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Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop
Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

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Home AKL

$5, under 14s FREE

Home AKL

$5, under 14s FREE

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Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome
Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

Poetic Imaginings: Piranesi's Rome

Free entry

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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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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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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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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Knitting workshop
Knitting workshop

1.30pm

$140 for Members

Join us for a workshop using XL felted wools and tools to create your own chunky wool blankets.

Knitting workshop

1.30pm

$140 for Members

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Studio workshop for kids in NZSL
Studio workshop for kids in NZSL

10.30am – 12.30pm

Free – registrations required Book now

Join artist and educator Rachel Coppage as we explore artwork and ideas from the exhibition Te Wā Tōiri: Fluid Horizons and experiment with materials in the studio to create your own works. 

Studio workshop for kids in NZSL

10.30am – 12.30pm

Free – registrations required Book now

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Giant knitting workshop
Giant knitting workshop

1.30–4.30pm

$140 – Members-only

Join us for a workshop using XL felted wools and tools to create your own chunky wool blankets quickly and easily. Materials provided. No prior knitting experience needed. Just bring your own creativity and enthusiasm to the workshop. Numbers limited, bookings and pre-payment essential. 

Giant knitting workshop

1.30–4.30pm

$140 – Members-only

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is on a mission: teaching you how to make your daily snaps more interesting. Through playful exercises in and around Auckland Art Gallery you will discover new perspectives and make a start with creating or further developing your own visual language.

Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

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Christmas crochet workshop
Christmas crochet workshop

10.30am – 12.30pm

Members $249, Non-members $290 Book now

Plump & Co is back with an XXL Crochet Workshop, this time with a Christmassy touch.

Christmas crochet workshop

10.30am – 12.30pm

Members $249, Non-members $290 Book now

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Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

SOLD OUT

Do you have hundreds of digital photos clogging up your devices? If so, join this half-day workshop and learn from photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt how to make your daily snaps more interesting.

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Rockpool Embroidery Workshop - October
Rockpool Embroidery Workshop - October

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members lounge.

Rockpool Embroidery Workshop - October

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Sign Language taster workshop
Sign Language taster workshop

11am

Free

Presented by Deaf Aotearoa in celebration of New Zealand Sign Language Week, join in this 45-minute workshop that will introduce you to NZSL.

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Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets
Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets

1–4pm

130 Members, $180 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

Join artist and calligrapher Kate Hursthouse for an afternoon spent exploring ways to create art from text. 

 

Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets

1–4pm

130 Members, $180 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

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Screen printing workshop
Screen printing workshop

2pm

$70

Try your hand at screen printing. Design your own stencil and have a go at printing your own gift cards. 

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Floral Embroidery Workshop - November
Floral Embroidery Workshop - November

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members lounge.

Floral Embroidery Workshop - November

10.30am–4pm

Members $195, non-Members $245 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Zine Binding Workshop
Zine Binding Workshop

11am–2pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

Zine Binding Workshop

11am–2pm

General admission, $28 plus fees; Creative Caregivers, $40 plus fees (includes two people) Book now

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Art making workshop in NZSL
Art making workshop in NZSL

2–4.30pm

CANCELLED

Join Deaf artist and educator Rachel Coppage as we explore artwork and ideas from the exhibition To All New Arrivals and experiment with materials in the studio to create your own works.

Art making workshop in NZSL

2–4.30pm

CANCELLED

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Screen printing workshop
Screen printing workshop

2pm

$70 for Members

Try your hand at screen printing. Design your own stencil and have a go at printing your own gift cards.

Screen printing workshop

2pm

$70 for Members

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Floral Embroidery workshop
Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

Explore the beautiful details of flowers through hand embroidery.

Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

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My ART My STYLE: Family Fashion Day
My ART My STYLE: Family Fashion Day

10.30am–3.30pm

Free

We are inviting the next generation of fashion lovers and creators to explore renewable fashion with My ART My STYLE on Saturday 31 August. 

My ART My STYLE: Family Fashion Day

10.30am–3.30pm

Free

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Sign Language taster workshop
Sign Language taster workshop

11am

Free

Presented by Deaf Aotearoa in celebration of New Zealand Sign Language Week, join in this 45-minute workshop that will introduce you to NZSL.

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Painting Workshop: William Hodges
Painting Workshop: William Hodges

10.30am–1pm

Members $80, Non-members $130 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to paint by copying William Hodges’ Dusky Bay in New Zealand.

Painting Workshop: William Hodges

10.30am–1pm

Members $80, Non-members $130 Book now

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SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop
SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs.

SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Japanese Woodblock Workshops
Japanese Woodblock Workshops

FREE, booking is recommended Book now

These July school holidays join us at the Gallery for an exciting hands-on Japanese woodblock printing workshop that has been inspired by our current exhibition, Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan.

Japanese Woodblock Workshops

FREE, booking is recommended Book now

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Auckland Zinefest workshop
Auckland Zinefest workshop

11am–4pm

Free

Ahead of the Auckland Zinefest market the following day, come and create your very own zine during a a free workshop at the Gallery! 

