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Mask, circa 1870, Maker unknown, Torres Strait. Gift of the Marquess of Normanby, 1875. Te Papa

The Torres Strait Islander Festival which happens once a year in Queensland, Australia, marks a rare opportunity to raise awareness of its important culture. The overall intent of the Festival is to celebrate the contemporary and historical culture of Torres Strait Islanders. The Queensland Museum exhibition Awakening: Stories from the Torres Strait, seeks to raise… Read more »

Borrowing and Lending – Latest News

Mere and Siulolovao, Otago Peninsula, 1978, White, Robin (1946– ). Purchased 1978 with Harold Beauchamp Collection funds. Te Papa The City Gallery opened a new exhibition on 7 May 2011, curated by Heather Galbraith. The exhibition Tender is the Night runs until 17 July 2011 and features, among other works, 22 from Te Papa’s Art Collection. Included… Read more »

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Hei tiki (pendant in human form), Wairarapa. Gift of the Russell Harris Broughton Estate, 2007. Te Papa

The Museum of Wellington City and Sea has an exhibition gallery devoted to the Wahine storm which occurred 10 April 1968 and holds the country’s major collection relating to the event. In remembrance of the storm which was not only a disaster for humans with the loss of fifty one lives when the interisland ferry Wahine… Read more »

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There are some new and exciting exhibitions with collection items from Te Papa out there. Falling through the Antipodes III, 1991, Parker, Richard (1946– ), Kaeo. Commissioned 1991, in partnership with Expo NZ 1992 Ltd and the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand. Objectspace Gallery runs an exhibition about the works of Richard… Read more »

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Goblin Market

If you happen to be in Australia then visit the exhibition Looking for fairies: The Victorian Tradition at Bendigo Art Gallery to see our famous painting Goblin market by Frank Craig along with Jean McKay’s watercolour In the land of toadstools on display until 28 November 2010. From Bendigo it is just a two-hour drive… Read more »

Phar Lap exhibition unveiled in Melbourne today!

  • Heart bikkies
  • Horse head bikkies!
  • Carrot cake cupcakes!
  • Phar Lap's skeleton - media madness!

There was a palpable air of excitement around Melbourne Museum< Australia, as people queued and tv crews jostled at the starting gate of the revamped Phar Lap display.  The exhibit was officially opened by Victoria’s Minister for Racing, Hon. Rob Hulls, with speeches by Museum Victoria’s Director, Dr. Patrick Greene, and Michael Houlihan, Te Papa’s Chief… Read more »