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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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A Pioneering Spirit
A Pioneering Spirit

Free entry

A Pioneering Spirit

Free entry

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

Free entry

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With Spirit: Don Driver A Retrospective 1965-1998
With Spirit: Don Driver A Retrospective 1965-1998

Free entry

With Spirit: Don Driver A Retrospective 1965-1998

Free entry

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Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment
Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

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Yona Lee: An Arrangement for 5 Rooms
Yona Lee: An Arrangement for 5 Rooms

FREE

Yona Lee: An Arrangement for 5 Rooms

FREE

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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary
Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

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Mary Quant: Fashion Revolutionary

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Just Painting
Just Painting

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Just Painting

Free entry

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Monsters and Maidens
Monsters and Maidens

Free entry

Monsters and Maidens

Free entry

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The Social Life of Things
The Social Life of Things

Free entry

The Social Life of Things

Free entry

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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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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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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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Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit
Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

Art Lovers’ Film presents Bauhaus Spirit, a documentary that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus by exploring the history, present and future of the utopian design and architecture school

Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

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Mathew Norman on Sir Frederic Leighton
Mathew Norman on Sir Frederic Leighton

1pm

While working as Auckland Art Gallery, former Assistant Curator Mathew Norman identified a previously untraced painting by the leading Victorian artist Sir Frederic Leighton in the Gallery's Mackelvie Collection.

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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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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 Quant's work and play around with different materials and styles to create your own mini fashion sketch portfolio.

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alterNATIVE: Māori and indigenous LGBT short films
alterNATIVE: Māori and indigenous LGBT short films

1pm and 3pm

Free

As part of this year's Auckland Pride Festival, we're presenting a selection of LBGT short films selected by Leo Koziol (Ngati Kahungunu, Ngati Rakaipaaka) of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival.

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Young Members | Kindred Spirits
Young Members | Kindred Spirits

6—7.30pm

Members $12, Non-Members $15 Book now

Venture into Sione Monū and Manuha’apai Vaeatangitau’s sparkling, futuristic world of Kindred: A Leitī Chronicle with an exclusive artists’ kōrero this July.

Sione and Manu will be joined by artist Edith Amituanai, exploring the many threads which come together to form Kindred: A Leitī Chronicle. The kōrero will cover the background and process behind Kindred, as well as the brand-new Members tote bag which features original work from the artists created exclusively for you, our Members. Light refreshments will be available before and after the talk, courtesy of Almighty Drinks.

Young Members | Kindred Spirits

6—7.30pm

Members $12, Non-Members $15 Book now

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Indigenous LGBT Film Festival
Indigenous LGBT Film Festival

12–4.30pm

Free

Enjoy a selection of indigenous lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender short and feature films – part of the Auckland Pride Festival 2016.

Indigenous LGBT Film Festival

12–4.30pm

Free

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Doc Edge Presents: Marti – The Passionate Eye (2004)
Doc Edge Presents: Marti – The Passionate Eye (2004)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

Marti: The Passionate Eye traces the dramatic personal story of Marti Friedlander (1928–2016), one of New Zealand’s leading photographers, alongside the major social changes she recorded.

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After hours talk: The Legendary Lee Miller by Antony Penrose
After hours talk: The Legendary Lee Miller by Antony Penrose

6.30pm

Members $15, General Admission $22.50

Enjoy an after hours lecture about the life and work of American photographer Lee Miller, delivered by her son Antony Penrose.

After hours talk: The Legendary Lee Miller by Antony Penrose

6.30pm

Members $15, General Admission $22.50

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A Room with a View (1985)
A Room with a View (1985)

1pm

Free

Travel to Florence with one of Merchant Ivory production's most beloved E.M. Forster adaptations featuring a cast of legendary actors, including Helena Bonham Carter in her breakout role and Maggie Smith playing the perfect acerbic matriarch decades before Downton Abbey.

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A Room with a View (1985)
A Room with a View (1985)

1pm

Free

Travel to Florence with one of Merchant Ivory production's most beloved E.M. Forster adaptations featuring a cast of legendary actors, including Helena Bonham Carter in her breakout role and Maggie Smith playing the perfect acerbic matriarch decades before Downton Abbey.

A Room with a View (1985)

1pm

Free

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Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart
Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart

2 - 4pm

Free - bookings essential Book now

Icon Painting Demonstration with Aidan Hart

2 - 4pm

Free - bookings essential Book now

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Yoga and Art Immersion
Yoga and Art Immersion

Sundays 9am-10am

Public $18 (plus booking fee), Members $16.20 (plus booking fee) Book now

Yoga and Art Immersion

Sundays 9am-10am

Public $18 (plus booking fee), Members $16.20 (plus booking fee) Book now

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The Dove On The Roof (1973)
The Dove On The Roof (1973)

12pm

Free

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the DEFA (Deutsche Film-AG) Studio in East Germany, the Goethe-Institut New Zealand presents in its Winter Film Series at the Auckland Art Gallery a film programme highlighting different themes and genres that were important to the DEFA.

The Dove On The Roof (1973)

12pm

Free

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Art After Hours: F'Rock Da Base
Art After Hours: F'Rock Da Base

6–10pm

$25 + fees Buy tickets

Pacific Sisters present Art After Hours: F'rock Da Base

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SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting
SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

Please note: This event has now sold out.

