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.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection
For centuries in Europe, luxury goods were the preserve of the monarchy, Church, and nobility. But waves of change gave more people than ever before access to the beauty and sophistication of gold, fine furniture, silks, and lace.
Discover these objects of desire spanning 300 years of history.