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Seeking Modernity
Seeking Modernity

Free entry

Seeking Modernity

Free entry

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Painting Nature
Painting Nature

Free entry

Painting Nature

Free entry

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Ge Luz
Ge Luz

3pm

Free

Brazilian musician Ge Luz performs a solo acoustic set in the south atrium. 

Ge Luz

3pm

Free

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Doc Edge Presents: Song of Lahore (2015)
Doc Edge Presents: Song of Lahore (2015)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Documentary following a group of musicians as they travel from their home in Pakistan to New York City to perform at Lincoln Center.

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Midsummer Night's Tango (2013)
Midsummer Night's Tango (2013)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Argentina is the birthplace of tango – or is it? Not according to the people of Finland.

Midsummer Night's Tango (2013)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

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Players from NZ Barok
Players from NZ Barok

12pm

Free

A quartet of musicians from NZ Barok play a selection chamber works by Haydn, Mozart and Boccherini.

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Ge Luz
Ge Luz

2pm

Free

Brazilian musician Ge Luz performs a solo acoustic set in the south atrium. 

Ge Luz

2pm

Free

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Latinaotearoa
Latinaotearoa

3pm

Free

Join local band Latinaotearoa for a what is sure to be a vibrant and memorable set in our North Atrium

Latinaotearoa

3pm

Free

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The CBD Latin Project
The CBD Latin Project

2.30pm

Free

The CBD Latin Project is a new band featuring Brazilian musician extraordinaire Henrique Morales on bass and lead vocals, together with Karl Benton on keyboards and vocals and Lance Bentley on drums.

The CBD Latin Project

2.30pm

Free

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Alda Rezende and The CBD Latin Project
Alda Rezende and The CBD Latin Project

3.30pm

Free

For this very special concert Alda Rezende will join forces with The CBD Latin Project, the new band of Brazilian musician extraordinaire Henrique Morales, together with pianist Karl Benton and drummer Lance Bentley. 

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NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising
NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

Join NZTrio at the Gallery for a live evening performance of TECTONIC UPRISING .

NZTrio: Tectonic Uprising

6–8pm

$50 + fees General Admission, $40 + fees AAG Members, $25 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

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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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Levi Patel: Affinity
Levi Patel: Affinity

3pm

Free

With two solo EPs already released to glowing reception, musician Levi Patel is now set to release debut full-length album Affinity on 7 April.

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NZTrio: Tectonic Impact
NZTrio: Tectonic Impact

6–8pm

$53 + fees General Admission, $43 + fees AAG Members, $28 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

Join NZTrio at the Gallery for a live evening performance of TECTONIC IMPACT.

NZTrio: Tectonic Impact

6–8pm

$53 + fees General Admission, $43 + fees AAG Members, $28 +fees Concession (Students with ID.) Book now

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Songwriting: Words and music
Songwriting: Words and music

12pm

Free

Join us for the return of Writers Lounge – a series of engaging discussions and conversations between writers and social commentators in our auditorium.

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Young Creative Artists Forum
Young Creative Artists Forum

10am–4pm

Free – registrations required Book now

Calling Auckland’s young creative artists. Are you interested in expanding your practice by collaborating and sharing knowledge? 

Young Creative Artists Forum

10am–4pm

Free – registrations required Book now

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Footnote open rehearsal: The Rebel Pink
Footnote open rehearsal: The Rebel Pink

12pm

Free

Footnote New Zealand Dance present an open rehearsal for The Rebel Pink, a new touring show that will be performed at Q Theatre on 7 and 8 April, 7.30pm.

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Artists' talk: Xiong Yu and Chen Qiang
Artists' talk: Xiong Yu and Chen Qiang

1pm

Join painter Professor Xiong Yu and visiting digital media artist Chen Qiang from Chengdu in conversation about their new group show Collapsing Borders at Pah Homestead with co-curators Warren Pringle and Yanxin Zhong.

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Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'
Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'

Screening Times: 11am–12pm; 12.15pm–1.15pm

FREE

Pacific Sisters present 'Fresh Flashbacks'

Screening Times: 11am–12pm; 12.15pm–1.15pm

FREE

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Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls
Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls

6–10pm

$25 + fees, entry to Art After Hours only Book now

Art After Hours returns to the Gallery, with an evening of food, drinks, art and entertainment inspired by international feminist art activists, the Guerrilla Girls! Join us as we stay open until 10pm to experience art as activism, comedy with an edge, music to move to and the Guerrilla Girls’ unique brand of ‘creative complaining’.

Art After Hours: Guerrilla Girls

6–10pm

$25 + fees, entry to Art After Hours only Book now

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Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope

7pm – late

$175 Buy tickets

A ‘friendraiser’ for Auckland Art Gallery, Kaleidoscope is an exclusive night-time event for forward-thinking, like-minded individuals who value Auckland’s visual culture and want to play a part in the Gallery’s future.

Kaleidoscope

7pm – late

$175 Buy tickets

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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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She Claims: Art Matters – Courtney Sina Meredith and Sarah Longbottom
She Claims: Art Matters – Courtney Sina Meredith and Sarah Longbottom

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.

