Update for the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery Incorporated  We write to update you on the wind-up of the The Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery Incorporated (“Friends”) and the The Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery Acquisitions Trust (“Acquisitions Trust”) and to invite you to the final annual general meeting for the …

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Curators Talk: Principal Curator: Dr Zara Stanhope: Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

Curators Talk Principal Curator: Dr Zara Stanhope Yang Fudong: Filmscapes Fri 2 October – 10.30am Members Lounge and Exhibition space Members: Koha Coffee/tea between 10 – 10.30am in the members lounge Join Principal Curator Dr Zara Stanhope at 10.30 am as she discusses the work of Yang Fudong: Filmscapes and experience the first-ever survey exhibition … Continue reading Curators Talk: Principal Curator: Dr Zara Stanhope: Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

Assistant Curators Talk: Mathew Norman: The Story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi

Thurs 24 Sep – 10.30am Auditorium Members: Koha Overview: The Ramayana, or the journey of Rama, is one of the world’s great epics. Follow this tale of love, loyalty, betrayal and the victory of good over evil depicted in exquisite detail in 101 Indian miniature paintings. Revealing the rich diversity of regional painting styles between … Continue reading Assistant Curators Talk: Mathew Norman: The Story of Rama: Indian Miniatures from the National Museum, New Delhi

An Exclusive Opportunity: Yang Fudong: Filmscapes exhibition opening

Friday 25 September – 6-8pm North atrium and level 2 Friends Members only: $30 RSVP by 3pm, 17 September For bookings please phone Marica McEwan (09) 307 7705 or alternatively you can pay by Direct Credit: BNZ 02 0261 0048571 002 Please advise galleryfriends@aucklandartgallery.com of payment to Friends of the Art Gallery and use your … Continue reading An Exclusive Opportunity: Yang Fudong: Filmscapes exhibition opening

Curators Talk: Mary Kisler: Locating Frances Hodgkins

Senior Curator Mary Kisler updates us on her research trip to Europe where she discovered new works held privately, viewed public collections and identified places painted by Hodgkins. “Many works held in England in the 1980s have returned to New Zealand. If anyone has friends, family or acquaintances who own works by Frances Hodgkins, I … Continue reading Curators Talk: Mary Kisler: Locating Frances Hodgkins