Each year, the history curators take design students from Massey University though Te Papa’s collections behind the scenes. The students choose an item to inspire their own design and it’s around this time of year we see what they’ve created. Curator Claire Regnault shares some of the fabulous designs.
There are a number of paintings by Frances Hodgkins (1869-1947) in the latest season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa – Te Papa’s new, changing programme of art from the national collection and beyond. Among them are familiar favourites waiting to be revisited – including Hodgkins’ wonderful impressionistic view of a group of