‘The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate' is now open! Beautiful, sensual and at times provocative, more than 100 artworks from London’s celebrated Tate tell the story of the nude and trace artists’ captivation with the human body from the 1700s to today. [ Aucklandartgallery.com Link ]

Image credit: Auguste Rodin, ‘The Kiss’ 1901–4 (detail), Tate: Purchased with assistance...
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Two sleeps to go! 'The Body Laid Bare' opens this weekend. Early bird tickets have now SOLD OUT, but GA and Concessions are available in advance online or from the Gallery on the day of your visit. Gallery Members and Children 12 & under go FREE. Visit our website for more info: [ Aucklandartgallery.com Link ]
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Tag your Valentine below to go in the draw to win one of 2 x double passes to ‘The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate’ which opens on Sat 18 Mar.

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We're in the final days of the #WellingtonAdvent Calendar! You've got until 11.59pm on Christmas Eve (24 Dec) to collect your treats, which you can use until the end of January. Go on, take a peek! goo.gl/DHJmwd
If you're coming along to the next Anno Domini event, arrive a bit earlier and check out our summer exhibitions, including survey show 'Dark Matter' which showcases the arresting photography of Ann Shelton.
{WIN} There have been some breathtaking images in the #WellingtonAdvent Calendar so far. Let us know which has been your favourite to date and you'll be in the running to snag one of ten packs of Advent Chocolate!
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The #WellingtonAdvent Calendar is here!

Each day in the lead up to Christmas, a new treat can be found behind one of our magical doors, to use at some of Wellington's best shops, restaurants, activities and more. Find today's treat here: goo.gl/mtOlWi
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Opening soon! Uncover the dark undertones of Wellington-based photographer Ann Shelton’s images in a survey exhibition that draws on 20 years of the artist’s work. Level 2 – free entry
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Skraaarrk! Great news for my fellow flightless friends in the Ross Sea. They are now living in the world's largest marine protected area.

Over 20 countries unanimously supported the proposal introduced by New Zealand and the US: ow.ly/oBGX305IpLv #CCAMLR #Antarctica
Happy Halloween Time to hit the streets #TrickOrTreat
Too good. #bringbackbennifer
Today we reopen our WWI Sanctuary after a short period of renovation, the work was completed by Auckland architects and craftsmen Chris Gibbons, Guillaume Hyvert and Mark Gill who brought a wealth of expertise and knowledge to this project, ensuring the correct materials were used and the original details retained.

Something we’re sure the original architects of Auckland Museum, Hugh...
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Watching it is just as good as doing it right cause I realllllly want a beef with cheese aaaaand bacon for dinner... and some fries on the side! #willmakeupforittomorrow