Auckland Zinefest workshop

11am–4pm

Free

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

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Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

Boost your skills at using photography as a storytelling medium and rediscover ways to share your images with the world in ways beyond our digital devices. Through exercises carefully curated by photographer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt you will gain new perspectives and make a start on creating or further developing your own visual language.

Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

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Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath
Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

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: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

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

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Project Another Country: Art-making workshops
Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

10.30am – 5pm

Take part in a community-based project during the school holidays led by internationally acclaimed artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan! 

Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

10.30am – 5pm

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Simon Devitt photography workshop
Simon Devitt photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

Please note: This event was scheduled for Sun 13 Sep, but was postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions. It has been rescheduled for Sun 22 Nov. Attendees have been contacted directly.

We thank you for your understanding of these changes, which are made for the wellbeing of our visitors, staff and volunteers.

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is back with his half-day workshop in which you will discover new perspectives and work on further developing your own visual language through photography. Walk away with fresh ideas on how to use photography as a storytelling medium.

 

Simon Devitt photography workshop

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $210 for Non Members (includes one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Art making workshop in NZSL
Art making workshop in NZSL

2–4.30pm

$16 Book now

Join Deaf artist and educator Rachel Coppage as we explore artwork and ideas from the exhibition Extra Ordinary Everyday and experiment with materials in the studio to create your own works.

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NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop
POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

POSTPONED Ikebana-inspired workshop

6–8pm

Members $200, non-Members $260 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Art making workshop in NZSL
Art making workshop in NZSL

2–4.30pm

CANCELLED

Join Deaf artist and educator Rachel Coppage as we explore artwork and ideas from the exhibition Grand Designs and experiment with materials in the studio to create your own works.

Art making workshop in NZSL

2–4.30pm

CANCELLED

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March Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
March Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is back with his half-day workshop.

March Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Rita Angus' 1965 painting Scrub burning, Northern Hawke's Bay which is currently on display in the exhibition Earthly Visions.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Studio workshop for adults in NZSL
Studio workshop for adults in NZSL

12.30–3.30pm

Free – registrations required Book now

Join artist and educator Rachel Coppage as we explore artwork and ideas from the exhibition Extra Ordinary Everyday and experiment with materials in the studio to create your own works. This workshop will be delivered in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) only. 

Studio workshop for adults in NZSL

12.30–3.30pm

Free – registrations required Book now

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Project Another Country: Art-making workshops
Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

11am – 4pm

Take part in a community-based project during the school holidays led by internationally acclaimed artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan! 

Project Another Country: Art-making workshops

11am – 4pm

Artworks

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Malcolm Greaves. Welder, New Zealand Railways Workshops
Malcolm Greaves. Welder, New Zealand Railways Workshops

Glenn Busch

Production date
1982
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
228 x 227 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/63/25
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Fiona Connor, SculptureCenter
Fiona Connor, SculptureCenter

Fiona Connor SculptureCenter

Production date
2019
Medium
recycled paper encased in printed-on plastic
Size (h x w)
235 x 195 x 20 mm
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Fiona Connor, 2020
Accession no
RC2013/4/20
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Afternoon Coffee, Venice
Afternoon Coffee, Venice

Cecil van Haanen

Production date
1883
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1555 x 1225 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/143
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PhotoForum Archive
PhotoForum Archive

Photo Forum Inc

Production date
1963-2014
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of PhotoForum Inc, 2017
Accession no
RC2017/3
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The Hurdle maker
The Hurdle maker

Ethelbert White

Production date
Unknown
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
163 x 210 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/280
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Mr Matthew Fowlds Weaving Blankets in his 100th Year
Mr Matthew Fowlds Weaving Blankets in his 100th Year

Monro Orr

Production date
circa 1906
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
634 x 762 x 22 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Hon G Fowlds M H R , 1907
Accession no
1907/1
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The Wheelwright's
The Wheelwright's

Eric Hubbard

Production date
1912-1957
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
148 x 177 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/196
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The Limeburner
The Limeburner

James Whistler

Production date
1859
Medium
etching, drypoint
Size (h x w)
250 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/29
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Not on display

Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Feminist Art Networkers Archive

Feminist Art Networkers

Production date
1982-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Feminist Art Networkers, 1990
Accession no
RC2003/2
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Not on display

Acetylene Workers
Acetylene Workers

Christopher Nevinson

Production date
1917
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
405 x 301 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/10
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Kevin Ellis, Metal Polisher
Kevin Ellis, Metal Polisher

Glenn Busch

Production date
1982
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
229 x 227 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/63/21
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Not on display

Inside the Blacksmith's shop
Inside the Blacksmith's shop

Eric Hubbard

Production date
1912-1957
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
101 x 138 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/195
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Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Feminist Art Networkers Archive
Production date
1982-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Feminist Art Networkers, 1990
Accession no
RC2003/2
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Fiona Connor Archive
Fiona Connor Archive
Production date
2009-2019
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (see archive item details for credit lines specific to each deposit)
Accession no
RC2013/4
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PhotoForum Archive
PhotoForum Archive
Production date
1963-2014
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of PhotoForum Inc, 2017
Accession no
RC2017/3

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