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Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop
Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

Greer Twiss: Theatre Workshop

Free entry

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The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence
The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

$15 – $19, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

$15 – $19, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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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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Home AKL
Home AKL

$5, under 14s FREE

Home AKL

$5, under 14s FREE

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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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Civilisation, Photography, Now
Civilisation, Photography, Now

Civilisation, Photography, Now

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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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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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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has sold out.

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 - May

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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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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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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Ngā Hinepūkōrero – Spoken Word Poets in residence
Ngā Hinepūkōrero – Spoken Word Poets in residence

FREE public performances | $5 workshop

Spoken word poets Ngā Hinepūkōrero are in residence, running workshops and performing in the Gallery’s North Atrium over five days.

Ngā Hinepūkōrero – Spoken Word Poets in residence

FREE public performances | $5 workshop

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SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop - November
SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop - November

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event has sold out.

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 - November

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Autumn
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Autumn

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Autumn

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

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Contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy workshop
Contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy workshop

1–4pm

Members $130, non-Members $180 Book now

Whether you are a complete beginner or have practised calligraphy with a brush pen before, this workshop is the perfect introduction to contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy. Kate Hursthouse will hand you the tools, warm you up with some exercises, and take you through a full introductory alphabet.

Contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy workshop

1–4pm

Members $130, non-Members $180 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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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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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Summer
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Summer

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Summer

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 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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Ngā Hinepūkōrero Public Workshop
Ngā Hinepūkōrero Public Workshop

1–2pm

$5 per person Book now

Experience working alongside Ngā Hinepūkōrero in their public workshop focusing on growing writing skills and individual confidence for performing. 

Ngā Hinepūkōrero Public Workshop

1–2pm

$5 per person 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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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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Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt
Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt returns with an exciting two-day workshop (two consecutive Sundays) dedicated to developing your visual language. Expand your skillset through curated practical exercises and gain an advanced understanding of photography as a storytelling medium.

Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (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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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Winter
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Winter

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Winter

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

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Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Spring
Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Spring

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 Book now

Inspired by the seasons, Perfume Playground introduces a series of four intimate perfume design workshops.

Fragrance Design: The Four Seasons – Spring

10.30am–12.30pm

All four workshops from $825, one workshop from $215 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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SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins
SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

2–4.30pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

2–4.30pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa
Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa

11am – 1pm

SOLD OUT

Do not miss this opportunity to participate in a special workshop with one of New Zealand’s most respected figures in contemporary Māori clay art making, Wi Taepa.

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POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop
POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

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. Learn how to piece your broken ceramics back together with beauty in this workshop led by Yuka O’Shannessy.

POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

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

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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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SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren
SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

SOLD OUT Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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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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Kintsugi workshop - March
Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (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.

Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a 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.

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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Not on display

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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Not on display

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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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

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Not on display

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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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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