Artworks

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The Musicians
The Musicians

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1524
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
120 x 78 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/86
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Two musicians
Two musicians

Keith Patterson

Production date
1958
Medium
oil and ink wash on paper
Size (h x w)
1070 x 970 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr L C Lloyd, 1970
Accession no
1970/24
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Tyrolean musicians
Tyrolean musicians

Herbert Gurschner

Production date
Unknown
Medium
colour woodcut
Size (h x w)
117 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/104
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The Strolling Musicians
The Strolling Musicians

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
circa 1635
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
140 x 116 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/114
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North frieze - Musicians with lyers, elders
North frieze - Musicians with lyers, elders

John Henning

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
63 x 237 x 8 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/426/10
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(Montage of various photos of musicians and actors)
(Montage of various photos of musicians and actors)

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
photograph
Size (h x w)
504 x 405 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/205
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South frieze - Elders, musicians, sacrificial cattle
South frieze - Elders, musicians, sacrificial cattle

John Henning

Production date
Unknown
Medium
plaster
Size (h x w)
61 x 238 x 10 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/426/21
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Woman with a Mandolin
Woman with a Mandolin

Ahmet Hakka Anli

Production date
1954
Medium
oil on paper
Size (h x w)
867 x 679 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased by public subscription, 1955
Accession no
1955/7/1
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Flute Players
Flute Players

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1933
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
535 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Messrs Angus Wilson and Odo Cross, 1939
Accession no
1939/2
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Kasbek
Kasbek

Max Beckmann

Production date
1923
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
492 x 209 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1963
Accession no
1963/13/3
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Six Male and Female Beauties in a New Year Concert
Six Male and Female Beauties in a New Year Concert

Isodo Koryusai

Production date
circa 1755-1790
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
672 x 123 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M150
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The artist’s niece, Kathleen - Portrait of a Musician
The artist’s niece, Kathleen - Portrait of a Musician

Grace Joel

Production date
circa 1920
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
740 x 620 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Hartley Joel, 2014
Accession no
2014/5/2
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Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia
Turangawaewae Marae, Ngaruawahia

Ans Westra

Production date
1964
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
230 x 255 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/51/7
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Portrait of the poet, Denys Trussell
Portrait of the poet, Denys Trussell

Alan Pearson

Production date
1978
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1200 x 940 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/21
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A Group of Dancers
A Group of Dancers

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on tin
Size (h x w)
252 x 215 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/34
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Le berger jouant de la flute
Le berger jouant de la flute

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
56 x 80 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/68
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The Smaller Player of Bagpipes
The Smaller Player of Bagpipes

Jean-Pierre Norblin

Production date
1781
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
43 x 31 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/36
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Surimono: a girl with a samisen
Surimono: a girl with a samisen

Suzuki Harunobu

Production date
1770
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
215 x 147 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M6
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D. Trussell, Auckland '77
D. Trussell, Auckland '77

Alan Pearson

Production date
1977
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
230 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1987
Accession no
1987/23/2
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The Larger Player of Bagpipes
The Larger Player of Bagpipes

Jean-Pierre Norblin

Production date
1787
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
82 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/35
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Rhythm
Rhythm

William Greengrass

Production date
1933
Medium
colour linocut
Size (h x w)
263 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell 1953
Accession no
1953/2/121
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D. Trussell, Auckland '77
D. Trussell, Auckland '77

Alan Pearson

Production date
1977
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
230 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1987
Accession no
1987/23/1
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Egyptians 3,000 years ago
Egyptians 3,000 years ago

Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Production date
1863
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
995 x 1250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1921
Accession no
M1921/1/3
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The Trio
The Trio

Richard Wallwork

Production date
Unknown
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
138 x 93 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/15/1
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Piper with Mermaids
Piper with Mermaids

Harold Collins

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
254 x 110 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr W D Collins, 1979
Accession no
1979/6/9
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The Orchestra
The Orchestra

Charles Maurin

Production date
circa 1893
Medium
etching with aquatint in blue-grey ink
Size (h x w)
358 x 505 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/15/3
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Sketch for invitation under a window
Sketch for invitation under a window

Charles Cattermole

Production date
1852-1885
Medium
pencil, watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
256 x 186 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/41
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The Men's Bath
The Men's Bath

Albrecht Dürer

Production date
circa 1496-circa 1497
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
393 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/10/4
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Evening concert, Tukaki wharenui, Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki marae, Te Kaha. Classical music recital. Ivan Wirepa (from Whanarua Bay) on piano and Stephen Sheath on cello. Saturday 2nd June 1973
Evening concert, Tukaki wharenui, Te Kaha-nui-a-tiki marae, Te Kaha. Classical m...

John Miller

Production date
2001
Medium
gelatin silver print toned with gold
Size (h x w)
479 x 483 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/29/19
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"Barcarolle" floating thus in silver light
"Barcarolle" floating thus in silver light

Robert Procter

Production date
circa 1908
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 1016 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Messrs S Vaile and Sons, 1920
Accession no
1920/6
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Surimono (upper half) A Daimyo's wife on horseback, playing a flute, with attendants
Surimono (upper half) A Daimyo's wife on horseback, playing a flute, with attend...

Katsukawa Shunsen

Production date
1790-1804
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
230 x 376 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M37
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Le Duo
Le Duo

Manuel Robbe

Production date
1892-1936
Medium
coloured aquatint
Size (h x w)
419 x 289 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/11/2
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Orpheus and Eurydice
Orpheus and Eurydice

Frank Short George Frederick Watts

Production date
1889
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
406 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/14
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The Persecution of a Puritan Minister
The Persecution of a Puritan Minister

Thomas Stothard

Production date
1775-1834
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
292 x 933 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Jack Walsh, 1946
Accession no
1946/10
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Carl Schmitt
Carl Schmitt

A Vyvyan Hunt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
335 x 193 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/9/5
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Uylenspiegel (The "Owl-glass" or The Beggars)
Uylenspiegel (The "Owl-glass" or The Beggars)

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1520
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
175 x 142 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/87
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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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