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Alexis Hunter: artist whose provocative works explored feminist issues through photography, film, text – obituary
Limited edition, high-quality prints by Five Māori Painters artists now available to buy online. $120
Iconic artist Rita Angus born 1908
Tonight! RT CoDirectors of the IMA Brisbane give a at the auditorium from 6pm tonight. Free!
New Zealand's created an identity for the Auckland Art Gallery without symbols or logos; find out more -
Absolutely blown away by the Five Maori Artists exhibition at Rapt that many of our students have focused on analysing this one
lecturer Giles Peterson is giving a free talk on the work of Robyn Kahukiwa, today 3pm
Fashion talks: Senior Curator Mary Kisler will be talking about artist James Tissot's love of fashion, 1pm today
Scrub up on your sketching skills during our free Drop-in Drawing sessions, Sundays 2–3pm
Fashion talks: Anna Miles is speaking about a cactus print that features in an iconic Rita Angus painting. Sun, 11am
Planning a trip to the Gallery this weekend? Check out What's On before you visit:
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Free Friday lunchtime performance from Hawaiian duo Keola & Moanalani Beamer – 12pm, North atrium
Jeppe Hein – whose work 'Long Modified Bench Auckland' is on our L2 terrace – awarded 2014 ARKEN Art Prize. Congrats!
FREE live performance March 7 by Hawaii’s finest Keola & Moanalani Beamer, details: cc
's Dionne Christian tried out our new Gallery Games with her 4-year-old recently – have you tried them yet?
Reminder: Free screening of fashion doco 'Valentino: The Last Emperor', today at 3pm
artist Star Gossage is in conversation with Pita Turei at 1pm on Sunday
We've added 6 videos to YouTube – watch to learn more about the artists and their work
Our summer show of contemporary NZ art Freedom Farmers closes Sun! If you haven't seen it, add it to your to-do list
Free screening of 'Valentino: The Last Emperor' 1pm this Sunday – part of 's 10 Days of Fashion
Have you picked up your copy of #149 yet? There's a review of which closes this Sunday
Looking forward to Simon Starling's talk, 6pm tonight! See a clip of him talking about 2013 Britain Commission
Five Painters at Auckland Art Gallery: via This is a STUNNING exhibition VIDEO
Turner Prize-winning artist, Simon Starling talking about projects including tomorrow 6pm – free
Arnold Manaaki Wilson: Pou Ihi | Pou Whenua | Pou Tangata - exhibiting at the Auckland Art Gallery until 31...
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Turner Prize-winning artist Simon Starling will be talking at the Gallery this Weds 26 Feb, 6pm - free entry
Enjoy a final tour of Freedom Farmers this Sunday at 11am with curator Natasha Conland (the show closes Sun 2 March)
Five Māori Painters is now open! Coincide your visit this weekend with a Curator's Tour or an Artist Talk
Looking forward to opening tonight! Love this vid VIDEO
Tune into at 9.45am to hear artist Emily Karaka talk about Five Māori Painters which opens tomorrow!
Seen coloured lines in the Gallery? They're part of Sight Reading by Freedom Farmers' artist Shannon Novak until mar2
Auckland Art Gallery was opened 126 years ago today by Mayor Devore with 25 paintings from Sir George Grey's collection placed on public...
Tune into at 9.45am to hear Star Gossage talk about her work, one of in our free exhibition opening this...
The Shanghai Jiangzhou Drum Troupe are renowned throughout China, see them live in the Gallery today at 12pm. Tonight’s the last night of...
It’s a big weekend with the Lantern Festival! Experience ‘bamboo and silk’ music with the Butterfly performance group, have a go at kite...
Visit us today & relive your first love letter w this painting by Marcus Stone, Her First Love Letter
The Lantern Festival starts tonight! We’re open until 10pm this Fri - Sun, can’t wait to see the view after dark!...
Plenty of free activities at the Gallery this weekend to celebrate the Lantern Festival - kite making, music & more
We're back online! Feel free to browse and see what's on
Some of you might not be able to get onto our website today - the team are looking into it now and we should be back online soon!
What are you doing for Waitangi Day? Why not explore our free Collection show of NZ art, Toi Aotearoa?
