• Adam Portraiture Award 2018
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Robin Duff Larger than Life by Richard McWhannell
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Ludicrous Likenesses: The Fine Art of Caricature, 3 August - 23 October 2017
  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Logan Moffat
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa


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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From 26 August 2017 until 26 August 2017, New Zealand Portrait Gallery