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Sensory tour: Surrealist Art | He Toi Pohewa

Discover the exhibition Surrealist Art | He Toi Pohewa with this tour designed for blind and low-vision visitors.

  • When | Āhea Sun 8 Aug 2021, 1.30pm–3.00pm
  • Where | Ki hea
    Toi Art, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free with entry to Surrealist Art, however booking is essential

Launched by manifesto in Paris in 1924, surrealism quickly took the world by storm. It spread across all fields of artistic production and its influence was felt around the globe.

Surrealist Art: Masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen highlights the breadth and richness of surrealist work, encompassing paintings, photography, sculpture, books, prints, design, and film.

From the dream-like to the uncanny, visitors are invited to delve into a fantastical world and enter a new kind of reality.

Discover the exhibition with this tour designed for blind and low-vision visitors.

The tour will take about an hour and a half, after which you can continue to explore the exhibition unaccompanied.

The tour is free, but you will need to buy a ticket to the exhibition.

Bookings are essential, as places are limited.

Please email accessibility@tepapa.govt.nz to make a booking. We will email you back with more information about purchasing your exhibition ticket.

Sighted companions and guide dogs are welcome – please tell us if you will be bringing a companion or if there’s anything else you'd like us to know.

A photo of two sets of hands holding the same textured object.


Sensory Tour for Blind and Low-vision visitors, 2015. Photo by Norm Heke. Te Papa (120302)