New Zealand Portrait Gallery - Latest News [Page 1]

18-year-old Self-Portrait Wins 2022 Adam Portraiture Award

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 6:14 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Jessica Gurnsey from Auckland has been announced the winner of the 2022 Adam Portraiture Award and a $20,000 cash prize. Jessica’s work Lady Day, acrylic on canvas, was chosen as the winner from an impressive 351 entries nationwide and 45 finalists at ... More >>

Portraiture Exhibition Pays Homage To Distinguished Expatriate Painter

Wednesday, 9 March 2022, 11:53 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

An exhibition featuring works from one of New Zealand’s most distinguished expatriate painters is opening this month at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2203/139dab4e50aae02d9c07.jpeg" ... More >>

Adam Portraiture Award 2022: Call For Entries

Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 10:18 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Artists from around New Zealand are being invited to enter their works for one of the country’s most prestigious portraiture prize, The Adam Portraiture Award. The award, generously sponsored by The Adam Foundation and presented by The New Zealand ... More >>

Curatorial Internship Recipient To Explore The Unfinished Portrait

Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 2:14 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Lizzie Errington from Northland has been named as the recipient of the 2021 Liz Stringer Curatorial Internship at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata. The internship provides the recipient with hands on curatorial skills across a wide ... More >>

Finalists announced for 2020 Adam Portraiture Award

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 12:44 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Portraits featuring real hair, cats and LGBTQ pride are just some of the interesting works shortlisted in the prestigious 2020 Adam Portraiture Award. More >>

Curatorial Internship recipient to challenge traditions

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 7:30 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Georgie Keyse from Invercargill, has been named as the recipient of the 2019 Liz Stringer Curatorial Internship at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata. More >>

Adam Portraiture Award 2020: Call for Entries

Friday, 17 May 2019, 10:00 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Entries for New Zealand’s most prestigious portraiture competition, The Adam Portraiture Award are now invited. Artists are encouraged to get out their brushes, find their subjects and start painting! More >>

Last chance for artists to win $20,000 portrait award

Monday, 16 November 2015, 10:30 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Artists have just over three weeks left to enter next year’s $20,000 Adam Award, the country’s most prestigious portrait prize, run by the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. More >>

Wellington artist commissioned to paint Celia Lashlie

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:19 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Wellington artist Heather Main has been commissioned to paint a picture of social justice campaigner Celia Lashlie, runaway winner of a public poll to find the most deserving person to fill a space in the New Zealand Portrait Gallery’s national ... More >>

Sash Huber exhibits at NZ Portrait Gallery

Monday, 22 June 2015, 11:59 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Swiss-Haitian artist Sasha Huber, an artist who fires an air-powered industrial staple gun into wooden boards to create extraordinary images of people who have been assassinated, will give a talk at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery on Friday (June 26, 1pm). More >>

Gallery seeks portrait artist for poll winner

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 10:09 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

The New Zealand Portrait Gallery is looking for an artist to paint a picture of the late Celia Lashlie who won a poll in which members of the public were asked “Who’s missing? from the national collection held on the Wellington waterfront. More >>

Celia Lashlie Wins Portrait Gallery Vote

Monday, 8 June 2015, 9:41 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Celia Lashlie, social justice campaigner who achieved worldwide fame for telling mothers how to handle their teenage sons, is the people’s choice to fill the Who’s Missing? gap on the walls of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. More >>

Just over a week left to view controversial exhibition

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 3:36 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Tranquillity Disturb’d: A contemporary look at historical New Zealand which has been making waves at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. More >>

More Women to be Featured at NZ Portrait Gallery

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:25 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

People want to see the faces of more women featured in the national collection held by the New Zealand Portrait Gallery. That has become clear from a Who’s Missing? popular vote to name New Zealanders whose pictures should be included on the walls ... More >>

Captain Cook as Never Seen Before at Portrait Gallery

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 10:01 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

A painting of Captain Cook as you have never seen him – with his underpants down and relieving himself in the bushes – will be featured in an exhibition at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery next month. “This is about as far from an official ... More >>

Young director to head Portrait Gallery

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 2:48 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Gaelen Macdonald, 35, has been named as Director of the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, on the Wellington waterfront, from December 1. More >>

Summer exhibition on the Wellington waterfront

Monday, 10 November 2014, 3:00 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

A collection of some of the finest modern portraits by New Zealand’s most celebrated artists, including Rita Angus, Frances Hodgkins and Toss Woollaston, goes on display at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, on the Wellington waterfront, on Thursday (Nov ... More >>

What we Unveil in the Shadows

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:00 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Three paintings of vampires featured in the hit horror-comedy movie What We Do in the Shadows will be unveiled with a ghoulish party at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery on Thursday October 16. They are the most unusual additions the gallery has made ... More >>

Egg cups, ashtray and paintings in WW1 exhibition

Friday, 6 June 2014, 9:41 am | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Porcelain egg cups, made in Germany, featuring portraits of King George V and Queen Mary. More >>

First major commemoration of WW1 centenary

Monday, 26 May 2014, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Historian Jane Tolerton holds a photo of sex hygiene pioneer Ettie Rout and her NZ Volunteer Sisterhood More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL