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Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa

When:

Wed 24 Feb 2016, 10:00am–6:00pm
Thu 25 Feb 2016, 10:00am–6:00pm
Fri 26 Feb 2016, 10:00am–6:00pm
Sat 27 Feb 2016, 10:00am–6:00pm
Sun 28 Feb 2016, 10:00am–6:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: tepapaevents

Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa

Explore new art works from our modern art and design collections, discover remarkable stories of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, and immerse yourself in the wondrous landscapes of New Zealand captured by pioneering artists.

With four brand new exhibitions and five refreshed galleries, Te Papa continues to show more art, more often.

New exhibitions
New Zealand Photography Collected
Take a look through the viewfinder with New Zealand Photography Collected, the largest photography exhibition Te Papa's ever held. With around 300 rare and fascinating photographs on display, uncover New Zealand's photographic heritage from the 1850s through to now. The exhibition coincides with the launch of a major new book from Te Papa Press, New Zealand Photography Collected, by Te Papa curator Athol McCredie.

Open Home
Explore ideas of home and identity in Open Home - contemporary sculpture and installation by Derrick Cherrie, L. Budd, Julian Dashper, and others.

Carleton Watkins
Discover the grandeur of 19th -century photography through large- format landscape images taken by American photographer Carleton Watkins.

Updated exhibitions
Ngāti Toa Rangatira: He iti whetu | Ngāti Toa Portraits
Reveals remarkable stories of encounter in the colonial years of Aotearoa New Zealand, through historical portraits of the Ngāti Toa iwi (tribe).

Framing the View
Depicts the wondrous yet unforgiving landscape in which immigrants to New Zealand made their homes, and their efforts to get to grips with this strange new environment.

New Visions NZ
Offers a fresh look at modern New Zealand painting through the eyes of a generation of highly imaginative female artists.

Being Modern: Helen Hitchings
Presents the glamorous taste-maker Helen Hitchings and her ground-breaking Wellington gallery of modern art and design.

Te Ao Hou | Modern Māori Art
Explore the 'new Māori art' of the late 1940s to the early 1970s.

Photo credit: Anne Noble, Ruby's room, no. 45, 2007, inkjet print. Purchased 2011. Te Papa (O.036911)