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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Museum

Interpretation Centre

Enjoy a guided tour  through the award winning house museum set amidst the bush and birds in Titirangi. The site and information displays provide a unique educational experience and provides and insight into how our greatest painter Colin McCahon and his family lived and what he painted during the 1950s.

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Residency

Parehuia

McCahon House Artists’ Residency is amongst the most prestigious artists’ residencies in New Zealand. Three residencies a year are available to outstanding mid career artists. Artists receiving the residency live and work in the purpose built French Bay house with attached studio.

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Manage

McCahon House Artists’ Residency, named Parehuia by local kaumatua Eru Thompson in 2008, is amongst the most prestigious artists’ residencies in New Zealand. Three residencies a year, each of three months duration, are available to outstanding mid career artists. Artists receiving the residency live and work in the purpose built French Bay house with attached studio.

Manage

McCahon House Artists’ Residency, named Parehuia by local kaumatua Eru Thompson in 2008, is amongst the most prestigious artists’ residencies in New Zealand. Three residencies a year, each of three months duration, are available to outstanding mid career artists. Artists receiving the residency live and work in the purpose built French Bay house with attached studio.

 

McCahon Trust News

Research material available in the house

McCahon House is requesting theses that focus on Colin McCahon, to build a research library in the house. If you would like to gift a copy please contact diane@mccahonhouse.org.nz  Recently donated: Thesis by Martin Davis  When you next need some time to sit in a quiet timeless space to contemplate, think about coming to the small house at 67 Otitori Bay Road, the soft light and... Read more



House Museum Open

1pm - 4pm

Wednesday to Sunday


Closed: public holidays including Anzac Day


Visits outside these hours
by appointment


Address

67 Otitori Bay Road 

French Bay, Titirangi

Auckland

Museum: 09 817 7200 

Office: 09 817 6148

mccahon@mccahonhouse.org.nz

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