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-day workshop on the time-honoured practice of icon painting. After creating your own egg tempera paint, you will learn the techniques of traditional iconography and walk away with a unique piece of your own.

SOLD OUT | Aidan Hart Workshops: Icon Painting

9am–5pm

Members $410, Non-Members $465 Book now

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Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay
Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

2.30pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

An Iraqi translator for the U.S. military is wrongfully accused of being a double agent, and over the course of his interrogation by the military, his culturally forbidden sexuality comes to light. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

2.30pm

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

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Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous
Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-night lecture series which explores the history of Christian Orthodox iconography and its influence on contemporary art. 

In these two lectures we will first explore the function of icons and how this affects their form, and then see how they inspired many key twentieth-century artists.

Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

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Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay
Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

11am

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

An Iraqi translator for the U.S. military is wrongfully accused of being a double agent, and over the course of his interrogation by the military, his culturally forbidden sexuality comes to light. 

Doc Edge Pride presents: From Bagdad to The Bay

11am

$12 + fee Gallery Members, $14 + fee non-Members Buy tickets

Artworks

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High Spirits
High Spirits

John Reynolds

Production date
2001
Medium
vinyl on aluminium
Size (h x w)
300 x 210 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2002
Accession no
C2002/1/2/1
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Spirits of the Australian Bushlands
Spirits of the Australian Bushlands

Bevan Hayward Pooaraar

Production date
1988
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
485 x 298 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/61/2
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Free Spirits
Free Spirits

John Tarlton

Production date
1989
Medium
cibachrome photograph
Size (h x w)
595 x 415 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/37/1
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Portal to the Spirit World
Portal to the Spirit World

Dane Mitchell

Production date
2007
Medium
cast bronze, mixed media, paper, glass
Size (h x w)
240 x 370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/33.1-4
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Foreshore Defender
Foreshore Defender

Brett Graham

Production date
2008
Medium
screenprint on paper
Size (h x w)
980 x 690 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/21/2
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Teine Samoa - Samoan Woman
Teine Samoa - Samoan Woman

Shigeyuki Kihara

Production date
2005
Medium
C-type print mounted on aluminium
Size (h x w)
800 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2008
Accession no
2008/11/2
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Spirit of Aloha
Spirit of Aloha

Brett Graham

Production date
2008
Medium
screenprint on paper
Size (h x w)
980 x 690 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/21/3
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The Spanish Well, Purbeck
The Spanish Well, Purbeck

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1945
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
860 x 835 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mr P D Hodgkins, 1959
Accession no
1959/14/1
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Manao Tupapau
Manao Tupapau

Paul Gauguin

Production date
1894
Medium
lithograph and scratching
Size (h x w)
181 x 272 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/27
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Devil in a Lady's Bedchamber
Devil in a Lady's Bedchamber

Harold Collins

Production date
Unknown
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
180 x 168 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr W D Collins, 1979
Accession no
1979/6/1
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Jealous Saboteurs
Jealous Saboteurs

Francis Upritchard

Production date
2005
Medium
hockey sticks, plastic, modelling materials
Size (h x w)
920 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2006
Accession no
2006/12/4.1-8
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Tama Samoa - Samoan Man
Tama Samoa - Samoan Man

Shigeyuki Kihara

Production date
2005
Medium
C-type print mounted on aluminium
Size (h x w)
800 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2008
Accession no
2008/11/1
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Ulugali'i Samoa - Samoan Couple
Ulugali'i Samoa - Samoan Couple

Shigeyuki Kihara

Production date
2005
Medium
C-type print mounted on aluminium
Size (h x w)
800 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2008
Accession no
2008/11/3
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Te Hokioi
Te Hokioi

Brett Graham

Production date
2008
Medium
screenprint on paper
Size (h x w)
980 x 690 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2010
Accession no
2010/21/1
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Entree de MM de Couvonge et de Chalabre
Entree de MM de Couvonge et de Chalabre

Jacques Callot

Production date
1627
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
153 x 242 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/6/5
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Cormar attacking the spirit of the water
Cormar attacking the spirit of the water

Alexander Runciman

Production date
1751-1785
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
75 x 128 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/1
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Christ in Limbo
Christ in Limbo

Albrecht Dürer

Production date
1510
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
392 x 273 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/46/1
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Nada [Ello dirá]. (Nothing [The Event Will Tell]).
Nada [Ello dirá]. (Nothing [The Event Will Tell]).

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
1810-1820
Medium
etching, burnished aquatint, lavis, drypoint and burin
Size (h x w)
153 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/62
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Ariel
Ariel

Mabel Alleyne

Production date
Unknown
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
302 x 248 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/62
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The Temptation of Saint Anthony
The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Arthur Pond Luca Cambiaso

Production date
1736
Medium
etching and chiaroscuro woodcut
Size (h x w)
364 x 266 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of A Du R Green, 1945
Accession no
1945/7
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Pentecost
Pentecost

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
M1885/86/61
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La Tentation de St Antoine (The Temptation of Saint Anthony)
La Tentation de St Antoine (The Temptation of Saint Anthony)

Jacques Callot

Production date
1634
Medium
etching with engraving
Size (h x w)
360 x 467 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/31/3
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