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European Splendour 1500–1800 Pīrakorako Ūropi 1500–1800

Exquisite European art and objects reveal how the Church, trade, and innovation influenced what was once considered the height of affluence.

  • When | Āhea 31 Aug 2016 – 26 Feb 2017
  • Where | Ki hea Level 5
  • Cost | Te utu Free exhibition
  • Ages | Te reanga All ages
  • Accessibility | E wātea ana ki

For centuries in Europe, luxury goods were the preserve of the monarchy, church, and nobility. But waves of change gave more people than ever access to the beauty and sophistication of gold, fine furniture, silks, and lace.

Discover these objects of desire spanning 300 years of history.

Download a fun and informative children's guide to European Splendour 1500–1800. Produced by Issac and Paddy, pupils of Pukerua Bay School Museum.

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