Floortalk: Encounters – Cancelled

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

Join us when Rebecca Rice and Matariki Williams speak about their recent publication at the portrait wall in Toi Art - the most popular art exhibition for Te Papa visitors.

$25.00 – $30.00

Tour: Melvin Day A Modernist Perspective

Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua Cnr Norrie and Parumoana Streets, Porirua

Join us for a guided tour of 'Melvin Day: A Modernist Perspective' with Curator Mark Hutchins-Pond

$20.00 – $25.00

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.

Carry Me – 100 Years Of Handbags

Whirinaki Whare Taonga 836 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt

Join us for an exclusive Friends of Te Papa tour of an exquisite exhibition showcasing the history of handbags over the last 100 years, led by it's curator.


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

Floortalk: ‘Threads that weave the world’

Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street, Wellington 6011

Join us for a special exhibition viewing and talk on 'Threads that Weave the World'. This creatively curated exhibition highlights the unique and exquisite heritage of textiles & crafts, with written and visual narratives from many corners of the world

$20.00 – $25.00

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.