New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington

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  • I thought it would be like the portrait galleries in Australia and the UK: paintings of historic figures through the ages and a special exhibition. It was actually incredibly disappointing: one large ...  more »
  • This is a gallery that collects works of the famous portrait the Lampton Bay Queen swarf. Could have swapped out individual differences in taste are free, and currently exhibited works, so if you are interested please see,. Because it doubles as a reception and my uncle asked what came from where, say from Japan and I was to talk. Faster: is that also went to Japan and pretty much had to talk the talk gradually from the middle was fun, but I was stumped.
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  • If a city is only as important as its people, then seeing the images of the people who made it becomes more important.  more »
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  • Free! Impressive collection of portrait paintings... not very large but i felt the quality of exhibits made up for it. Celebrates local nz artists past and present. A must see for artists and art students. I only spent 20-30mins here.
  • Free museum. Interesting work. Kind staff
  • Interesting portraits and a quick, fun place to visit.
  • Very cool artwork!
  • Good focused exhibitions

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