McCahon House is a small museum with big stories to tell.

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

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

McCahon House is a small museum with big stories to tell.  

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

Visits outside these hours by appointment.


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McCahon Trust News

School Holiday Workshop - The Puriri & The Kereru

School Holiday Workshop  - The Puriri & The Kereru In this workshop you will explore the garden of McCahon House and learn about the endemic evergreen Puriri and the lovely Kereru (wood pigeon).  Lead by artist Georgina Caulton you will create and paint a cool functional Kereru/Puriri container. In the spirit of Colin McCahon's interest in conservation and loving our environment,  you will learn  about the role Kereru and Moa played in dispersing Puriri seeds... Read more


Newsletter July 2016

McCahon inspired exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery The days and nights in the wilderness: a constant flow of light falls on the land 1971 Image Credit: Auckland Art Gallery  The Subject in the Land now showing at Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki features works by well known New Zealand artists from the period 'being after McCahon'. The exhibition features work by Colin McCahon (as pictured), his contemporaries alongside current artists including work by McCahon House... Read more


School holiday workshops - Cubism & Sculpture

School holiday workshops - Cubism & Sculpture 10:30 - Noon Friday 15 July & Wednesday 20 July  $15 per child plus booking fees (accompanying adult free) Following the success of the school holiday workshops held at Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki*, we bring you two workshops focusing on Cubism & Sculpture at the McCahon House Museum during the July school holidays.   During the workshops, Alice Ng will guide you to will look at some cubism... Read more


 

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