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Goya: Folly and War
Goya: Folly and War

Free entry

Goya: Folly and War

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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Coffee morning
Coffee morning

10.30am

Free for Members

Join the membership team for coffee or tea and hear about our upcoming events.

Coffee morning

10.30am

Free for Members

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How to research an artwork
How to research an artwork

10.30–2.30pm

CANCELLED

Bring along an image of a work in your collection (or any work that you are interested in finding out more about) and learn all the artwork research tips and tricks from the E H McCormick Research Library team.

How to research an artwork

10.30–2.30pm

CANCELLED

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The Great Museum (2014)
The Great Museum (2014)

3pm

Free

The documentary The Great Museum is a curious, witty and humorous peek behind the scenes at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.

The Great Museum (2014)

3pm

Free

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Struan Hamilton: The art of Lithography
Struan Hamilton: The art of Lithography

3pm

Free

Artist-printmaker Struan Hamilton demonstrates the method of lithographic printmaking used by the 19th century French artist Honoré Daumier.

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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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SOLD OUT | In Conversation with Robin White: Something Is Happening Here
SOLD OUT | In Conversation with Robin White: Something Is Happening Here

2–3pm

Members $20, Non-Members $28 Book now

This May, we are proud to be hosting Dame Robin White for a celebration of the major new publication, Robin White: Something Is Happening Here. A true national treasure and one of Aotearoa’s most beloved contemporary artists, Robin will be sharing the stage with the book’s editors, Sarah Farrar, Jill Trevelyen and Nina Tonga. Following a panel discussion and Q&A, attendees will be able to purchase signed copies of the new landmark book.

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Exhibiting architecture symposium
Exhibiting architecture symposium

1pm

Free

During the Festival of Architecture, and to coincide with the showing of Future Islands at Objectspace, The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) is running an afternoon event focusing on the issue of exhibiting architecture.

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Resample Guåhan (2016)
Resample Guåhan (2016)

6.30pm

Free

Watch the New Zealand premiere of Resample Guåhan

Resample Guåhan (2016)

6.30pm

Free

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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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Future Islands: the Journey to Venice
Future Islands: the Journey to Venice

6pm

Free

The New Zealand Institute of Architects present an illustrated talk on their exhibition Future Islands at the current Venice Architecture Biennale 

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The liveable city: Place-making and public art
The liveable city: Place-making and public art

4–6pm

$22, Members only Book now

How does art transform our experience of living in an intensely urban setting?

Public Art Project Manager Kim Martinengo gives an insightful talk on placemaking and pop-up art in Tāmaki Makaurau, followed by a guided tour, led by Lucy Moore, of open-air artworks in the area surrounding our Gallery.

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Pasifika Vibes @ MOTAT
Pasifika Vibes @ MOTAT

9am–5pm

Free

We are collaborating with the Museums of Auckland, namely MOTAT, Auckland Museum and New Zealand Maritime Museum, to celebrate Pacific culture, rhythms and flavours with Pasifika Vibes, an event running alongside the annual Pasifika Festival in Western Springs.

Pasifika Vibes @ MOTAT

9am–5pm

Free

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Pacific Dance on Screen
Pacific Dance on Screen

3pm

Pacific Dance On Screen is the film screening of the Pacific Dance Festival and 2018 is the inaugural programme.

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Doc Edge presents: Bugs (2016)
Doc Edge presents: Bugs (2016)

1pm

Free

Enjoy a free screening of Bugs, a documentary about a chef and a food lab researcher who go globe-trotting to investigate edible insects.

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Seekers: Massive Theatre Company
Seekers: Massive Theatre Company

11.30am & 12.30pm

FREE

Seekers: Massive Theatre Company

11.30am & 12.30pm

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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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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Film screening: The HeART of the Matter
Film screening: The HeART of the Matter

6–8pm

FREE

Join us in celebrating Luit Bieringa’s documentary The heART of the matter, featuring several of the artists currently on show in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

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Back Office: Virtual Launch
Back Office: Virtual Launch

3.30–4pm

Free for Members (Link to join in your Members e-newsletter on Thu 25 Feb)

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: Virtual Launch

3.30–4pm

Free for Members (Link to join in your Members e-newsletter on Thu 25 Feb)

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Ngārara in the Ngahere | Infections in our Forests
Ngārara in the Ngahere | Infections in our Forests

1—3pm

FREE

This family friendly creative workshop explores the health of the forest through art and discussion held inside Charlotte Graham’s installation Te Hā o Te Wao Nui a Tāne | The Breath of Tāne.

