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.


VUW: Art Collection Tour

Hunter Courtyard, Kelburn Campus Kelburn Parade, Wellington

An afterhours tour of the Ngā puhipuhi o Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection - a nationally significant repository of more than 600 art works by modern and contemporary New Zealand artists.


Talk: Non-conformist Mt Victoria

Icon, Level 2, Te Papa Cable Street, Wellington

Mount Victoria, first settled in the early 1840s by New Zealand Company colonists and named in honour of their young queen, is an inner-city suburb of Wellington with a rich history and heritage.

$25.00 – $30.00

Douglas MacDiarmid back-of-house tour

Korero, Level 3, Te Papa Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Mark the centenary of New Zealand artist Douglas MacDiarmid’s birth with this back-of-house tour, led by Curator Modern Art Lizzie Bisley.


Talk: Our Embassies, our Taonga

Te Huinga Centre, Level 3, Te Papa 55 Cable Street, Wellington, Wellington

Join Jill Trevelyan and Chris Cane for a talk about the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade collection of art and taonga.

$25.00 – $30.00

Guided Tour: Joanna Margaret Paul

City Gallery Wellington Te Ngākau Civic Square, Wellington

Paul’s intimate explorations of domestic life pushed the boundaries of artistic practice through an experimental, multi-disciplinary practice spanning drawing, painting, poetry, photography and film.


Guided Tour: The Hidden Corners of the Museum (ii)

Korero, Level 3, Te Papa Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Wellington

In response to demand - we are thrilled to offer you another opportunity to join us for a second Back of House tour of Te Papa Cable Street’s facilities with Head of Property, Facilities & Security, Pete Cunninghame.

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Studio Visit: Virginia Woods-Jack, Juliet Black and Rachael Weeber

30 Upstairs Studio 30 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6011

Virginia is looking forward to meeting the Friend's again and to giving you an in-depth talk. Artists will be in the studio to answer your questions - with such a variety of work this promises to be a very interesting time! 

Get Tickets $20.00 – $25.00 18 tickets left