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Art Narratives Tour: A Focus on Robin White

Celebrate New Zealand’s world of art on this guided tour of Toi Art at Te Papa.

  • Where
    Meet at Information Desk, Level 2
  • Cost Adult: $20, Concession: $18, Child: $10, Family (2 AD + 2 CH): $50
  • Time 10am, 1pm
  • Duration 60 mins
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Explore the work of Robin White’s 50-year career on this guided tour of Te Papa’s latest exhibition in Toi Art, Robin White: Te Whanaketanga | Something Is Happening Here.

Join your guide and hear the stories behind pieces in the White’s celebrated portraits and Aotearoa landscapes from the 1970s as well as other works in the national art collection.

Get even more out of your visit through Toi Art with this insightful tour experience by booking a tour and antipasto platter package.

Screenprint of a woman carrying a child, standing in front of a colonial cottage. She wears a yellow T-shirt and shirt featuring Pacific motifs. Behind them clothes dry on a washing line.


Robin White, Mere and Siulolovao, Otago Peninsula, 1978, screenprint. Purchased 1978 with Harold Beauchamp Collection funds. Te Papa (1978-0024-5)