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My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 3:59 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Be moved by the power and beauty of My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia opening tomorrow at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. More >>

Jonathan Jones lights up Auckland Art Gallery Atrium

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 1:27 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Indigenous Australian artist Jonathan Jones is set to light up Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki’s North Atrium with a work comprising more than 80 precisely spaced fluorescent lights from Sunday 23 March, 2014. More >>

Finalists announced for the Walters Prize 2014

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 10:15 am | Auckland Art Gallery

The four artworks shortlisted for the Walters Prize 2014, New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art prize, are announced today. The $50,000 Walters Prize, named after the late New Zealand artist Gordon Walters, is awarded for an outstanding work of ... More >>

Five Māori Painters opens tomorrow - full weekend of events

Friday, 21 February 2014, 1:23 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Trace the evolution of Māori painting from the 19th century to the present day with Five Māori Painters , opening at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki this Saturday 22 February. More >>

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to show in Ak

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 11:19 am | Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is bringing the largest and most significant exhibition of contemporary Indigenous Australian art yet seen in New Zealand to Auckland with My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia from Friday 28 March. More >>

Final weeks to see internationally acclaimed artworks

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 3:21 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

There are only weeks left to view work by some of the art world’s biggest names in Auckland Art Gallery’s exhibition, A Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Pawn and a King . More >>

One million dollars to grow future exhibitions

Friday, 13 December 2013, 3:36 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Following approval from Auckland Councillors today, Regional Facilities Auckland announced it has established a working development fund of $1m to allow Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki to develop and present major exhibitions in the future. More >>

'What’s It Doing?' opens with Big Day Art

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 3:55 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

On Saturday 23 November, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki unveils a fresh interactive work by artist Sean Kerr who takes over the Todd Foundation Creative Learning Centre with his new installation, What’s It Doing? More >>

Freedom Farmers opens this Saturday at Auckland Art Gallery

Friday, 25 October 2013, 11:39 am | Auckland Art Gallery

25 October, 2013 Freedom Farmers opens this Saturday at Auckland Art Gallery Auckland Art Gallery kicks off Labour Weekend with the opening of Freedom Farmers: New Zealand Artists Growing Ideas, the largest overview of new contemporary art in New Zealand ... More >>

Landmark NZ art exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 2:41 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

On 26 October Auckland Art Gallery opens its largest overview of contemporary New Zealand art in 25 years – Freedom Farmers: New Zealand Artists Growing Ideas. Freedom Farmers offers a dynamic sample of 20 New Zealand contemporary artists from emerging ... More >>

Final weeks for California Design at Auckland Art Gallery

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 4:59 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

It’s your last chance to see the major touring exhibition, California Design 1930-1965: Living in a modern way, at Auckland Art Gallery before it finishes on Sunday 29 September. With over 250 objects including graphic design, furniture, fashion, architecture, ... More >>

Private collector brings leading contemporary art to NZ

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 3:47 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

A Puppet, a Pauper, a Pirate, a Poet, a Pawn and a King. Works from the private collection of Naomi Milgrom AO. Curated by Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art More >>

New art installation in Auckland gives nod to Kodak legacy

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 1:31 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Kodachrome Presents by Mladen Bizumic is the latest sculpture for Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki's Edmiston North Sculpture Terrace opening 10 August. The artwork marks the end of Kodak film company’s production of their legendary Kodachrome 12-colour ... More >>

Auckland Art Gallery welcomes new director Rhana Devenport

Monday, 29 July 2013, 6:29 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Rhana Devenport was welcomed this morning by Auckland Art Gallery and Regional Facilities Auckland staff to celebrate her first day as Director of Auckland Art Gallery. More >>

California Design opens this weekend

Friday, 5 July 2013, 4:30 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery’s much anticipated exhibition, California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way opens this Saturday (6 July) with a bumper programme of free events for visitors to embrace the Californian way of life. More >>

Tickets to California on sale now - Auckland Art Gallery

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 3:22 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Experience California living this winter and get your advance tickets to Auckland Art Gallery’s latest international exhibition, California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way opening on 6 July. More >>

California Design comes to Auckland Art Gallery

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 4:57 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Auckland Art Gallery will get a slice of sunny California style when it hosts the exhibition California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way opening from 6 July. More >>

Auckland Art Gallery: The Walters Prize 2012 opens

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 12:36 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

This Saturday 4 August, the exhibition of New Zealand’s most prestigious art award opens at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. It will be the first Walters Prize presented at the newly developed Gallery and, for the first time in the Prize’s history, ... More >>

Something for every age in 2 books from Auckland Art Gallery

Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 5:33 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

Two wonderful new art books will be published as part of the celebrations for the re-opening of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki this coming weekend. More >>

Jim Allen, Contact 2011, Artspace: 5 March - 21 April 2011

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 1:32 pm | Auckland Art Gallery

In 1974 Jim Allen presented the performance Contact at the Auckland Art Gallery. Contact would come to be acknowledged as a seminal step in the development of a new radical art form in this country, moving away from the static object into live action. ... More >>

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