Posts tagged with Exhibitions

Curious curios – all is revealed

  • Astroturf roof of Homegrown. Photographer Kirstie Ross
  • Mystery item 4, 1900s, GH002794, Te Papa
  • Mystery item 4, 1900s, GH002794, Te Papa
  • Mystery item 5, 1900s, GH002794, Te Papa

Yesterday I posted three mysterious objects from Te Papa’s history collections on the blog. The answers are below. But here’s another item to think about.  If you’re visiting Te Papa, you’ll see other curious curios in the area covered with astroturf in Slice of Heaven: 20th Century Aotearoa – an exhibiton about New Zealand last century…. Read more »

Building the Squid exhibition

Yesterday, 17 November, the exhibition team started to install the Colossal Squid exhibition. Wow – only 24 days to opening! The Squid exhibition is going to be installed into part of an existing exhibition space –  Mountains to Sea. So yesterday the hoardings were put up to block off the space and the install team came in…. Read more »