Photographs from Te Papa’s collection will respond to the major Surrealism exhibition opening in Toi Art in June
Herbarium specimens stored at Te Papa for almost 150 years may be those of German botanist Johannes Fluegge (1775-1816), whose botanical garden was destroyed by French troops in 1813 and botanical collections thought to be lost.
We were deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bill Hammond. Hammond made a huge contribution to New Zealand art over the past 40 years. Best known for his magical, haunting bird paintings, his work has engaged deeply with Aotearoa’s environmental and colonial history.
Te Papa Exhibition Designer Rosanne Kwan and Curator Modern Art Lizzie Bisley offer insights into the Surrealist Art exhibition that will open at in Toi Art in June.
Research Assistant and MSc student Jennifer Alderton-Moss has been awarded one of 10 scholarships by the Department of Conservation.