This is to protect the health of our community from the risk of Covid-19 coronavirus. We will continue to follow the advice of health authorities. Our staff are here taking care of the collections. We’re following guidance to do this in a safe way.
On 12 May 2020 we had the pleasure of catching up with CEO of Te Papa, Courtney Johnston. We chat about what her bubble looks like, what it's like to run the national museum from her living room and how Te Papa is supporting the wider museum sector, we hope
Furniture can reveal personal stories that unfold through acquisition history. A particular pair of modernist chairs originally owned by artist E. Mervyn Taylor and his family tell a fascinating story.
Approximately 80 People have contacted Te Papa and asked about more information and how they can help with the Hudson Research project over the years. Of those people 20 have contributed enormously to our crowd sourcing project. Some have deciphered one of Hudson’s note and transferred this information into an
We asked our curators to write a light-hearted blog about Te Papa’s collections. Instead we got this rather dark blog from history curator Stephanie Gibson …
Te Papa bird curator Colin Miskelly describes a recent (pre-COVID lockdown!) attempt to solve a mystery that he has pursued in several remote parts of …
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