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  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Logan Moffat
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Rita Cook (Angus) by Leo Bensemann
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • Julia Holden: Performance Painting
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Sydney L Thompson

Welcome

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

Current Events
  • From 21 February 2019 until 25 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    PHOTO-BOOTH COMPETITION

    Be inspired by the works of Edith Amituanai and George Crummer and create you own pictures!... Read more

  • From 21 February 2019 until 26 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    With 100 years separating them, photographers Edith Amituanai (b. 1980 Auckland) and George Robson Crummer (b. 1868 Auckland,... Read more

  • From 25 March 2019 until 9 June 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    Artists in Aotearoa New Zealand have increasingly used different... Read more

Upcoming Events
From 24 May 2019 until 24 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata
From 26 May 2019 until 26 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata
From 31 May 2019 until 16 June 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata
From 15 June 2019 until 15 September 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata