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 …
Athol McCredie will talk about some of his favourite ‘picks’ and why they were selected for this exhibition of over 300 rare and fascinating photographs …
Celebrate the opening with a Friends’ viewing and a tour of two of the many highlights in this new season of art.
Hear how John Baillie, an often overlooked New Zealand artist, played a crucial role in the establishment of the National Art Collection in the early 1900s.
Meet Séraphine Pick and hear her talk about ‘White Noise’, a major exhibition of her new and recent work currently on show at the Dowse.
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