Our thoughts are with the family and friends of New Zealand painter Melvin (Pat) Day who passed away on Sunday.
Melvin generously gifted to us 9 self-portraits in 2014 and we are thankful... Read more
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
Poets and Musicians from the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
Inspired by Alan Pearson's love of... Read more
A Life Lived Intensely explores the relationship between Expressionist painter, Alan Pearson, his subjects and the... Read more
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