As a curator, when you develop an exhibition large or small, your heart and mind travels into this particular zone for quite some time. As.....
Tai Tamariki Kindergaten have written this great article for the forthcoming ecARTnz magazine about their creative response to the two China exhibitions held recently at.....
On Sunday 24th August we celebrated the launch of our kids audio guide for visitors to the Ngā Toi / Arts Te Papa exhibition......
I need your help to identify the buildings and locations in a small selection of early cartes-de-visite photographs which are mostly of Whanganui. These photographs.....
It is with sadness that we farewell Helen Mason, potter, first editor of the New Zealand Potter and great friend and mentor of the craft/arts.....
A special part of Te Papa’s new rehang of Framing the View (part of Nga Toi Arts Te Papa on level 5 of the museum).....
Can you spot the arrow in the sky? This photographic postcard by photographer, James Daroux, was sent by Herman Wollerman to his father in Wellington.....
Peek into wild landscapes. Hear Dame Suzie Moncrieff talk about the secrets behind the creative spectacle that is a World of WearableArt™ show. See Matariki.....
Having trouble pronouncing kupu Māori? Many people are so afraid of giving it a go, they would much rather just give it a miss. Believe.....
The novel The Luminaries is set in Hokitika in 1866 with most of the story taking place amongst a selection of businesses in Revell Street......
Alain de Botton's animated guide – video
Slavery exhibition featuring black actors chained in cages shut down in London
A specialist in helping to protect museum and art gallery treasures from natural disasters and illegal art trafficking, Dr Hans-Martin Hinz, has some cautionary tales and lots of good advice for our cultural institutions (9:38)
Dunedin is awash in ceramics, and a strange art law case in Texas sees a famous work turned into a one-item museum (11:46)
Jean Nouvel’s designs for the new National Art Museum of China revealed
Does 'immersive theatre' mean anything these days when the term has become so ubiquitous?
A fascinating new book charts not only the increasing presence and importance of African Americans in film, but also how they have been portrayed on posters by artists in Hollywood and beyond
Vogue’s Guide to the Coolest Little City in the World: Wellington, including Te Papa
As Mark Amery's visual arts column for the Dominion Post ends he considers the current position of art criticism and commentary in the mainstream media
Te Papa wholeheartedly congratulates Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Head of Arts & Visual Culture, who received the Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) during an investiture ceremony at Government House in Auckland on the 20 August 2014. A
Walters Prize 2014 finalist Kalisolaite 'Uhila says he turned his life around after starting a family and getting into art
In 1977 the Dowse Art Gallery in Lower Hutt hosted Peter Peryer’s first solo show, just a couple of years after he took up photography. Peter Peryer: A Careful Eye has opened at The Dowse marking the four decades of work since that first exhibition. (12'