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Some Capital Characters

Thursday 16 July 2015, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

$10.00 – $15.00

Some Capital Characters commemorates Wellington’s 150th year as the capital with a unique and entertaining look at the city and its people from 1865 to the present, through the medium of portraiture.

No other exhibition has ever presented such a range of Wellingtonians. The aim is not to show off a famous 50 or an objectively defined ‘Makers of Wellington’, although it certainly includes many of those. Rather, it introduces the city through a selection of the well-known and the obscure, the infamous as well as the famous.

Join Curator David Colquhoun in a tour of an exhibition that will ensure you leave knowing a lot more about Wellington’s lively history.

Registration required. To register, use the ‘Book now’ button or phone the office on (04) 381 7051.

Feature image: The Portrait Gallery in Shed 11, a heritage building on Wellington’s waterfront.


Friends of Te Papa $10.00, Guests $15.00

Details

Date:
Thursday 16 July 2015
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00 – $15.00
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