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.
06/10/2016 – 09/10/2016
Our tour to Dunedin and Oamaru coincides with spring, rhododendrons and the Dunedin Arts Festival. Dunedin and Oamaru are two of the Southern Hemisphere’s best preserved Edwardian and Victorian cities, full of gothic-style architecture and heritage attractions.
Enjoy an illustrated talk about the luxurious garments featured in the Splendour exhibition. Discover 18th-century fashion, and watch how the experts get these intricate gowns ready for display.
Join Dr Hamish Campbell on a field excursion of the Wellington peninsula exploring the geological highlights.
Curator Justine Olsen will show how contemporary artists have used ancient ideas, colours, materials, and techniques – reminding us that the past is still relevant today.
Celebrate Queer History month …
Come along for a glass of rosé …
At Mark Stocker’s talk on Oscar and Bosie…
Join us for our September local gallery tour to the Petone Foreshore. Our first stop is the Alfred Memelink ‘Artspace Gallery’. Here, Alan Collins will introduce us to his new solo exhibition Alan Collins Watercolours.
Celebrate the opening of this rich and visually stunning exhibition with a Friends’ viewing and two ‘hot-spot’ tours from Justine Olsen, Curator Decorative Arts & Design and Mark Stocker, Curator Historical International Art.
Learn more about Te Papa from the inside. As a Friend, you’ll enjoy exclusive exhibition previews, discounts, special events, and more.Find out how to join