Cancelled: Journey to Kilbirnie

Toi Poneke 61/69 Abel Smith Street, Wellington

Rosa and Oliver will speak to us in their exhibition at Toi Pōneke which brings together a selection of abstract and figurative paintings which arose from sketch booking,


Talk: Shaping Modernism at Te Papa

Icon, Level 2, Te Papa Cable Street, Wellington

How did the collections arrive at Te Papa and how do curators work to interpret them? Justine Olsen looks at recent work on this subject that brings together international and New Zealand collections.

$25.00 – $30.00

Members’ Preview: Robin White

Toi Art, Level 4, Te Papa Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Come along anytime between 12noon and 2pm and enjoy your members’ preview of 'Robin White: Something's Happening Here' before it opens to the public on Saturday 04 June.

Cancelled: Artist Talk and Tour: Jaimee Peters

Suite Gallery 243 Cuba Street, Wellington

This event is a special presentation by the artist to the Friends of Te Papa just before the official opening of the exhibition to the public. You will have the opportunity to meet Jaimee Peters and learn more about her work

$25.00 – $35.00

City Gallery: Guided Tour of Matarau

City Gallery Wellington Te Ngākau Civic Square, Wellington

The work of the artists in 'Matarau' draw from a strong sense of who and where they are as a compass for their own practice


A Fluid Art: Watercolours 1778-1900

Toi Art, Level 5, Te Papa Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington, Wellington

Join Annika Sippel, curator of 'A Fluid Art: Watercolours 1778-1900', for a floor talk on a forgotten private collector, the history of British watercolours, and their place in New Zealand’s art collections.


Curators’ talk: Robin White

Te Huinga Centre, Level 3, Te Papa 55 Cable Street, Wellington, Wellington

Come and join Dr Sarah Farrar and Dr Nina Tonga who will talk through the curation of Dame Robin White’s retrospective exhibition Something is happening here. Sarah and Nina will give insights into

$25.00 – $30.00

Talk: Original Fine Art Prints

Korero, Level 3, Te Papa Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Join us for our first talk in our 'Art on Thursday' series. What is an original fine art print? In this interactive session with Art Historian David Maskill, you will be introduced to the various techniques of original fine art printmaking by examining a range of works dating from the 16th to the 20th centuries.


Curator’s Talk: Pāua: A Contemporary Jewellery Story

The Dowse Art Museum 45 Laings Road Lower Hutt, Wellington

Whether its glimmering surface evokes nostalgia or cultural cringe, pāua is undeniably linked with the visual character of Aotearoa New Zealand.


Douglas MacDiarmid back-of-house tour

Korero, Level 3, Te Papa Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Mark the centenary of New Zealand artist Douglas MacDiarmid’s birth with this back-of-house tour, led by Curator Modern Art Lizzie Bisley.