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Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show
Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

Free entry

Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

Free entry

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Birds: Arrivals and Departures
Birds: Arrivals and Departures

Birds: Arrivals and Departures

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Earth Matters
Earth Matters

Free entry

Earth Matters

Free entry

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John Reynolds: The Violet Hour
John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

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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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Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle
Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle

Free entry

Window Work: Pump by Gary Freemantle

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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Judy Darragh: Limbo
Judy Darragh: Limbo

Judy Darragh: Limbo

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The Walters Prize 2010
The Walters Prize 2010

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2010

Free entry

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2016

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2018
The Walters Prize 2018

The Walters Prize 2018

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

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Yuki Kihara and John Pule
Yuki Kihara and John Pule

Free entry

Yuki Kihara and John Pule

Free entry

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Back Office: Conservation
Back Office: Conservation

6–6.30pm

Free for Members

Each month, we’re passing the mic to the people we work with to share the stories from the Back Office. Be it their favourite artwork, research or experiences on the job, they’ll be sharing their projects and passions.

Back Office: Conservation

6–6.30pm

Free for Members

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'Constructing Portraits' for 9–13 year olds
'Constructing Portraits' for 9–13 year olds

10.30am–3pm

SOLD OUT

Using paint, photography and collage participants will experiment with creating portraits inspired by the exhibition The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand.

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'Constructing Portraits' for 9–13 year olds
'Constructing Portraits' for 9–13 year olds

10.30am–3pm

$36 Book now

Using paint, photography and collage participants will experiment with creating portraits inspired by the exhibition The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand.

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SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May
SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May

10.30am–3.30pm

Members $150, Non-Members $200 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has sold out.

Artist and maker, Vita Cochran will teach you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Recycle materials in an innovative way to create an original artwork imbued with history.

SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May

10.30am–3.30pm

Members $150, Non-Members $200 (includes a Membership) Book now

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 SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

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Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop
Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

In anticipation of our exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan, opening Sat 7 Mar, host Samantha Copland will guide you through a full day of fragrance design, inspired by Japanese flavours. 

Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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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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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

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

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

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

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POSTPONED: Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection
POSTPONED: Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection

6—8pm

Members and guests (with a valid guest pass) $195, non-Members $250 (incl. an annual Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has been postponed. Ticket-holders have been contacted directly. 

Dame Jenny Gibbs, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most important art advocates and philanthropists, invites Gallery Members to an exclusive visit to her art collection and residence. Explore this private gallery filled with exquisite works by New Zealand and International artists while enjoying drinks and canapés, then sit down for a conversation between Dame Jenny and Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite.

POSTPONED: Dame Jenny Gibbs – a private collection

6—8pm

Members and guests (with a valid guest pass) $195, non-Members $250 (incl. an annual Membership) Book now

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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 17 October. It will now go ahead on Sunday 28 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members Lounge. After a long winter, find your zen immersed in creativity and explore texture, fibres and colour. Fleur will support you to set your creativity free and make your own design using traditional and self-taught methods.

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Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare
Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare

1pm

Free entry

Join Emma Chambers, curator, modern British art at Tate, London for an illustrated introduction to The Body Laid Bare and the exhibition's concept, themes and how the works were selected. 

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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

From $310 Book now

Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Saturday 16 October. It will now go ahead on Saturday 27 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods to create your own mini floral embroidery. Enjoy a day in the Members lounge surrounded by beautiful blooms and immersed in creativity as Fleur shares her favourite supplies, tips & techniques. You will be supported to create your own design and set your creativity free. 

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Back Office: Creative Practice
Back Office: Creative Practice

6–6.30pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Each month, we’re passing the mic to the people we work with to share the stories from the Back Office. Be it their favourite artwork, research or experiences on the job, they’ll be sharing their projects and passions.

