Come and hear Friends President, Elizabeth Kay, describe how one small community group decided to take up the fight and what they have achieved in little more than a decade.
Join our experts who will discuss the conservation history of the Treaty parchments as well as the results of DNA tests they have performed on the Treaty and how this will inform future conservation efforts. A tour of the Te Papa genetics lab and a discussion about parchment preparation and conservation will follow the talk.
Join us on a visual tour of various textiles from different regions of India, where there is a rich handloom tradition since ancient times. Natural fibres, cotton, silk, jute and hemp are woven with its unique dose of regional flavours, culture, traditions, history and personal stories to create extraordinarily intricate and colourful pieces of wearable art.
Lizzie Bisley, Te Papa’s Modern Art Curator, will give a tour of the Gordon Walters retrospective New Vision. This remarkable exhibition, which draws together a comprehensive group of works from across Walters’ career, was developed by Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
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