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The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise
The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

Free entry

The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

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Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati
Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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Southern Myths
Southern Myths

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Southern Myths

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Time: Connecting Past and Future
Time: Connecting Past and Future

Time: Connecting Past and Future

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Richard Lewer: Collective Memory
Richard Lewer: Collective Memory

Richard Lewer: Collective Memory

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John Weeks: Art in the Archive
John Weeks: Art in the Archive

Free entry

John Weeks: Art in the Archive

Free entry

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Home AKL
Home AKL

$5, under 14s FREE

Home AKL

$5, under 14s FREE

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Judy Darragh: Limbo
Judy Darragh: Limbo

Judy Darragh: Limbo

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Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand
Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

Free entry

Robert Ellis: Turangawaewae | A Place to Stand

Free entry

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Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive
Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive

Free entry

Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive

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Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings
Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings

Free entry

Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings

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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence
The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence

Free entry

The 3rd Auckland Triennial: turbulence

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Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat
Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2012

Free entry

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Gordon Walters: Prints + Design
Gordon Walters: Prints + Design

Free entry

Gordon Walters: Prints + Design

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The Walters Prize 2010
The Walters Prize 2010

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2010

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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Fetus Reproductions
Fetus Reproductions

Free entry

Fetus Reproductions

Free entry

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Tūruki Tūruki! Paneke Paneke!
Tūruki Tūruki! Paneke Paneke!

$5 - $7

Tūruki Tūruki! Paneke Paneke!

$5 - $7

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2006
The Walters Prize 2006

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2006

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

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DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies
DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies

12pm

Free

Join Dance students from University of Auckland as they perform original choreographed works that respond to our current exhibitions.

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DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies
DART 2016: University of Auckland Dance Studies

2pm & 3pm

Free

Join Dance students from University of Auckland as they perform original choreographed works that respond to our current exhibitions.

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University Lecture Series Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
University Lecture Series Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

10.30am–12.30pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

Gain unique insight to the work and life of trailblazing New Zealand artist Frances Hodgkins through this three-week lecture series presented in partnership with the University of Auckland.

University Lecture Series Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

10.30am–12.30pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

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Dr Bruno Ferraro: Transgression and Punishment in Dante's Inferno
Dr Bruno Ferraro: Transgression and Punishment in Dante's Inferno

11am

Dr Bruno Ferraro will take us in a journey from Hell to Mt. Eden following Dante’s footsteps. 

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Exhibition talk: Manifesto
Exhibition talk: Manifesto

2pm

Members-only Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler introduces new exhibition Manifesto, exploring the words and sentiments of the powerful historical statements by artists referred to in the exhibition.

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Lessons on Denmark Design
Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this fun day of learning about Denmark Design. This one-day class consists of four 50-minute illustrated talks on:  

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

Lessons on Denmark Design

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $125 Non-Members early bird*, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

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

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

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

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My Art Collector Series: Collecting Art – An Insider’s View
My Art Collector Series: Collecting Art – An Insider’s View

5.45–7pm

FREE Members-only

Associate Professor Linda Tyler chairs a panel of art pundits, who will give you an insider’s view to collecting art.

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Student short film screening
Student short film screening

3pm

Free

Join us for a screening of six short films written, directed and produced by BA Honours students from University of Auckland’s Screen Production Programme.

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Gordon Walters unlocked: Deidre Brown – the influence of Walters on contemporary design
Gordon Walters unlocked: Deidre Brown – the influence of Walters on contemporary...

2pm

Free

Join Professor Deidre Brown (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu) from the School of Architecture at the University of Auckland for her insight into the influence Gordon Walters has had on contemporary design in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Daumier in context
Daumier in context

1pm

Free

AUT Universty Senior Lecturer Miriam Harris places the illustrations of the great 19th century French political commentator, Honoré Daumier in context with the work of other caricaturists.

