Photo of a family makin craft in the Whare Toi, Te Papa

Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa New Season: Opening Events

Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa New Season: Opening Events

Celebrate the new season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa with a day of floortalks, family activities, and other free events.


  • When Sat 17 Sep 2016, 11:00am–5:00pm
  • Where
    Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa, Level 5
  • Cost Free

Programme of free events

11am–5pm Family-friendly craft activities in the Whare Toi | Arts Studio

11am–12 noon A talk about the Anzac print portfolio, a commissioned series of artist responses to World War I – Te Papa curator Megan Tamati-Quennell in conversation with Australian War Memorial Museum curator Laura Webster 

12 noon–1pm Artist Simon Denny discusses his work Secret Power, New Zealand’s 2015 entry in the Venice Biennale, with curator Sarah Farrar

1pm–1.45pm Electronic music by Disasteradio

2pm–5pm Pose for a portrait in a setting resembling a Victorian photography studio, complete with scenic backdrop and chaise longue

3pm–3.45pm Electronic music by Disasteradio

4pm–5pm Whistle-stop tour of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa – 5 curators, 5 art works, 5 minutes each