Celebrate and discover the dynamic, ever-changing expression that is Māori art in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, a survey of artworks from the 1950s through to the present day. Featuring over 300 artworks by 112 Māori artists, this exhibition celebrates painting, sculpture, printmaking, clay-making, body adornment, photography, digital media, film and installation art. Explore contemporary Māori art, informed by a Māori perspective and worldview, in the largest exhibition in the 132-year history of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.
We welcome all Gallery Members to attend the preview of this landmark exhibition on Saturday 5 December. The exhibition will be open exclusively to Members from 9–11am with the private viewing followed by a short talk by Curator, Māori Art, Nigel Borell at 11am in the Gallery Auditorium. Seating for the talk is on a first-come-first-served basis (bookings not taken).
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Areta Wilkinson, Hei Ata Āhua, 2018, 24ct Ōtakau and Te Tai Poutini gold, fine silver, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, commissioned 2017.
Rangituhia Hollis, Kei mate Mangopoeare, (video still) 2012, single-channel HD digital video, 16:9, black and white, sound, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2018.
- Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
- FREE (Members only)