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Manifesto
Manifesto

$12.50 – $28, Members and Children 12 & under FREE Buy tickets

Manifesto

$12.50 – $28, Members and Children 12 & under FREE Buy tickets

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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary
Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

From $20 Buy tickets

Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

From $20 Buy tickets

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The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence
The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

$15 – $19, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

$15 – $19, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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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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Gordon Walters: New Vision
Gordon Walters: New Vision

Gordon Walters: New Vision

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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

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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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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

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

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

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

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Civilisation, Photography, Now
Civilisation, Photography, Now

Civilisation, Photography, Now

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Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation
Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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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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Special guest talk: Nici Cumpston
Special guest talk: Nici Cumpston

1pm

Join visiting special guest presenter, Nici Cumpston, artistic Director of TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia for a talk on the stunning range of contemporary indigenous Australian paintings that feature in the exhibition Other People Think.

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Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers
Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Emma Chambers, Curator, Modern British art at Tate Britain for a tour of The Body Laid Bare.

Guest curator's tour: Emma Chambers

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

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CANCELLED Guest talk: Tate conservator Bronwyn Ormsby
CANCELLED Guest talk: Tate conservator Bronwyn Ormsby

7–8pm

Gallery and NZCCM Members $15, Students $10, Standard $20 Book now

CANCELLED Guest talk: Tate conservator Bronwyn Ormsby

7–8pm

Gallery and NZCCM Members $15, Students $10, Standard $20 Book now

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Guest curators' talk: Emma Chambers and Justin Paton
Guest curators' talk: Emma Chambers and Justin Paton

2.30pm

Members-only

Join Emma Chambers, Curator Modern British Art, Tate, and Justin Paton, Head Curator of International Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, in conversation on The Body Laid Bare.

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Elam Guest Lecture Series: Ngahiraka Mason
Elam Guest Lecture Series: Ngahiraka Mason

10am

Free

Former Indigenous Curator, Māori Art at Auckland Art Gallery and the recently appointed curator to the 2017 Honolulu Biennial titled Middle of Now | Here Ngahiraka Mason discusses recent projects. 

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The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion
The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join our special guests from the Corsini family, Contessa Elisabetta Minutoli Tegrimi and Contessa Livia Sanminiatelli Branca in conversation with the Italian ambassador to New Zealand, Fabrizio Marcelli.

The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Gordon Walters unlocked: Panel discussion – Riffing Off Gordon Walters: motifs, motives and meaning
Gordon Walters unlocked: Panel discussion – Riffing Off Gordon Walters: motifs,...

2pm

Independent designer Tana Mitchell chairs a panel discussion with invited guests to discuss their responses to the work of Gordon Walters on New Zealand graphic design.

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Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

1–4pm

FREE (Members and Members guests* only)

We invite all Members to come to the Preview of Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys on Friday 3 May. This major exhibition traces Hodgkins’ creative and peripatetic life, from her upbringing in Dunedin, through France, Morocco and Spain to her final days in England, examining the influence of location on her development as a modernist painter and the notion of travel and journeying as a source of artistic inspiration. 

 

Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

1–4pm

FREE (Members and Members guests* only)

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: That Thing You Love (2014)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: That Thing You Love (2014)

8pm

Free

In order to pay the mortgage, Fortunato and his wife turn their house by the beach into a hotel. But a bitter woman from Fortunato's past returns to destroy his plans and scare off his hotel guests.

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Artist Tour: Chris Heaphy on Gordon Walters
Artist Tour: Chris Heaphy on Gordon Walters

11am

SOLD OUT

Join artist Chris Heaphy (Ngāi Tahu) and Curator, New Zealand Art Julia Waite for a tour of the exhibition Gordon Walters: New Vision. Enjoy a discussion about how to look at a Walters painting and learn about the friendship Heaphy shared with Walters in the last years of his life.

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Pass the Marker: Rob and Sue Gardiner
Pass the Marker: Rob and Sue Gardiner

1pm

Free for Members

Join us for a talk by Rob and Sue Gardiner of the Chartwell Trust on Wang Dongling’s Pass the Marker – A Drawing Game.

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Curator's talk: Natasha Conland on The Walters Prize 2018
Curator's talk: Natasha Conland on The Walters Prize 2018

2pm

Members-only

As part of the Preview day for The Walters Prize 2018, coordinating curator Natasha Conland presents a special talk for Gallery Members in the auditorium on this year's nominated artworks.

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Italian Language Weekend: Art bites
Italian Language Weekend: Art bites

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

A series of short talks giving you an insight into the art, music, culture and family life of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Italian Language Weekend: Art bites

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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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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An Introduction to Silo Theatre's Peter and the Wolf
An Introduction to Silo Theatre's Peter and the Wolf

12pm

Members-only

Come along and meet the artistic team behind Silo Theatre's new production Peter and the Wolf.

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Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop
Quant-inspired Fashion Illustration Workshop

10.30am—3pm

From $150 Book now

Harnessing the youthful spirit of the sixties and embracing new mass-production techniques, Mary Quant created a new look for modern women. Be inspired by Quants work and play around with different materials and styles to create your own mini fashion sketch portfolio.

