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. 

Closed on Public Holidays unless advertised.

Visits outside these hours by appointment.


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McCahon Trust News

McCahon House Artists' Residency 2018 Call for Applications

McCahon House Artists' Residency 2018 Call for Applications The Trust is calling for applications from outstanding emerging and mid-career professional visual artists for the McCahon House Artists’ Residency programme.   Three residencies, each of three months duration, are available between January 2018 and December 2018. The deadline for applications is Friday 16 June 2017 5pm         .   The future potential of artists will be... Read more


Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter March 2017 Artist talk: Lost in the bush - Cubism in the Waitakeres Left: Imogen Taylor (Photo: Neeve Woodward), Right: Julia Waite (Photo: Auckland Art Gallery).  Please join us for an after-hours artist talk with current artist in residence Imogen Taylor and Julia Waite, assistant curator at Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki. Amongst other painterly topics this discussion will attempt to investigate why Cubism continues to be revisited in New Zealand painting,... Read more


Newsletter January 2017

Back with a bang This summer has been rather gloomy but not our visitor numbers! We have received a record number of summer visitors since we opened the museum door to the public on 4th January.  We believe this is largely due to a shorter summer break and also the marvelous Anne McCahon's exhibition currently showing at Te Uru Contemporary Waitakere Gallery, Titirangi.  The exhibition is still on for a few... Read more


 

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Contact us:

Office: (09) 817 6148

Museum: (09) 817 7200

mccahon@mccahonhouse.org.nz