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From Andy: Gifted to the Archive
From Andy: Gifted to the Archive

Free entry

From Andy: Gifted to the Archive

Free entry

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

Free entry

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My favourite Lindauer portraits – NZSL interpreted
My favourite Lindauer portraits – NZSL interpreted

1pm

Free

Descendant coordinator for The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer's New Zealand, Jasmine Te Hira (Te Rarawa), discusses some of her favourite portraits in the exhibition.

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New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul
New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

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: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for precision
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson as she reconstructs the artistic dialogue between Dutch abstract painter, Piet Mondrian and his younger British colleague, Ben Nicholson. Their relationship flourished in north London in late 1938, when the two friends worked side by side in neighbouring studios as the clouds of World War II gathered. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt
Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt returns with an exciting two-day workshop (two consecutive Sundays) dedicated to developing your visual language. Expand your skillset through curated practical exercises and gain an advanced understanding of photography as a storytelling medium.

Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

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Finding Frances Hodgkins Travelogue
Finding Frances Hodgkins Travelogue

6–7.30pm

$5 Members and Members guests*, $10 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

Curator Mary Kisler will give an exciting, personal talk about her engaging new book, Finding Frances Hodgkins. 

Finding Frances Hodgkins Travelogue

6–7.30pm

$5 Members and Members guests*, $10 non-Members, *In combination with a valid guest pass only Buy tickets

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson to hear the story behind the creation of Claude Monet’s extraordinary water gardens at Giverny and the evolution of his Japanese bridge series, culminating in a discussion of a late bridge painting made by Monet, on loan at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October
POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 19 September. It will now go ahead on Sudnay 24 October and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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.

POSTPONED: Kintsugi workshop - October

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) 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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Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art
Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

9–11.30am

FREE (Members only)

We welcome all Gallery Members to attend the preview of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art on Saturday 5 December. If you are not a Member, but would like to join us for this event, click here to find out how to sign up today. 

Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

9–11.30am

FREE (Members only)

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SOLD OUT AKL, Now, Next.
SOLD OUT AKL, Now, Next.

6–7.30pm

Book now

Speakers from the diverse industries shaping our future come together to present their version of ‘what next’ for Auckland.

Artworks

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Desirable Residences
Desirable Residences

James Boswell

Production date
1938
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
263 x 395 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1940
Accession no
1940/3/22
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Instruction on Mohaka River Bridge
Instruction on Mohaka River Bridge

Les Cleveland

Production date
1957
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
153 x 210 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/5
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Middlesborough Road, South Bank
Middlesborough Road, South Bank

Graham Smith

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
405 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/67
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Bingo, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Bingo, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Christopher Killip

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
280 x 342 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/41
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The Tube Station
The Tube Station

Cyril Power

Production date
circa 1932
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
293 x 335 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/160
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Leicester Square
Leicester Square

James Boswell

Production date
1934
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
395 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1940
Accession no
1940/3/25
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Kelmarna Gardens
Kelmarna Gardens

Peter Peryer

Production date
1983
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
207 x 284 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/20/1
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Ngaruawahia
Ngaruawahia

Bryony Dalefield

Production date
1973
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
240 x 160 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/6/2
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Department Store, Auckland
Department Store, Auckland

Max Oettli

Production date
1973
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
195 x 290 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/58/3
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Toorak Chambers, Suva, Fiji
Toorak Chambers, Suva, Fiji

Max Oettli

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
190 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Ronald Brownson, 1984
Accession no
1984/19/1
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Drunk asleep in bus shelter, Wellington
Drunk asleep in bus shelter, Wellington

John Daley

Production date
1969
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
135 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/2/3
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The Toll Gate
The Toll Gate

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
112 x 160 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/115
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Dangerous Curves
Dangerous Curves

Niki Hastings-McFall

Production date
2001
Medium
reflective road sign vinyl and automotive paint on aluminium panels
Size (h x w)
1600 x 2400 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2001
Accession no
C2001/1/26/1-24
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Ezekial
Ezekial

Abraham de Bruyn Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/24
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Ezra and the law
Ezra and the law

Abraham de Bruyn Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/26
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Aaron
Aaron

Abraham de Bruyn Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/3
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