 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/73
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Lupin
Lupin

Rita Angus

Production date
circa 1953
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
180 x 127 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1960
Accession no
1960/17
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There's no accounting for taste
There's no accounting for taste

Judy Darragh

Production date
1992
Medium
plastic flowers and plastic lettering on board
Size (h x w)
1050 x 2500 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/7
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Still life: flowers
Still life: flowers

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
400 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/18
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E H McCormick Papers
E H McCormick Papers
Production date
1890-1991
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Linda Gill, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/4
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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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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1

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