A special Members Only tour of the NGMC which opened in 2018, and which builds on the service delivered by GNS Science and GeoNet for the last 17 years.
The Friends of Te Papa and Hellenic New Zealand Congress (HNZC) are delighted to share Greek Easter with you in an intimate look at how Hellenic communities celebrate Easter. While it is similar to Western Easter, there are some major differences including no chocolate Easter eggs!
Jennifer Twist (Te Papa Archivist) will lead us on our second back of house tour through the museum’s archives and share some highlights from Charles Darwin, Hector’s letter books, botanist Nancy Adams’ watercolours of beautiful plant specimens and much more.
Have you ever wondered what treasures lie within the Museum’s archives? Go behind the scenes with Jennifer Twist (Archivist) and see some of the highlights of Te Papa’s Archives Collection.
Join our forthcoming gallery visit is to Bartley & Company’s recently opened new space at Garret Street, for a viewing of ‘zoomer’ showcasing works by Miranda Parkes and ‘Flowers of Niue’ solo exhibition by multi-disciplinary artist Cora-Allan Wickliffe.
The first in a series allowing Members a superb opportunity to learn more of the many faiths held by Wellingtonians, wherein each visit will include a short introduction to the key tenets of each faith.
Ken Gorbey discusses why Te Papa draws such international attention and regard.
Māori taonga in the Russian museums of Saint Petersburg and Kazan which were collected on an expedition to the South Seas in 1819-1821 have survived chaos and destruction .
Join us for our first local art tour of 2021 – the Friends have arranged a visit to the Alfred Memelink Artspace Gallery on the Esplanade at Petone to view an exhibition of Ronda Thompson’s paintings.
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