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Misha Kavka: the eroticisation of the gaze and the ethics of looking
Misha Kavka: the eroticisation of the gaze and the ethics of looking

1pm

Free

Join Dr Misha Kavka, Associate Dean, Media and Communication, University of Auckland, for a revealing look at the images that art and the media confront, seduce, manipulate and titillate us with.

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Associate Professor Cathy Stinear : Your Amazing Creative Brain
Associate Professor Cathy Stinear : Your Amazing Creative Brain

6pm

Join Associate Professor Cathy Stinear for an illustrated lecture Your Amazing Creative Brain.

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Dr Peter Shand: The Art Of Creativity
Dr Peter Shand: The Art Of Creativity

6pm

Join Head of Elam Visual Arts, Creative Arts and Industries, University of Auckland Peter Shand for a lecture The Art of Creativity.

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Dr Paula Morris: World of Words – Why Ideas Don’t Make Stories
Dr Paula Morris: World of Words – Why Ideas Don’t Make Stories

6pm

Join Convenor of Creative Writing, English Department, University of Auckland, Dr. Paula Morris for her lecture World of Words: Why Ideas Don’t Make Stories.

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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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Ngarino Ellis: Body adornment
Ngarino Ellis: Body adornment

3pm

Free

Join Dr Ngarino Ellis for investigation into the tradition, significance and symbolism behind the body adornments in Lindauer’s portraits of Māori.

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AUT animated short films
AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

Enjoy a compilation of some of the best animated short films created in 2016 by School of Art & Design, Digital Design students from Auckland University of Technology.

AUT animated short films

11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm

Free

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Don Bassett: Florentine art and architecture
Don Bassett: Florentine art and architecture

1pm

Free

Former Senior Lecturer, Art History at University of Auckland, Dr Don Bassett looks at some of the key architectural designs in Florence – medieval, early and High Renaissance – and places them into context with the artistic styles.

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Italian Language Weekend: Art bites
Italian Language Weekend: Art bites

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

A series of short talks giving you an insight into the art, music, culture and family life of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Italian Language Weekend: Art bites

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

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Laurence Simmons: Spectacles, Street Festivals and Popular Drama in Renaissance Florence
Laurence Simmons: Spectacles, Street Festivals and Popular Drama in Renaissance...

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Professor of Film Studies and former Head of the Italian Department at the University of Auckland, Laurence Simmons gives an illustrated talk in the exhibition on the popular spectacles, street festivals and drama that were an integral part of Florentine life during the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

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Lecture: The Art of Yayoi Kusama
Lecture: The Art of Yayoi Kusama

10.30am–12.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

Auckland Art Gallery Membership has partnered with The University of Auckland Public Programmes to provide a unique perspective on avant-garde Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

Lecture: The Art of Yayoi Kusama

10.30am–12.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

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Erin Griffey: Provocative bodies from Renaissance Italy to contemporary London
Erin Griffey: Provocative bodies from Renaissance Italy to contemporary London

1pm

Free

Join Dr Erin Griffey, Associate Professor, Art History at the University of Auckland, for an illustrated overview of key female nudes from Renaissance and Baroque art, which are then compared with contemporary nudes in the exhibition by artists such as Sarah Lucas and Cindy Sherman.

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Stephen Turner: A Ride in the Darkness
Stephen Turner: A Ride in the Darkness

3pm

Free

Senior Lecturer, Department of English, University of Auckland Dr Stephen Turner discusses the photographic series by Ann Shelton A Ride in the Darkness, which takes the notion of wastelands as a jumping off point to discuss European land occupation in early Aotearoa New Zealand.

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David Maskill: Hyacinthe Rigaud’s portrait of Don Neri Corsini
David Maskill: Hyacinthe Rigaud’s portrait of Don Neri Corsini

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Senior Lecturer, School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies at Victoria University, David Maskill, discusses the portrait by the Catalan-born, Paris-based, Baroque painter, Hyacinthe Rigaud who specialised in painting the aristocracy.

