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Notes on rest
Notes on rest

Free entry

Notes on rest

Free entry

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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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Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome
Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

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Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde
Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

Free entry

Teststrip: Nostalgia for the Avant-garde

Free entry

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Hany Armanious: Artist's Project
Hany Armanious: Artist's Project

Free entry

Hany Armanious: Artist's Project

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2006
The Walters Prize 2006

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2006

Free entry

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Artist’s Talk – John Reynolds
Artist’s Talk – John Reynolds

2-2:30pm

Don't miss the opportunity to hear John Reynolds discuss his processes and ideas behind his glass painting The Violet Hour.

John Reynolds is well known as one of New Zealand's foremost painters and printmakers who has featured in many key national and international exhibitions and publications on contemporary New Zealand art. He has shown widely throughout the country and been commissioned to produce projects for a wide range of public galleries, private collections and commercial companies.

 

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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In conversation with Nathan Coley: A Place Beyond Belief
In conversation with Nathan Coley: A Place Beyond Belief

2–3pm

FREE

Join us to hear acclaimed Scottish artist, Nathan Coley, talk about his practice and our major new acquisition A Place Beyond Belief, with international curator and writer, Juliana Engberg.

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family Drop-in
Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori family drop-in
Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori family drop-in

1–3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

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Family drop-in – NZSL interpreted
Family drop-in – NZSL interpreted

11am – 3pm

Free

The first Saturday of every month is our NZSL-interpreted Family Drop in! Create art inspired by exhibitions currently on display in the Gallery – join anytime and stay as long as you like.

Family drop-in – NZSL interpreted

11am – 3pm

Free

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Rita Angus' 1965 painting Scrub burning, Northern Hawke's Bay which is currently on display in the exhibition Earthly Visions.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 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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French Language Weekend family drop-in
French Language Weekend family drop-in

1–3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Boxing Day family drop-in
Boxing Day family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Boxing Day family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family drop-in
Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family Drop-in
Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family Drop-in
Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Family Drop-in
Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Family Drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

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Dame Jenny Gibbs and Gordon Walters – a private collection
Dame Jenny Gibbs and Gordon Walters – a private collection

6.30–8.30pm

SOLD OUT

Join us for an exclusive visit to the private art collection and residence of one of New Zealand’s most important art advocates, Dame Jenny Gibbs. 

 

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Henri Hayden's 1918 painting Still Life with Guitar, Bottle of Bass and Fruit.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Big Day Art: Calling the World
Big Day Art: Calling the World

10am – 4pm

Free

Big Day Art: Calling the World provides an opportunity for families to experience Auckland Art Gallery and immerse themselves in a celebration of artistic experience and creativity. See, do, listen, move, make and share – become creative agents and explorers. Join us in celebrating Matariki and our New Zealand landscape and explore what it means to discover, journey and adventure through a series of hands-on activities and workshops. 

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Tongan Language Week family drop-in
Tongan Language Week family drop-in

1–3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

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French Language Weekend family drop-in
French Language Weekend family drop-in

1 – 3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

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She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport
She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

Join us at She Claims: Art Matters, a series of events where you’ll rub elbows with creatives and critics while celebrating the ideas, voices and power of creative women. We kick off this series, just before the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, with a conversation between two inspiring women: Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and visual artist Judy Darragh.

She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

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White Night family Drop-in
White Night family Drop-in

5–7pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during a free artmaking session inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 5–7pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

White Night family Drop-in

5–7pm

Free

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Italian Language Weekend family drop-in
Italian Language Weekend family drop-in

1–3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

Artworks

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Galleria grande di Statue, la cui struttura e con archi e col lume preso dall'alto ... (Large sculpture gallery built on arches and lit from above)
Galleria grande di Statue, la cui struttura e con archi e col lume preso dall'al...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
373 x 248 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/2
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Ecological balance
Ecological balance

Barry Cleavin

Production date
1981
Medium
etching, aquatint, softground
Size (h x w)
291 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of ms Jeanette McCracken, 1982
Accession no
1982/45/21
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