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 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


July School Holiday Programme

McCahon House will run four art workshops over the coming July school holiday. There are two types of classes to choose from - painting or construction, both of them are inspired by McCahon's Titirangi paintings and the beautiful native bush garden surrounding the house museum. Why not do both?  Both classes are suitable for ages 7 and above. (Younger children are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian). ... Read more


Newsletter May 2017

Newsletter May 2017 Welcoming Oliver Perkins to Parehuia Image from artist.  We welcome Christchurch based artist Oliver Perkins to Parehuia - McCahon House Artist's Residency (May-Aug 2017). Oliver Perkins's intensive studio based practice is in continuous dynamic dialogue with the form and history of painting. His paintings hover between a declaration of formal intent and material... Read more


 

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Contact us:

Office: (09) 817 6148

Museum: (09) 817 7200

mccahon@mccahonhouse.org.nz