Join us for a personal tour of 'He Tohu: Signatures that shape New Zealand', an exciting new exhibition recently opened at the National Library. 'He Tohu' features 3 of the documents that have shaped our nation.
The International History collections at Te Papa include rare and historic objects with global origins, collected during the era of Te Papa’s antecedent, the Dominion Museum. Conservator Anne Peranteau will discuss some of these, focusing on African textiles and collector Desmond Bovey will talk about his interests that led to
The recent Seddon earthquakes, hastened the plans to earthquake strengthen this Category 1 heritage building and after almost 4 years of strengthening work it was officially reopened in April 2017. Father Barry Scannell gave us a detailed and fascinating account of this strengthening work.
Like the pattern of a Persian carpet Anna Williams wove stories of her life’s journey amidst tales of craft and culture to two intimate groups in her tiny studio off Tory Street. She paid homage to the unseen, unknown craftsmen. To us they are treasures, to grace our floors or
The subject for the evening was Cartoons: Can they survive the digital age? The panel comprised cartoon historian and writer Ian F Grant, cartoonist Toby Morris, political columnist Jane Clifton, and was moderated by the doyen of TV interviewing, Ian Fraser.
A selection from Te Papa's events programme …
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