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

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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 15 June 2019 until 15 September 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    Peter James Quinn has been capturing images of New Zealanders at work over the length of the country for the... Read more

  • 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

Upcoming Events
From 31 August 2019 until 31 August 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Queens Wharf
From 20 September 2019 until 15 December 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata
From 28 September 2019 until 28 September 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery
From 2 October 2019 until 2 October 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata