• The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • Leo Bensemann & Friends: Portraiture and The Group
  • Logan Moffat
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Robin Duff Larger than Life by Richard McWhannell
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Strangely Familiar: Portraits by Wayne Youle
  • Hans by Freeman White

We will be closed all day on Wednesday 3 May. Apologies for any inconvenience.

The New Zealand Portrait Gallery gives us perspectives on ourselves and our place in the world. It is home to a growing collection of portraits. Our exhibitions include painting, sculpture, caricature, photography and new media. These portraits of members of our society spur us into thinking about what it means to be New Zealanders – perhaps even to wonder if there is a character that is particularly our own.  Find Out More

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From 29 April 2017 until 29 April 2017, New Zealand Portrait Gallery