As…one of ‘fashion’s brainiest women’ (The Washington Post), Dr Valerie Steele has been instrumental in creating the modern field of fashion studies. She is visiting New Zealand as a keynote speaker for …
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Join art curators Rebecca and Chelsea in ‘Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa’ for a talk on new works in the recently refreshed exhibitions. After the floor talk, enjoy afternoon tea in Espresso, and then be the first to see ‘Bug Lab’ at the Friends’ preview at 4pm.
Hear about kantha – colourful, painstakingly hand-stitched quilts from Bangladesh and eastern India. Some kantha and other textiles are also for sale.
It is that time of year again, come along and bring a friend, and while you shop, enjoy a glass of sparkling wine or juice and music from a live jazz trio.
Hearing artists talk about their art and their point of view is always inspiring. Our morning tour embraces a variety of art disciplines, painting, assemblage, photography and all things textile.
Inspired by the stunning lace on display in European Splendour 1500 – 1800, lace is the theme for our annual High Tea. Cathrine Lloyd will talk about the language of French lace.
In response to popular demand, we are pleased to offer members another opportunity to join Dr Hamish Campbell on a field excursion of the Wellington peninsula exploring geological highlights.
In response to popular demand, we are pleased to offer members another opportunity to enjoy an evening tour of art at Parliament.
A number of ‘avant-garde’ artists are considered… there is a bias in this lecture towards British artists… however, French, German and Italian artists’ works are discussed and compared to see what the national and stylistic differences were.
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