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Wonderland
Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

Celebrate the opening of Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room and participate in a day of performances, activities and music. Explore the Gallery through another lens!

Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

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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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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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Easy Listening talk: Esther Lu in conversation with Misal Adnan Yıldız
Easy Listening talk: Esther Lu in conversation with Misal Adnan Yıldız

6pm

Free

Join Esther Lu, Director of Taipei Contemporary Art Center (TCAC), in conversation with Artspace Director, Misal Adnan Yıldız. 

 

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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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Members Preview: All That Was Solid Melts
Members Preview: All That Was Solid Melts

5–9pm

FREE (Members only)

We welcome Gallery Members to attend the preview of All That Was Solid Melts on Friday 4 June. The exhibition will be open exclusively to Members from 5–9pm. Join the Membership team and Senior Curator Global Contemporary Art, Juliana Engberg in the café, for a glass of wine and a chance to meet other art lovers (nibbles provided).

Please present your membership card at the front desk to receive a wristband for entry. 

Members Preview: All That Was Solid Melts

5–9pm

FREE (Members only)

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July School Holiday Programmes
July School Holiday Programmes

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

This July school holidays, the Gallery is proud to bring you a hands-on School Holiday Programme. 

July School Holiday Programmes

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend
Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

Gather friends and whānau to celebrate with us at the opening of the largest exhibition in the Gallery's 132-year history. 

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art | Opening Weekend

Sat 5 Dec 11am—9pm, Sun 6 Dec 10am—5pm

FREE

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SOLD OUT| A Day at Gibbs Farm with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki POSTPONED TO OCTOBER
SOLD OUT| A Day at Gibbs Farm with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki POSTPONED T...

Sun 30 October 2022, 10am–2pm

Adult: $95.00 Auckland Art Gallery Member: $85.00 Child (5 -13 yrs): $53.00 Children under 5: free Return Bus Ticket: (North Shore and Central departures) $20.00 On-site parking: per vehicle $20.00 NB: Ticketing fees will be applied by Eventfinda.

SOLD OUT| A Day at Gibbs Farm with Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki POSTPONED T...

Sun 30 October 2022, 10am–2pm

Adult: $95.00 Auckland Art Gallery Member: $85.00 Child (5 -13 yrs): $53.00 Children under 5: free Return Bus Ticket: (North Shore and Central departures) $20.00 On-site parking: per vehicle $20.00 NB: Ticketing fees will be applied by Eventfinda.

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SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

Please note: this programme is now sold out. Check back in June for more school holiday programming. 

School holiday programmes with activities inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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January School Holiday Programmes 2022
January School Holiday Programmes 2022

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

This January school holidays, the Gallery is proud to bring you a hands-on School Holiday Programme. 

January School Holiday Programmes 2022

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

Artworks

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Not on display

Rugby Football
Rugby Football

Joan Wood

Production date
Unknown
Medium
ink and wash
Size (h x w)
280 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1940
Accession no
1940/13/2
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Boys Playing Cricket
Boys Playing Cricket

David Gommon

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
495 x 711 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/20
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Normandy Oxen
Normandy Oxen

George Soper

Production date
1890-1942
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
200 x 306 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/241
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Kai Warra Warra Sawmill
Kai Warra Warra Sawmill

Samuel Brees Henry Melville

Production date
circa 1843
Medium
steel engraving
Size (h x w)
118 x 167 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/12/3
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Le jeu de Paume sur la place Ste-Croix, a Florence
Le jeu de Paume sur la place Ste-Croix, a Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
55 x 79 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/155
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Not on display

View of the Firth of the Thames, Waitemata, Tamaki, and Gulf of Hauraki, from the Howick Ranges
View of the Firth of the Thames, Waitemata, Tamaki, and Gulf of Hauraki, from th...

Frederick Stack

Production date
1862
Medium
hand-coloured lithograph
Size (h x w)
202 x 407 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/30/4
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Not on display

Dos grupos de picadores arrollados de seguida por un solo toro. (Two Teams of Picadors Thrown One After the Other by a Single Bull).
Dos grupos de picadores arrollados de seguida por un solo toro. (Two Teams of Pi...

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

Production date
circa 1816
Medium
etching and aquatint
Size (h x w)
244 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
1959/16/3
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