Watch at 8.15am on Waitangi Day & see curator Ngahiraka Mason talk about upcoming show 'Five Maori Painters'
Senior Curator Ron Brownson's personal account of NZ artist Tony Fomison is now available to listen/download as a Podcast on iTunes
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Tune into (603AM) at 9.15am to hear curator Ngahiraka Mason talk about upcoming show, Five Māori Painters
Have you been to a Family Drop-in at the Gallery yet? Check out some artworks made by visitors on the weekend
Two artists in our Collection show Toi Aotearoa, Paul Hartigan and Denys Watkins are talking here on Sunday, 3pm
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Want to work here? We've just advertised a number of part-time Gallery Assistant positions
T.J. McNamara () reviewed 2 Collection shows, Kinder's Presence + Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment
There are still a few places available in our 2-part adult workshop on Sculpture, beginning Sunday. $58 + booking fee
Thanks to all of you who came to watch Gardening with Soul on Sunday!
Happy Anniversary Day Auckland! If you're in the city, come and see us – we're open 10am–5pm and entry is free
Enjoy a free screening of 'Gardening with Soul' here today at 3pm
Senior Curator Ron Brownson is talking on one of NZ's most important post-war visual artists, Tony Fomison – Sun 1pm
We're giving away a limited-edition tea towel designed by an artist in ! Enter on our Facebook page:
'Five Maori Painters' exhibition
U.S. art critic Eleanor Heartney's lecture from Tuesday night is now available as a Podcast on iTunes
Thanks for being involved! People of all ages are enjoying it – photos over on our FB page
We are grateful to be part of the Freedom Farmers Big Day Art at Check out the installation running until Fri.
Visiting U.S. art critic Eleanor Heartney is giving a free lecture here tonight. 6pm in the auditorium – all welcome!
'Five Maori Painters' comes to in Feb
Free screening of 'From Something, Nothing', tomorrow 3pm
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Not just Auckland's – the World's too!
Local collective The Roots are inviting visitors to contribute to a dynamic sculpture tomorrow during our
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Happening the day after is our , a fun + free day for the whole family
Have you spotted the new addition to our level 2 sculpture terrace?
Contemporary Māori and Indigenous Australian art are the focus of 2 upcoming shows
We are hosting an extra Family Drop-in tomorrow from 1–3pm in the North Atrium. So drop by and join in the fun!
DOCommunity screening of Gardening with Soul, Sunday 26 Jan at 3pm .
Big Day Art! This Saturday at the , get involved in making art:
Limited edition tea towels by Freedom Farmers artists Tessa Laird, Richard Maloy & now available in our shop. $30, edition of 100
Here's some creative inspiration to kick-start your best year yet. At on 19 Jan:
Our school holiday workshops start next week & are sure to keep the kids entertained! Some places still available
caught up with our Director, Rhana Devenport recently. Read the interview here:
New OUTPOST blogs on exhibiting artists Mark Adams, Rachel Whiteread and Ava Seymour. Read 'em here:
Senior Curator Ron Brownson is on 's at 11am this morning - be sure to tune in!
Bookings are open for our school holiday programmes for children 5-13. Workshops start in the 3rd week of January
If you're planning a Gallery visit, try time it with a free guided tour. Tours happen daily at 11.30am & 1.30pm
We will be closed Christmas Day, 25 Dec but open 10am–5pm every other day of the year. Season's Greetings all!
Stuck for last minute gift ideas? Then visit our Shop - we're open until 5pm Christmas Eve
named our book 'A Place for Art' one of the top 5 art books of the year. See what else made the list here:
Senior Curator Ron Brownson has just written a shining review of the new Peter McLeavey biography. Read it here:
I love you. I just wanted to randomly tweet that as I sit in front of the Nor'Wester In The Cemetery piece.
Freedom Farmers artist Shannon Novak has just uploaded documentation of his work 'Scherzando' – watch it here:
What did the Reverend Dr John Kinder look like? Senior Curator Ron Brownson finds out...
you got it! Michael Parekowhai 'Kapa Haka (Pakaka)' 2003
We have a new staff member guarding our NZ Collection show, Toi Aotearoa
TJ McNamara visited 'A Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Pawn and a King' in his latest column
Watch these videos created by fab secondary school interns at Auckland Art Gallery
Hone your sketching skills during Drop-in Drawing, today from 2–3pm. Materials provided – imagination required
Learn more about colonial artist John Kinder during a free talk here tomorrow at 1pm
Shannon Te Ao () performs 'I stretch everything in the end', Sunday 3pm
We need help trialling some new activities for families and groups with children!