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.  



Opening Hours

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

Visits outside these hours by appointment.


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McCahon Trust News

Newsletter December 2016

Newsletter December 2016 Welcoming the new director - Vivienne Stone      McCahon House Trust warmly welcomes our new director - Vivienne Stone.   Vivienne has had a career spanning both the arts and commercial worlds. She’s been an independent producer in the arts industry across theatre, dance, music, film and contemporary arts projects.    In... Read more


Newsletter November 2016

International artist in residence announced "The future is already here? It is just not evenly distributed" byTaro Shinoda for 20th Sydney Biennale 2016. , (Photo Credit: Artist)   In partnership with Tobias Berger, Head of Art, Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Art, Hong Kong, McCahon House is pleased to announce Taro Shinoda as the recipient of the inaugural international artist in residence. Taro Shinoda will take up his three-months residency in spring... Read more


Newsletter October 2016

Anne McCahon (née Hamblett) Exhibition Image: Anne Hamblett, Poppies, (1937), oil on board, 456 x 452mm  Hocken Pictorial Collections Visitors to McCahon House often want to know more about Anne McCahon. To meet the demand for this constant interest, McCahon House embarked on a journey of discovery with a great team, including curator Linda Tyler, researcher Jessica Douglas and Andrew Clifford and his team at Te Uru.   More importantly we worked... Read more


 

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Office: (09) 817 6148

Museum: (09) 817 7200

mccahon@mccahonhouse.org.nz