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The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman
The Single Object: Humphrey Ikin with Wallace Chapman

6.30pm–9.30pm

$25 + fees Book now

Presented by Objectspace, The Single Object series sees Wallace Chapman, broadcaster and host of The Panel on Radio New Zealand, interview a range of guests about six objects that are important to them, providing a personal insight into how the world can be seen and understood through material culture.

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Curator's tour: Ngahiraka Mason on The Māori Portraits
Curator's tour: Ngahiraka Mason on The Māori Portraits

1.30pm

Free

Former Indigenous Curator, Māori Art and Guest Curator of The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand, Ngahiraka Mason conducts a tour of this exhibition on opening weekend.

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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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Panel discussion: the making of Gordon Walters: New Vision
Panel discussion: the making of Gordon Walters: New Vision

2pm

Members-only

As part of the Preview day for Gordon Walters: New Vision, enjoy a panel discussion with the exhibition co-curators  Julia Waite (Auckland Art Gallery), Lucy Hammonds (Dunedin Public Art Gallery) and Professor Laurence Simmons (University of Auckland).

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Pō Talanoa Youth Leaders Forum
Pō Talanoa Youth Leaders Forum

5.45–8pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki in partnership with AUPISA present the 2018 Pō Talanoa Youth Leaders Forum. 

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Shahidul Alam: Identity
Shahidul Alam: Identity

1pm

Free

Enjoy a keynote presentation from Auckland Festival of Photography's international guest curator, Shahidul Alam.

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New Members Tour: Wed 10 Feb
New Members Tour: Wed 10 Feb

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Wed 10 Feb

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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New Members Tour: Wed 26 May
New Members Tour: Wed 26 May

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Wed 26 May

2–3pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Simone Douglas: Home themes
Simone Douglas: Home themes

2pm

Free

Keynote presentation by the Auckland Festival of Photography's first international guest curator, Associate Professor Simone Douglas.

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Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan
Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

Hubbub – Family Morning offers exclusive early morning viewing of Denmark Design for those visiting with children aged 5 and under.

Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 29 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

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POSTPONED Curatorial Notes with Juliana Engberg
POSTPONED Curatorial Notes with Juliana Engberg

6—7.30pm

From $5 Book now

At Alert Level 4, this event is regrettably postponed. Please see our latest COVID-19 updates here.

Part-open forum, part-insight to her curatorial mind, Juliana Engberg offers up her notes on pandemic curation, producing a newspaper alongside exhibition All That Was Solid Melts and deep-diving the Gallery's holdings in preparation for Romancing the Collection, which opens early August. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from this award-winning and internationally acclaimed curator – a treat for students, art lovers and professionals alike.

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James Dooley: Alexia Foundation
James Dooley: Alexia Foundation

4pm

Free

A unique session with special Festival guest speaker, James Dooley, Executive Administrator for the Alexia Foundation.  

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Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 15 Jan
Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 15 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

Hubbub – Family Morning offers exclusive early morning viewing of Denmark Design for those visiting with children aged 5 and under.

Denmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning – 15 Jan

9am

Free with exhibition ticket to Denmark Design Book now

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SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker
SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

Join special guest Karen Walker and curator Mary Kisler as they explore Frances Hodgkins’ adventurous spirit, sense of style and fashion-focused paintings. Discover how this 20th-century fashionista inspired Walker’s range of highly collectable travel accessories. View the exhibition after hours, and enjoy music and refreshments.

SOLD OUT Frances Hodgkins Members Late Night with Karen Walker

7–10pm

$35 Members and Members guests*, $85 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only

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A night of art and opera
A night of art and opera

7.30–8.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

Join us for a unique, intimate performance surrounded by art. 

A night of art and opera

7.30–8.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

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New Members Tour: Sat 27 Feb
New Members Tour: Sat 27 Feb

11am–12pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Sat 27 Feb

11am–12pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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New Members Tour: Tue 16 Mar
New Members Tour: Tue 16 Mar

11am–12pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Tue 16 Mar

11am–12pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Artworks

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Woman presenting flowers to kneeling guests
Woman presenting flowers to kneeling guests

Utagawa Toyokuni I

Production date
circa 1789-1825
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
390 x 265 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M33
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The Wedding Breakfast
The Wedding Breakfast

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
111 x 188 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/104
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Newspaper Reading Club Daily
Newspaper Reading Club Daily

Fiona Connor

Production date
25 Jun 2011
Medium
paper pages held together at the top by a bulldog clip
Size (h x w)
296 x 210 x 28 mm
Credit line
Fiona Connor Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2013/4/1
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Maori Wedding, Nelson Province (Wedding, Waikawa Pa, Picton)
Maori Wedding, Nelson Province (Wedding, Waikawa Pa, Picton)

Frederick Tyree William Tyree

Production date
circa 1895
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
197 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/21
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At the Inn
At the Inn

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
135 x 120 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/125
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Les Sauvages de la mer Pacifique (The Native Peoples of the Pacific Ocean)
Les Sauvages de la mer Pacifique (The Native Peoples of the Pacific Ocean)

Joseph Dufour & Cie Jean-Gabriel Charvet

Production date
circa 1804
Medium
woodblock and gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
2200 x 1800 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
M1995/39
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Fiona Connor Archive
Fiona Connor Archive
Production date
2009-2019
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (see archive item details for credit lines specific to each deposit)
Accession no
RC2013/4

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