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  • Adam Portrait Award 2020
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Rita Cook (Angus) by Leo Bensemann
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Logan Moffat
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose

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The New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata presents the stories of New Zealanders through the art of portraiture.   Find Out More

Current Events
  • Adam Portrait Award 2020
    From 27 May 2019 until 6 December 2019,

    It's time to start finding subjects and painting faces. Entries for the Adam Portraiture Award 2020 are now open. 

  • From 1 August 2019 until 1 November 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    Jaqueline Fahey’s Suburbanites presents people from Fahey’s life within familial, domestic and neighbourhood entanglements.... Read more

  • From 21 August 2019 until 30 October 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    Calling all crafters! Join us at the Gallery for an informal get-together of like-minded knitters and crocheters (anything... Read more

  • From 20 September 2019 until 15 December 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    Poutokomanawa features portraits and stories of the transgender women of Carmen’s generation including... Read more

Upcoming Events
From 26 October 2019 until 26 October 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Queens Wharf
From 1 November 2019 until 1 November 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata
From 21 November 2019 until 16 February 2020, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata