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FINAL WEEKS

Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

Encounter the first major survey of work by Louise Henderson (1902–1994)

Now open

Now open

Learn more about McCahon’s long-time relationship with Auckland

Flight Plan

Flight Plan

New Zealand art from the collection. Ground level

Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

Contemporary Māori Art from the collection. Ground level

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

John Reynolds: The Violet Hour

Enter our South Atrium and encounter a major new site-specific commission.

Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior

Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior

Discover the latest sculptural installation on our North Terrace, Level 2.

Nathan Coley: A Place Beyond Belief

Nathan Coley: A Place Beyond Belief

See this text-based light sculpture on view in our North Atrium

Creative Learning Centre

Creative Learning Centre

Experiment with coloured magnetic shapes and make your own abstract artwork on the Gallery walls

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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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Pride Celebrations 2020
Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

To celebrate Auckland Pride, enjoy the stunning voices of The Gay and Lesbian Singers (GALS) when they return to perform as part of the Gallery’s Pride Celebrations for 2020. Then take part in our LGBTQI-insight tour presented by an artist, gallerist, an art collector and curator. 

Pride Celebrations 2020

1.30–3.30pm

FREE

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Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ
Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ

10.30am–11.45pm

Members $15, Non-Members $25 Book now

When Parisian Louise Henderson emigrated to Aotearoa in 1925, she quickly established herself as a central figure in the local art scene. Henderson was by far the only successful foreign artist in this country, as art historian, Leonard Bell illustrates beautifully in his 2017 book Strangers Arrive: Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980.

Talk: Artistic immigrants in NZ

10.30am–11.45pm

Members $15, Non-Members $25 Book now

Exhibitions

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss