You’re the explorer in the new Taiao | Nature zone opening in 2019. Old favourites like the colossal squid and the quake house are back, along with new exhibits showcasing New Zealanders' unique connection to nature – and our future as kaitiaki.
Tiffany Singh: Indra’s bow & Total internal reflection
A rainbow that encourages us to acknowledge the spectrum of colours present in our everyday lives, and an experimental light installation that invites us to choose a colour based on how we feel right now.
This ground-breaking exhibition tells the story of the Gallipoli campaign in World War I through the eyes and words of eight ordinary New Zealanders who found themselves in extraordinary circumstances.
Join Megan Tamati-Quennell, Curator Modern & Contemporary Māori & Indigenous Art, for a talk and walk through of ‘Détour’ by Michael Parekowhai, the major commission for the opening of Toi Art that fills the Threshold Gallery space.
Sun 4 Nov 2018, 10.30am–12.30pm
Event Ngā kaupapa motuhake
Science for Lunch: Taiao │Nature: Behind-the-Scenes
Exclusive to Friends members, join Te Papa’s exhibition team to go behind the scenes of the upcoming Taiao│Nature zone due to open in early 2019, and get a rare preview of the new experience.