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Exhibition tour: Nigel Borell with Ngatai Taepa
Exhibition tour: Nigel Borell with Ngatai Taepa

3pm

Curator, Māori Art, Nigel Borell is joined by artist and Kaihautu Toi Māori – Director of Māori Arts Massey University Ngatai Taepa for a tour of new exhibition Wi Taepa: A Retrospective.

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Sharon Evans-Mikellis: Fashionable bodies
Sharon Evans-Mikellis: Fashionable bodies

1pm

Free

Join Senior Lecturer in Design in the Department of Fashion and Textiles AUT University, Sharon Evans-Mikellis, for a look at the way our perception of beauty has changed over time and explores the tools, treatments and top tips from past centuries that were used to create the ideal fashionable body.

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Beyond Revolutionary Utopia: Turning the World Rightside Up
Beyond Revolutionary Utopia: Turning the World Rightside Up

1pm

Free

Join Dr Kathryn Lehman, Senior Lecturer and co-founder, New Zealand Centre for Latin American Studies at the University of Auckland for an illustrated and engaging insight into the socio-political situation in South America.

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In conversation: Nathan Pohio with Jon Bywater
In conversation: Nathan Pohio with Jon Bywater

12pm

Free

Join Walters Prize 2016 finalist Nathan Pohio in conversation with Jon Bywater, Senior Lecturer, University of Auckland.

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No More Magical Realism, Gracias!
No More Magical Realism, Gracias!

1pm

Free

Senior Lecturer Leonel Alvarado discusses whether Latin American poetry has fallen under the spell of magic, monsters and militarism that for decades have shaped how Latin American fiction has been perceived.

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Samoan song and dance
Samoan song and dance

2.30—3pm

FREE

Talofa Lava. Come and enjoy traditional Samoan song and dance performed by the University of Auckland Samoan Students’ Association. This performance precedes Samoan Language week 30 May – 5 June 2021.

Susu ma Talaa’ao maia I le Auckland Art Gallery e faafiafia O le Uassa, Mo le Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa I le aso 30, O Me 2021.

Samoan song and dance

2.30—3pm

FREE

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The Eye Divine unlocked: An introduction to Indian classical music
The Eye Divine unlocked: An introduction to Indian classical music

3pm

Join Balamohan Shingade, curator ST PAUL St Gallery, and Basant Madhur of Sargam School of Indian Music for an introduction to Indian classical music.

Artworks

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Barracks Wall, Alfred Street
Barracks Wall, Alfred Street

John Fields

Production date
1971-1972
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
128 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Stacpoole and John Fields, 1983
Accession no
1983/11/19
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Auckland University
Auckland University

D G Begg

Production date
circa 1950
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
155 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/7/11
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Portrait of Nicholas Zissermann, Arana Hall, Dunedin Nov 1979  III
Portrait of Nicholas Zissermann, Arana Hall, Dunedin Nov 1979 III

Gary Blackman

Production date
1979
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
180 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/5/2
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Auckland University
Auckland University

D G Begg

Production date
circa 1950
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
215 x 161 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/7/6
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University of Auckland 1968
University of Auckland 1968

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
323 x 479 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/35
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Portrait of Nicholas Zissermann, Arana Hall, Dunedin, Nov 1979  II
Portrait of Nicholas Zissermann, Arana Hall, Dunedin, Nov 1979 II

Gary Blackman

Production date
1979
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
285 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/5/1
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Sengai - Homage to Colin McCahon
Sengai - Homage to Colin McCahon

Max Gimblett

Production date
1987
Medium
acrylic polymer on linen
Size (h x w)
508 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/52.1-3
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Peter Tomory Archive
Peter Tomory Archive

Peter Tomory

Production date
1960-2005
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2005
Accession no
RC2006/2
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King's College, Cambridge
King's College, Cambridge

Anthony Fielding

Production date
1807-1855
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
188 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1967
Accession no
1967/19/11
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Peter Tomory Archive
Peter Tomory Archive
Production date
1960-2005
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2005
Accession no
RC2006/2

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