STORYTIME  When they were young... Share stories from children’s books that were in  circulation in the 1950’s and participate in activities.   Parents and grandparents invited on 29th  to share their memories over Morning Tea. Participation Days  Wed 8, Wed 15, Wed 22, Jan 2014 (5-7yrs):  11am-12pm Wed 29 Jan (morning... Read more


November Newsletter

For the latest news and information on the McCahon House including The educational programmes; - Boosted - Kauri Dieback  Upcoming events; - Volunteers/Friends Outing - ARTExplore Parnell Precinct - Cottage Christmas Drinks - McCahon House Children's Craft table - '50s style Past events; - Heritage Week  - Art Week  Artists’... Read more


2014 2015 Artists' in Residence announced

The McCahon House Trustees and staff congratulate Amy Howden-Chapman, Daniel Malone and Campbell Paterson on their successful applications. The Trustees acknowledge and appreciate the careful consideration given to the 37 applications by the selectors. Amy Howden-Chapman will commence her residency in late Winter 2014. Selectors comment; “Her work engages with relevant... Read more


A Landscape with Too Few Lovers

Our first project has been listed on the BOOSTED crowd funding website!  We encourage you to donate a little to help us upgrade our educational resources this summer.  We are also wanting to make the interpretive displays more accessible to the community.     Visit the BOOSTED website to find out more.


ArtWeek Programme

Exhibition and Silent Auction​ Thurs 17 – Sun 20 Oct, 11am – 5pm daily The exhibition showcases a selection of work from the 2006 - 2013 Artists’ Residency programme  in the Artists' Studio  Floor talk: Regan Gentry Sat 19 Oct, 2pm Panel Discussion: Contemporary Art, Does Audience Matter? ​Sun 20 Oct, 2pm – 3pm Colin McCahon famously... Read more


McCahon's Kauri with Peter Simpson

McCahon’s Kauri with Peter Simpson  Sunday 13 October, 11am  Early painters captured the majesty of kauri as singular giants and as mighty forest. In the 1950’s Colin McCahon was also captivated by kauri surrounding his Titirangi home.Arts historian Peter Simpson will give an illustrated presentation on McCahon’s kauri. An essay on the topic by Peter Simpson... Read more


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