‘Once Were Warriors’ jacket helps show how Te Papa collects, and why
Thu 12 Dec 2019
A gang patch jacket from the 1994 film Once Were Warriors will feature in Kei te Kairauhī: 21 ngā Taonga | Curators’ Choice: 21 Things; a mini exhibition exploring how and why Te Papa curators collect.
Te Papa exhibits painting of peaceful encounter from Cook’s second voyage
Fri 1 Nov 2019
The oldest European painting of Aotearoa New Zealand in Te Papa’s collection will go in display in Toi Art, Te Papa’s art gallery, as part of Tamatea: He Tūtakinga Tuku Iho | Legacies of Encounter. The exhibition opens on Saturday 9 November.
Te Papa’s Toi Art opens multi-sensory, kinetic installation
Mon 12 Aug 2019
A new immersive art exhibition has opened at Te Papa. The installation, ‘Finale: Bouquet’, by Australian artist Nike Savvas is a major new site specific commission for the Toi Art Threshold Gallery on Level 4.
Terracotta Warriors exhibition doubles visitor target at Te Papa
Wed 24 Apr 2019
Te Papa’s exhibition ‘Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality’ has attracted twice as many visitors as originally planned, with 198,021 people having seen the exhibition since it opened on 15 December.