This summer tour with the Friends to the Waikato coincides with the start of the Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival in February 2016. You’ll visit themed garden collections, key exhibitions at Waikato Museum, the sculpture garden at Waitakaruru Arboretum, the unique tree church …
18/02/2016 – 21/02/2016
Exhibiting together for the first time NEW WORK/ NEW WORK at Solander Gallery offers a great opportunity to meet artists Rodney Fumpston and Alexis Neal and hear them talk about their work at this exhibition preview.
What does the art of the Maya elite reveal about one of the ancient world’s greatest civilisations? Professor Norman Hammond who is an expert on this intriguing Central American culture discusses.
See it first, see it free! Be the first to see this new exhibition, exclusive to Te Papa this summer.
Bring along a friend and while you shop, enjoy live music, some enticing nibbles and a glass of sparkling wine or juice
While you are enjoying a glass of bubbly, Mark Stocker wearing his art historian’s hat, and Pat Brownsey wearing his philatelic equivalent, will take you on a sleigh-ride through twenty plus years of New Zealand Christmas stamps.
This public lecture explores the place of conversations between Maori and non-Maori in the second half of the 19th century, challenging the bicultural school of history …
Rebecca Rice, Curator Historical New Zealand Art, discusses the rare and historically significant painting which was recently acquired by Te Papa.
The Etching Revival, the period between 1850 and 1930 was a time when printmakers produced finely crafted prints for an eager market …