Art After Dark Toi o te Pō – A toast to Monet 

19 March 2009, 
Throughout Te Papa

Immerse yourself in the world of the Impressionists. Join Te Papa curators for illuminating talks and a panel discussion, and top off the evening with French music from Sans Souci.

19th Century French Prints from Te Papa’s Collection – Curator Floortalk
Join Victoria Robson, Curator European Art, for an illuminating talk about this new exhibition.

Monet and the Impressionists – Curator Floortalk

With Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Director Art and Collection Services.
‘Do we really need another book on Monet, darling?’

A lively panel discussion featuring noted Impressionist scholars Emeritus Professor Virginia Spate (University of Sydney), Terence Maloon (Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney), Julie King (Art Historian), Dr Emilie Sitzia (University of Canterbury), and Victoria Robson, Curator European Art (Te Papa).
Chaired by Jonathan Mane-Wheoki.

Watch this panel discussion on Youtube:


Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8
Sans Souci
Enjoy a glass of wine and let Sans Souci transport you to Paris with French chansons (songs).

To see Sans Souci playing live at Le Metropolitain restaurant in Wellington, visit 

Find out more about the exhibition at