Join our gallery visit to McLeavey Gallery to view ‘Home by Dark’, and hear Gallery Manager, Grace Ridley-Smith introduce the work of Christina Pataialii, one of New Zealand’s most exciting, young artists. Her bold, expressive paintings are alive with movement, colour and a sense of immediacy.
From his early religious paintings to the huge canvasses of the 1970s, this talk will look in depth at a group of Colin McCahon’s paintings that are currently on display in the Toi Art galleries.
The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Inc will be held 28 July 2020 at 6pm, Te Papa.
Four years, two wars, and one very unlikely female-led social enterprise. Marilyn Garson was an experienced aid professional who created jobs at the edge of war. Join us to hear her, and her Gazan colleagues, story, overturning much of what you might think about conflict and aid, about Palestine and justice.
As a celebration of the reopening of Te Papa we would like to welcome a small group of Friends to view 2 exhibitions in Toi Art on guided tours with our curators that you may not have got the chance to see before lockdown.
Join Art Historian, David Maskill and Rebecca Rice, Curator Historical NZ Art, for a close encounter with paintings and prints by William Hodges, artist on board Captain Cook’s second voyage to Aotearoa and the Pacific from 1772-75.
This is the 11am morning session.
Join Art Historian, David Maskill and Rebecca Rice, Curator Historical NZ Art, for a close encounter with paintings and prints by William Hodges, artist on board Captain Cook’s second voyage to Aotearoa and the Pacific from 1772-75. The tour will begin in the exhibition Tamatea: Legacies of encounter, which showcases Te Papa’s recent acquisition of Hodges painting Waterfall in Dusky Bay with Maori Canoe, before heading back of house for an intimate viewing.
Rebecca Rice is an art historian who specialises in in the field of colonial New Zealand art, with a particular interest in the histories of collecting, exhibition, and display. Her current research focuses on the visual culture of the New Zealand Wars, and the impact of impressionism on New Zealand artists at home and abroad.
David Maskill was Senior Lecturer in art history at Victoria University of Wellington until 2019. He has published widely on aspects of the history of prints in international journals such as Print Quarterly. In 2000, he organised the first student-curated exhibition at the university’s Adam Art Gallery on the prints made from the travels of European artists to the Pacific from the 17th century to Gauguin.
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