Have you visited ‘The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand’ yet? See up close ancestral figures painted in razor-sharp detail and view paintings depicting Māori life from the late 1800s to early 1900s New Zealand. Only until 19 Feb – level 1, free entry [ Aucklandartgallery.com Link ] #themaoriportraits
We're offering 50% off online tickets to current exhibition 'Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation' until Tue 31 Jan. Use the promo code 'XMASHOLS' at checkout – tickets can be redeemed any day of the exhibition. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Image credit: Lee Mingwei, The Letter Writing Project 1998/2016 (installation view), Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2016.
Registrations close this Friday for the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation's upcoming Art & Architecture Tour to Asia. Lead by Gallery Director Rhana Devenport the nine day tour will provide exclusive VIP access to Asia's leading art fair, Art Basel Hong Kong, then travel to Beijing and Shanghai to be guided through some of the most inspirational galleries, private collections, artists' studios... View details ⇨
'Ann Shelton: Dark Matter' traces the 20-year career of a leading New Zealand photographer. Shelton’s evolution as a camera artist with a unique, penetrating vision into the culture and history of New Zealand is beautifully illustrated in this companion publication, which includes multiple examples from all her important bodies of work.
In November one of Claude Monet's famous water lily paintings went on display at the Gallery. Listen to this NPR segment on Monet's fascination with this subject and then come to the Gallery to see one for yourself. On display in 'Game Changers: International Modernism' – level 1, free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Join us on our sculpture terrace this Sunday for the second Anno Domini music event of the summer featuring international DJs Theo Parrish and CC:DISCO!. Limited tickets still available online [ Bit.ly Link ]
We're hosting extra family drop-in art making sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2–4pm during the school holidays. We've also got new Gallery Games to use, an origami activity and the new Creative Learning Centre installation to explore, so there's lots for families to see and do! [ Bit.ly Link ]