 

Back Office: Creative Practice

6–6.30pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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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

Artworks

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Title Page - Untitled
Title Page - Untitled

Tony Fomison

Production date
1985
Medium
lithograph, black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
278 x 240 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/38/1
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Child learning to paint
Child learning to paint

Nishimura Shigenobu

Production date
circa 1720s-1730s
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
210 x 154 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M19
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Children learning to paint
Children learning to paint

Nishimura Shigenobu

Production date
circa 1720s-1730s
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
210 x 154 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M18
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Eden to Ohaeawai
Eden to Ohaeawai

Shane Cotton

Production date
1998-2000
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2000 x 3000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2012
Accession no
2012/16
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Frictionless painting (social colour)
Frictionless painting (social colour)

Simon Ingram

Production date
2003
Medium
oil on linen, 12 inch Apple G4 PowerBook, video (single channel, standard definition, 4:3, colour, silent)
Size (h x w)
46min 16sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2003
Accession no
C2003/1/10
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Painted Video
Painted Video

Daniel von Sturmer

Production date
2009
Medium
single channel video, high definition (HD), 16:9, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
2min 46sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/17/1
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Painted Video
Painted Video

Daniel von Sturmer

Production date
2009
Medium
single channel video, high definition (HD), 16:9, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
2min 39sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/17/4
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Painted Video
Painted Video

Daniel von Sturmer

Production date
2009
Medium
single channel video, high definition (HD), 16:9, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
2min 38sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/17/3
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Painted Video
Painted Video

Daniel von Sturmer

Production date
2009
Medium
single channel video, high definition (HD), 16:9, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
2min 56sec
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2009
Accession no
C2009/1/17/2
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Ebony Tarzan
Ebony Tarzan

Peter Blake

Production date
1972
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
457 x 298 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Institute of Contemporary Prints, 1976
Accession no
1976/57/4
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Self portrait wearing a hat
Self portrait wearing a hat

Louis John Steele

Production date
circa 1889
Medium
oil on canvas on cardboard
Size (h x w)
372 x 295 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased, 2008
Accession no
2008/24
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Flowers, Fruit and Glass
Flowers, Fruit and Glass

Bessie Christie

On display

Production date
circa 1950
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
486 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
2016/24
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The 90th garden
The 90th garden

Ross Ritchie

Production date
1965
Medium
oil and collage on board
Size (h x w)
1206 x 1029 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/5
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Cover design for the novel Coal Flat by Bill Pearson
Cover design for the novel Coal Flat by Bill Pearson

Colin McCahon

Production date
1962
Medium
gouache on paper
Size (h x w)
296 x 531 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Donald Stenhouse and Mr James Courtney, 2018
Accession no
2018/31
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The Designer
The Designer

Jean-Pierre Norblin

Production date
1774-1789
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
75 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/28
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Te Papa, Tauranga - Mt Maunganui and Old Pa
Te Papa, Tauranga - Mt Maunganui and Old Pa

John Kinder

Production date
1857
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
212 x 332 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harry Kinder, 1937
Accession no
1937/15/44
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Rembrandt and his wife Saskia - Busts
Rembrandt and his wife Saskia - Busts

Unknown artist Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
Post 1636
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
100 x 92 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/24/2
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Domestic Sketches
Domestic Sketches

George French Angas J W Giles

Production date
circa 1847
Medium
hand coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
543 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2009
Accession no
2009/16/27.1-2
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Mrs Fuseli sleeping
Mrs Fuseli sleeping

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1795
Medium
pen and brown ink, with grey, blue and pink wash
Size (h x w)
227 x 186 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/46
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The Coffee Mill
The Coffee Mill

Marcel Duchamp

Production date
circa 1911
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
174 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/15/1
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Standing and reclining figures
Standing and reclining figures

Henry Moore

Production date
1950
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
295 x 241 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1952
Accession no
1952/24/2
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William Edmund Brown
William Edmund Brown

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
circa 1909
Medium
oil on paper on canvas
Size (h x w)
616 x 475 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L2016/3/2
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Girl in the Boat
Girl in the Boat

Maud Sherwood

On display

Production date
1922
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
453 x 558 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1966
Accession no
1966/7/1
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Pied Fantail
Pied Fantail

Thomas Gulliver

Production date
1919
Medium
coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
182 x 132 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the Auckland Public Library, 1932
Accession no
1932/3/3
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In the bush
In the bush

Alfred Walsh

Production date
1901
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
400 x 295 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/7/2
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War Canoes
War Canoes

Unknown artist Joseph Josenhans Joseph Scholz

Production date
1856
Medium
handcoloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
211 x 335 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/5/1
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