Exhibitions Currently Touring
Dates: March 2020 - Dec 2024
Nga Hau Ngakau is an exhibition that evokes the form of the whare whakairo. This whare is dedicated to birds and named in honour of their song.
Dates: Feb 2020 - Dec 2022
Cellular Memory presents some of the most seductive, lyrical, yet often perplexing works produced by Elizabeth Thomson over the last three decades.
Dates: July 2016 - Dec 2022
The seventy-five statues and masks that compose this exhibition challenge our ideas about art, belief, tradition, and culture.
Dates: 01 Jan 2010 - 31 Jul 2012
Mirek Smìšek: 60 Years 60 Pots is a stunning survey of our pioneering studio potter.
Dates: 01 Jul 2011 - 31 Dec 2014
This exhibition rediscovers the life and work of one of New Zealand's most talented and original artists.
Dates: 01 Jan 2012 - 01 Dec 2014
An exhibition celebrating the work of storybook writer and artist Lynley Dodd.
Dates: 01 Mar 2012 - 31 Dec 2014
The protagonist of Marian Maguire’s new print series, Titokowaru’s Dilemma, is an impressive figure who embodies the complexities and contradictions of nineteenth-century New Zealand history.
Dates: 26 Jun 2009 - 31 Dec 2012
Expressed through photography and film, Face Value conveys the universal intimacy of Maori facial moko.
Dates: 01 Dec 2004 - 03 Jun 2007
Propaganda posters from the 1930s & 40s collected by WB Sutch
Dates: 01 Sep 2008 - 31 Dec 2012
Lithographs and etchings by Marian Maguire.
Dates: 2019 - 2021
The Crescent Moon gives a face and a voice to New Zealand's Muslims of Asian descent. Text by Adrienne Jansen. Photographs by Ans Westra.
Dates: 01 Jul 2010 - 30 Dec 2012
This exhibition brings alive the story of New Zealand's early impressionist movement at the legendary Pumpkin Cottage, Silverstream.
Dates: 01 Aug 2008 - 01 Dec 2009
John Bevan Ford was one of our finest contemporary Maori artists and a pioneer of the contemporary Maori arts movement.
Dates: 01 Jan 2008 - 01 Jul 2010
TATAU explores the dynamic complexity and cultural significance of Samoan tattooing today.
Dates: 01 Aug 2007 - 01 Jul 2009
Roger Donaldson's first public exhibition of photographs. ALL DOGS SHOT, presents a stunning collection of black and white photographs shot in New Zealand and around the world.
Dates: 01 Sep 2005 - 01 Nov 2007
Two exhibitions. The history, and future, of the New Zealand flag.
Dates: 01 Dec 2004 - 01 Nov 2006
Songs of Innocence focuses on a previously unexplored area in which Pascoe applied the same devoted and focused attention - his children.
Dates: 01 Dec 2005 - 01 Nov 2007
20th century photographers including Henri Cartier-Bresson, André Kertész, Eugène Atget, W. Eugene Smith, Bill Brandt, Giacomelli, G H Brassaï, Manuel Alvarez-Bravo and others.
Dates: 03 Jun 2006 - 30 Jul 2008
Photographs by Alan Knowles documenting and revealing the ubiquitous biscuit at Griffin's factory.
Dates: 01 Apr 2006 - 01 Jun 2009
When Joanna Margaret Paul died in 2003 she had been working for nearly four decades as an artist and poet. Subjects to Hand: Joanna Margaret Paul Drawing examines in depth the practice at the core of her art.
Dates: 05 Feb 2005 - 24 Sep 2006
An exhibition commemorating the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Japan.
Dates: 01 Sep 2003 - 01 Nov 2004
The exhibition consists of 34 b/w images taken by Bombay photographer D.R.D.Wadia during the 1940's. The collection includes portraits and informal images of Gandhi with his friends, followers and with Nehru, Jinnah and other major political leaders of the Indian independence movement
Dates: 01 May 2002 - 01 Jun 2004
An international exhibition of Music Graphics from the UK & NZ.
Dates: 01 Jan 2002 - 01 Jun 2003
'Reclaimed' celebrates the achievments of a new generation of British artists who have responded in a witty and inventive way to the incorporation of recycled materials in their work.