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 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


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


 

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Office: (09) 817 6148

Museum: (09) 817 7200

mccahon@mccahonhouse.org.nz