Th Friends of Te Papa have been offered the opportunity for an exclusive and informative survey of ‘Here: Kupe to Cook’ exhibition currently on at Pataka Art + Museum by leading Pacific artist, Michel Tuffery MNZM.
The classic and exclusive Friends Christmas shopping night returns in collaboration with the Te Papa store. Come along, bring a friend and while you shop enjoy live jazz music and a glass of wine, beer or juice.
This public lecture presents the fascinating modern idea of “the Environment” – in common usage today a word with a distinct meaning to most of us around the world – and its little known history as a concept that appears in earnest only right after World War II and within a couple of decades reaches global fame and considerable usefulness.
Join us for this free and exclusive preview of Wonderland before it opens to the general public. Fall down the rabbit hole into an immersive exhibition celebrating Lewis Carroll’s timeless tale and Alice’s adventures on film.
On the opening weekend of Wonderland we are delighted to bring you a fun and lighthearted quiz on everything Alice. Love a quiz? An Alice in Wonderland fan? Team up with like minded friends and join us in the sunshine of Red Gates for 2 hours of falling down the rabbit hole to discover the story, book, films and characters of this magical childhood story.
Join us for one of our last sessions of the year to celebrate and analyse the history of LGBTQI fashion representation in museums and galleries across the world. Expert Dr Shaun Cole is joining us from the UK to deliver this fascinating talk on the ever evolving world of queer style.
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