• Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Strangely Familiar: Portraits by Wayne Youle
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Robin Duff Larger than Life by Richard McWhannell
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Leo Bensemann & Friends: Portraiture and The Group
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Logan Moffat
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Sydney L Thompson


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

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Upcoming Events
From 29 April 2017 until 29 April 2017, New Zealand Portrait Gallery