Arts Te Papa is changing…

We’re building a spectacular new art gallery and making changes online.

The Arts Te Papa website will be shutting down soon, but head to Collections Online to find your favourite works from New Zealand’s national art collection.

Find out more about the new art space

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Art exhibitions
Art exhibitions

Find out what's On the Wall – current and upcoming art exhibitions at Te Papa, from New Zealand's national collection and beyond.

Online magazine
Online Magazine

Off the Wall is a quarterly online art magazine of New Zealand art commentary, artist interviews, and the latest arts videos and audio.

Arts events

At the heart of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa is an ongoing programme of events for everyone: curator and artist talks, family activities, late-night events, performances, and more.

Arts media
Richard Stratton

Watch and listen to free art videos and audio tracks, including artist talks, curator commentaries, behind-the-scenes, and more.

Art education
Art education

Te Papa has a range of art education programmes and resources available for teachers and students.

Kids and families

Bring the whole family to our art galleries to enjoy interactive activities, draw a self-portrait, listen to our free kids' audio guide, become an art detective, and more.