It is inside this house that artist Colin McCahon painted some of his best-known works. 

Step inside this slice of McCahon’s life to hear first-hand stories of the artist and his life in 1950s Auckland.

Photo Credit: Sam Hartnett



Colin McCahon (1919–1987) is  New Zealand’s most important 20th century painter. 

Opening Hours

We are closed for Xmas/New Year during

 23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018 

(Reopens on 3 Jan 2018 1pm)

Open to Visitors Wed - Sun 1pm - 4pm. 

Closed on Public Holidays unless advertised.

Visits outside these hours by appointment.

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McCahon Trust News

Newsletter December 2017

Weekend visit to Gibbs Farm McCahon House Trust has organised a weekend visit to the amazing Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park for April next year. (The park is normally only open to view during the week.) A wonderful opportunity to bring the whole family out to Kaipara to enjoy the beautiful farm on the shores of the harbour and stroll amongst world class sculpture by both local and international artists. ... Read more

Sunday Sculptures at Gibbs Farm

Sunday Sculptures at Gibbs Farm Sunday 8 April 2018 Here’s your chance for a unique weekend visit to the amazing Gibbs Farm sculpture Park where you can stroll amongst the work of some of the world’s greatest contemporary sculptors.  Funds raised support the work of  The McCahon House Trust     Before purchasing your tickets please read the Terms of Access and general information by clicking HERE. Gourmet Lunch available... Read more

Two special events on 14th October 2017

Two special Events happening on 14th October 2017.  All welcome.  Read more


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