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. 



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

Announcing the 2018 McCahon House Artists in Residence

Announcing the 2018 McCahon House Artists in Residence The McCahon House Trust Artist Residency programme helps build the careers of some of New Zealand’s most promising artists. The Trust offers a three month residency programme awarded annually to three New Zealand artists who, in the opinion of the selection panel, have developed a body of work that shows significant promise. Each of the candidates submits an idea for a research proposal to be developed whilst they are in... Read more


Newsletter September 2017

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy's Light Language, Te Uru 2 Sept - 29 Oct Image credit: Sarah Smuts-Kennedy McCahon House artist in residence September – December 2016, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy’s post residency exhibition Light Language, opens at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery this Saturday 2nd September at 4pm and runs until 29 October 2017. In addition to Sarah’s exhibition at Te Uru, a... Read more


McCahon Kauri Community Day

Date: Sunday 6 August 2017 Time: 11am - 4pm Venue: Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Road, Auckland. FREE TO ALL This is an unique opportunity to own a limited edition kauri grown from the seeds of the trees harvested from McCahon House's ground.  Not only will your purchase help continue McCahon’s legacy, planting kauri will help ensure the future of this mighty native tree in the face of kauri dieback disease.   Six hundred of the trees will... Read more


 

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Office: (09) 817 6148

Museum: (09) 817 7200

mccahon@mccahonhouse.org.nz