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  • Rita Cook (Angus) by Leo Bensemann
  • Logan Moffat
  • Ralph Hotere
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Taika Waititi as Viago by Freeman White
  • Ian McGibbin
  • The Whale Watcher, Harriet Bright, Adam Portraiture Award 2016 Finalist
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Self Portrait, 2000, Alan Pearson, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Collection
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Julia Holden: Performance Painting
  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • 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 21 February 2019 until 25 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    PHOTO-BOOTH COMPETITION

    Be inspired by the works of Edith Amituanai and George Crummer and create you own pictures!... Read more

  • From 21 February 2019 until 26 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    With 100 years separating them, photographers Edith Amituanai (b. 1980 Auckland) and George Robson Crummer (b. 1868 Auckland,... Read more

  • From 25 March 2019 until 9 June 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata

    Artists in Aotearoa New Zealand have increasingly used different... Read more

Upcoming Events
From 30 March 2019 until 30 March 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery
From 31 March 2019 until 31 March 2019,
From 11 May 2019 until 11 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata
From 17 May 2019 until 18 May 2019, New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga Whakaata