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.
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.
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