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.
06/10/2016 – 09/10/2016
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.
Te Papa would like to hear your ideas on what you would like to see in a natural history exhibition. This workshop is part of the extensive audience research undertaken in developing the new exhibitions.
Be among the first to hear about the exciting new directions planned for Te Papa’s natural history exhibitions.