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On the Wall – Past exhibitions

Inspired: Ceramics and jewellery shaped by the past

18 Mar 2016 - Sep 2016

Carleton Watkins

06 Nov 2015 - 28 Aug 2016

The Art of Remembrance

16 Mar 2016 - 07 Aug 2016

New Zealand Photography Collected

06 Nov 2015 - 07 Aug 2016

Ngati Toa Rangatira: He iti whetu | Ngati Toa portraits

02 Apr 2015 - 31 Jul 2016

Te Ao Hou | Modern Maori Art

02 Apr 2015 - 31 Jul 2016

Nga Kaihanga Uku

20 Jan 2016 - 13 Mar 2016

Walter Cook: A collector's quest

21 Jul 2012 - 06 Mar 2016

Kerry Ann Lee: Knowledge on a beam of starlight

22 Aug 2014 - Mar 2016

Unsettling

06 Nov 2015 - 17 Jan 2016

John Drawbridge: Oceanscapes

02 Jul 2015 - 02 Nov 2015

Glenn Jowitt: Photographing the Pacific

02 Apr 2015 - 02 Nov 2015

Splash! Four contemporary New Zealand paintings

02 Apr 2015 - 26 Oct 2015

Two Artists: Emily Karaka & Shona Rapira Davies

02 Apr 2015 - 18 Oct 2015

Louis Rosenberg: Etched into memory

02 Apr 2015 - 18 Oct 2015

Collecting Modern

22 Aug 2014 - 18 Oct 2015

Tivaevae: Out of the glory box

02 Apr 2015 - 11 Oct 2015

Remembering the Maori Battalion: Michael Parekowhai

16 Mar 2015 - Jul 2015

Kanohi Kitea | Maori & Pacific Encounters

29 Mar 2013 - 01 Mar 2015

Black Rainbow: Ralph Hotere & Michael Parekowhai

22 Mar 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Emblems of Identity

29 Mar 2013 - 01 Mar 2015

Being Modern

29 Mar 2013 - 01 Mar 2015

Peter Robinson: Retorts & comebacks

22 Aug 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Framing the Museum

22 Aug 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Natalia Goncharova: A visual radical

22 Aug 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Bill Culbert in Venice

22 Aug 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Anonymous Bodies

22 Aug 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Contemporary Pacific Art

Nov 2014 - 01 Mar 2015

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki (1943–2014)

19 Oct 2014 - 23 Nov 2014

Bill Culbert's Light Fall

22 Aug 2014 - 19 Oct 2014

Winifred Knights: The Marriage at Cana

12 May 2014 - 20 Jul 2014

Letting Us In

18 Jan 2014 - 20 Jul 2014

Petrus van der Velden: Art of two halves

19 Oct 2013 - 20 Jul 2014

Michael Stevenson: This is the Trekka

19 Oct 2013 - 20 Jul 2014

Walk with Me

19 Oct 2013 - 20 Jul 2014

Bone Stone Shell

19 Oct 2013 - 20 Jul 2014

Art of the 20th Century

29 Mar 2013 - 20 Jul 2014

Brian Brake: Lens on the World

14 Dec 2011 - 20 Jul 2014

Artist Project: Andrew McLeod

29 Mar 2013 - 20 Jul 2014

Shi Lu: A revolution in paint

21 Mar 2014 - 22 Jun 2014

Speed and Colour: British linocuts of the 1930s

01 Feb 2014 - 15 Jun 2014

Meridian Lines: Contemporary art from New Zealand

21 Sep 2013 - 25 May 2014

Slight Arrangements

04 Feb 2014 - 12 May 2014

Darryn George: Maori abstraction

Dec 2013 - 03 Feb 2014

Frances Hodgkins: Textile designs

19 Oct 2013 - 16 Jan 2014

Colour & Light: Impressionism from France & America

13 Jul 2013 - 12 Jan 2014

Figures in Light

19 Oct 2013 - 02 Dec 2013

New Zealand at Venice 2013: Front Door Out Back

29 May 2013 - 24 Nov 2013

Warhol Aotearoa

06 Aug 2013 - 29 Sep 2013

Kainga, Whenua, Moana | Home, Land, & Sea

29 Mar 2013 - 29 Sep 2013

Black Rainbow: Ralph Hotere & Michael Parekowhai

29 Mar 2013 - 29 Sep 2013

Gordon Walters

29 Mar 2013 - 29 Sep 2013

Gifted: Aboriginal art 1971–2011

29 Mar 2013 - 29 Sep 2013

On Looking: International photographs

29 Mar 2013 - 29 Sep 2013

Warhol: Immortal

01 Jun 2013 - 25 Aug 2013

Joseph Churchward

31 May 2013 - 05 Aug 2013

Yvonne Todd

29 Mar 2013 - 30 May 2013

John Parker: Handmade Precision

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European Splendour 1500-1800

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Simon Denny: Secret Power

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Alexis Hunter: The model’s revenge

09 Sep 2016 -

Maori minimalism and international influence - Te Ao Hou | Modern Maori Art

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The Anzac print portfolio

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Adorned | Whakarakei

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Matt Pine: Placement Projects revisited

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Filmic imaginaries: Jacqueline Fraser and Tracey Moffatt

16 Aug 2016 -

Open Home: Contemporary New Zealand artists explore home life

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New Visions, New Zealand

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Framing the View

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The Gallery of Helen Hitchings

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Art throughout Te Papa

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