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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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Te Haerenga | The Passage
Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Atamira Dance Company

1, 2 & 3pm

FREE

Welcoming visitors over the opening weekend of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, dancers from Atamira Dance Company will activate aspects of the water pool located at the entrance of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

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Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art
Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

9–11.30am

FREE (Members only)

We welcome all Gallery Members to attend the preview of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art on Saturday 5 December. If you are not a Member, but would like to join us for this event, click here to find out how to sign up today. 

Members Preview: Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

9–11.30am

FREE (Members only)

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Curator tour of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art
Curator tour of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

12.30—1.30pm daily

FREE

A rare opportunity to see this landmark exhibition through the eyes of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art curator, Nigel Borell.

Curator tour of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art

12.30—1.30pm daily

FREE

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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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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart

12—1.30pm, 1—2.30pm & 2—3.30pm

FREE - registration required Book now

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Hīkoi to Britomart

12—1.30pm, 1—2.30pm & 2—3.30pm

FREE - registration required Book now

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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in

11am—3pm

FREE

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Whānau drop in

11am—3pm

FREE

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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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Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi
Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi

5—8pm

FREE - limited capacity

Join us for an exclusive performance.

Toi Tū Toi Ora Opening Weekend: Troy Kingi

5—8pm

FREE - limited capacity

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Emily Karaka: Kanohi ki te kanohi, face to face
Emily Karaka: Kanohi ki te kanohi, face to face

2–3.15pm

FREE

Join us on Waitangi Day for a conversation with acclaimed artist, Emily Karaka, in the presence of her powerful, exuberantly-coloured paintings currently on display as part of Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

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School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

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

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

School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days 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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Kaiwhakairo i roto i te whare – Carvers in residence
Kaiwhakairo i roto i te whare – Carvers in residence

10am—4pm daily

FREE

Our North Atrium will be ringing to the sound of wood carving for the final week of Toi Tū Toi Ora. Watch and learn about toi whakairo with these students from Auckland University as they embark on their own creative learning journey. 

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Pou Aho – Pillars of light with Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert Jahnke
Pou Aho – Pillars of light with Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert...

12.30-2pm

FREE

Join artists Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert Jahnke in Te Pō - the perpetual night, of the landmark exhibition Toi Tū Toi Ora in this artist floortalk. Join artists Maureen Lander, Israel Tangaroa Birch and Robert Jahnke in Te Pō - the perpetual night, of the landmark exhibition Toi Tū Toi Ora in this artist floortalk. 

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Ātanga: Fashion Showcase
Ātanga: Fashion Showcase

6.30—9.30pm

$70 or $50 (special Members price) Book now

Get glam for one stunning, exclusive night at Auckland Art Gallery. 

Ātanga: Fashion Showcase

6.30—9.30pm

$70 or $50 (special Members price) Book now

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Hīkoi to Britomart
Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 2pm | 2pm everyday during school holidays

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Buy tickets

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 2pm | 2pm everyday during school holidays

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Buy tickets

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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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Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons
Audio described tour for blind and low vision patrons

11am—12.30pm

FREE

An audio described tour through some of the Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art for blind and low vision patrons. 

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Ihi with Lisa Reihana
Ihi with Lisa Reihana

1-2pm

FREE

Join Lisa Reihana in Te Pō of the landmark exhibition Toi Tū Toi Ora. Reihana will speak to her taonga (artwork) Ihi - recalling the power of Maori creation stories, and the role Tāne plays in bringing Te Ao Mārama to humankind when he wrenched apart his embracing parents Ranginui and Papatūānuku. 

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Tūtaki mai i ngā ringatoi ki te parakuihi | Breakfast with the artists: Ayesha Green and Jasmine Te Hira
Tūtaki mai i ngā ringatoi ki te parakuihi | Breakfast with the artists: Ayesha G...

7.30 – 9am

Members $25, Non-Members $30 Book now

Start your day with food for thought, coffee and actual food at this parakuihi with the artists Ayesha Green and Jasmine Te Hira. Here, the artists will discuss their practice and mahi toi featured in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

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Te Rā Ringa Raupā: Weavers in residence
Te Rā Ringa Raupā: Weavers in residence

10am – 12.30pm daily

FREE

Weaving artists dedicated to recreating the only known woven Māori sail takes up residence in Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki on 10 – 14 March. 

Te Rā Ringa Raupā: Weavers in residence

10am – 12.30pm daily

FREE

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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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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021

9am—6pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021

9am—6pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

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Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton
Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free, Members only

Honoa ki te hono tawhiti ka kitea ai ki nga ringatoi Māori o enei rā. | Connect to the ancient past and see it through contemporary Māori artists. Journey with the artist, Shane Cotton and Senior Curator of International Art, Sophie Matthiesson as they explore the significance of vessels like the one central to the exhibition design, Te Puawai (pictured). During their midday conversation, they’ll explore the curatorial thinking behind Te Haerenga | The Passage.

Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free, Members only

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Waiata Moana – Songs of the Sea with Maaka Pohatu
Waiata Moana – Songs of the Sea with Maaka Pohatu

14 Mar – 1pm and 3pm, 21 Mar – 1pm

FREE

Auckland Arts Festival’s Acts of Love programme brings Waiata Moana to the Gallery: songs that celebrate our oceans and waterways.

Waiata Moana – Songs of the Sea with Maaka Pohatu

14 Mar – 1pm and 3pm, 21 Mar – 1pm

FREE

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Te Karanga o te Rā – The Call of the Sail
Te Karanga o te Rā – The Call of the Sail

6–7pm

FREE

Te Rā Ringa Raupā present their remarkable project to recreate the oldest known Māori sail of its era – known as Te Rā. This unique taonga currently resides at the British Museum in London.

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POSTPONED: Atamira Dance Company: Rārangi Wā – Timeline
POSTPONED: Atamira Dance Company: Rārangi Wā – Timeline

FREE

We are delighted to welcome Atamira Dance Company back to the Gallery for two days of open rehearsals followed by a stunning free performance during our Friday Lates.

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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators

9am—7pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

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Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

Whānau drop-ins are free, family-focused workshops held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–3pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

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Sailing Land Rig with Te Toki Voyaging Trust
Sailing Land Rig with Te Toki Voyaging Trust

12–1pm, 2–3pm, 3.30–4.30pm

FREE

Get hands-on with a waka sail, learning the art of raising and dropping sails on a land-based rig.

Sailing Land Rig with Te Toki Voyaging Trust

12–1pm, 2–3pm, 3.30–4.30pm

FREE

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