In this illustrated talk, Claire Regnault, Senior Curator History, will explore the early years of the IWS promotions in New Zealand, and in particular the organisation’s strategic use of British and European high fashion to promote the wonders of wool.
St Mary of the Angels is an outstanding example of “ferro-concrete” Gothic design and is certainly Wellington’s pre-eminent ecclesiastic architect Frederick de Jersey Clere’s best known church.
Join us for a personal tour of ‘He Tohu: Signatures that shape New Zealand’, an exciting new exhibition recently opened at the National Library. ‘He Tohu’ features 3 of the documents that have shaped our nation.
26/10/2017 – 29/10/2017
We are at the early stages of planning a visit to the far north with a focus on early New Zealand history and architecture
Join Adam Art Gallery Director Christina Barton for some insights into items from the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection on display at Rutherford House.
The International History collections at Te Papa include rare and historic objects with global origins, collected during the era of Te Papa’s antecedent, the Dominion Museum. Conservator Anne Peranteau will discuss some of these, focusing on African textiles and collector Desmond Bovey will talk about his interests that led to him building a significant collection of traditional African art.
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