Celebrate the change of season over a spring-themed High Tea. Dr Rebecca Rice (Curator Historical New Zealand Art) begins the afternoon by introducing us to a special selection of the exquisite watercolours and publications of Sarah Featon who, with her female contemporaries, operated in the emerging field of botanical science. These items from Te Papa's collections will provide a wonderful context for appreciating and celebrating the contributions of these women to science, and to art. Followed by High Tea with a floral theme.
Just being allowed through the locked doors into the back corridors of Te Papa was worth the price of admission. I felt privileged to gain …
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