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  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Sisters, André Brönnimann
  • Maori Chief, by Lisa Reihana
  • Logan Moffat
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • Rita Cook (Angus) by Leo Bensemann
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • The Rokeby Portraits: Family Portraits from the 17th, 18th and 19th Centuries
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Melvin Day: In Private
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Dr Lawrence Hogben by Susan Wilson
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Robin Duff Larger than Life by Richard McWhannell
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Auguste Herbin, 2016, Shannon Novak, Vinyl matte finish print
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Celia Lashlie by Heather Main
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Janet Frame
  • Adam Portraiture Award 2016
  • 17th Century Photobooth
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown

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 22 June 2016 until 31 July 2017,

    The Adam Portraiture Award, New Zealand's premier portrait competition will be touring the below galleries over the course of... Read more

  • Gallery Refresh
    From 18 July 2016 until 1 August 2016,

    We are having a makeover! From the 18 July - 1 August the Gallery will be closed to the public for two weeks as we refresh our... Read more

Upcoming Events
From 2 August 2016 until 16 October 2016, New Zealand Portrait Gallery
From 11 August 2016 until 11 August 2016, New Zealand Portrait Gallery
From 11 August 2016 until 16 October 2016,
From 11 August 2016 until 16 October 2016, New Zealand Portrait Gallery