Brand New: Recent Acquisitions


New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Start date: 

8 May 2017

End date: 

29 June 2017

Hours of admission: 

10.30 - 4.30

A selection of artworks acquired by the New Zealand Portrait Gallery are on display in the Deane Gallery. From Shannon Novak's abstract portrait of Michael Smither to an intimate portrait by Trevor Moffitt of his wife's friend and carer. 

This is a small selection of the Portrait Gallery’s new portrait acquisitions from 2016. The Gallery acquires work through various means, primarily gifted or sponsored portraits. We are always looking to expand our collection of portraits. A gift of a portrait to the New Zealand Portrait Gallery helps to build a representative collection of portraits of people who have contributed to the development of our nation, or who embody our culture in some interesting or important respect.