A  selection from Te Papa’s events programme. Click the links to see the full details on the Te Papa website.

Writers on Mondays

Mon 16 Jul – Mon 1 Oct 2018, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4 & Circa, Free

Hear novelists, playwrights, poets, and other talented writers from Wellington and beyond discuss their fresh new works in this lunchtime series – a stimulating way to start the week!   Click here to download the 2018 full programme

Writers on Monday: Winter Eyes: Harry Ricketts

Mon 30 July 2018, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4, Free

Harry Ricketts – a poet, editor, biographer, critic, and academic, is joined by editor and Victoria University Professor of English Jane Stafford to discuss his latest work.

Walk with me: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project

Sat 28 Jul 2018, 11am–4pm, Toi Art | Level 5, Free event, but booking required

In Walk with me, a new BodyCartography Project commission, dancers lead you through our new art galleries on a unique tour that uses movement to explore art in new ways.

Walk with me: Immersive Movement Tours with BodyCartography Project

Sun 29 Jul 2018, 11am–4pm, Toi Art | Level 5, Free event, but booking required

In Walk with me, a new BodyCartography Project commission, dancers lead you through our new art galleries on a unique tour that uses movement to explore art in new ways.

Robotics After School Club

Tue 31 Jul – Tue 25 Sep 2018, 3.45pm–5.15pm, Hīnātore | Learning Lab, Level 4 , $200 (8-week course every Tuesday)

Do you love making your robot designs real, taking on coding challenges, or simply tinkering with tech? Then join our Robotics After School Club! For ages 8–14.

Writers on Mondays: Poetry Quartet: Therese Lloyd, Tayi Tibble, Chris Tse and Sam Duckor-Jones

Mon 6 August 2018, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4, Free

Come and hear the new wave of New Zealand poets in a reading and discussion chaired by poet and essayist Chris Price.

Toi Art Sensory Tour for Blind and Low-vision Visitors

Sun 12 Aug 2018, 2pm–4pm, Kaleidoscope – Abstract Aotearoa, Toi Art, Level 5, Free event, but booking required

Join a tour for blind and low-vision visitors, and explore Pacific colours, shapes, and patterns in the exhibition Kaleidoscope: Abstract Aotearoa.

Writers on Mondays: Pasture and Flock: Anna Jackson

Mon 13 August 2018, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4, Free

Pastoral yet gritty, intellectual and witty, sweet but with stings in their tails, the poems and sequences collected in the career-spanning new book Pasture and Flock are essential reading for both long-term and new admirers of Anna Jackson’s slanted approach to lyric poetry.