All events in October

23 October 2013

    American curator Wendy Kaplan presents a lecture on Arts and Crafts – one of the most significant and far-reaching movements in Western design.

24 October 2013

    Celebrate Diwali at Te Papa with a performance of Ramayana Dance Drama, the story of King Rama, presented by Bhaskar’s Arts Academy from Singapore.

    Wendy Kaplan, visiting from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and curator Justine Olsen discuss the enduring influence of some of the icons of mid 20th-century Californian design.

26 October 2013

28 October 2013

    Cellist Elena Morgan and flautist Ingrid Culliford perform a programme of music inspired by Colour & Light:Impressionism from France & America.

30 October 2013

    Renowned ecologist Paul Ehrlich discusses the ways in which cultural and genetic evolution have combined to take humans to the brink of collapse. Can we evolve our way out of it?

31 October 2013

     

    Curator Rebecca Rice discusses Anne Estelle Rice’s much-loved portrait of Katherine Mansfield, and works by other artists who, like Mansfield, left New Zealand for Europe.

    Curator Rebecca Rice discusses Anne Estelle Rice’s much-loved portrait of Katherine Mansfield, and works by other artists who, like Mansfield, left New Zealand for Europe.

1 November 2013

2 November 2013

3 November 2013

7 November 2013

8 November 2013

    Te Papa hosts two days of workshops, forums, and performances as part of Kōwhiti Dance 2013 – an international symposium of contemporary indigenous dance.

9 November 2013

    Te Papa hosts two days of workshops, forums, and performances as part of Kōwhiti Dance 2013 – an international symposium of contemporary indigenous dance.

    The Wellington embassies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are pleased to present the ASEAN Film Festival 2013.

10 November 2013

12 November 2013

13 November 2013

    Join award-winning author Jill Trevelyan for an inside view of the life and times of Wellington art dealer Peter McLeavey – the subject of her latest book, published by Te Papa Press.

14 November 2013

    What did gold mean to the Aztecs? Geologist Hamish Campbell discusses the source of this precious metal, and its significance both to Mexico and New Zealand.

17 November 2013

18 November 2013

    Lecturer Lesleigh Salinger considers the role of female impressionists such as Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot in developing a new way of seeing women in art.

21 November 2013

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