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Unpacked: Treasures from Te Papa

12 Dec 2013 - 17 Apr 2016

Whangarei Art Museum

Te Papa Touring exhibition

  Watch and listen to arts multimedia

<P><EM>Unpacked: Treasures from Te Papa</EM> brings a selection of masterpieces from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa to Whangarei Art Museum Te Manawa Toi and Waikato Museum. Each work is on display for three months.</P> <P>This exhibition now touring to: <P><A href="">Whangarei Art Museum</A>: 12 December 2013 to 17 April 2016</P><P><A href="">Waikato Museum</A>: 20 June 2014 to 14 June 2015</P> <P><A href="">More information about Te Papa's touring exhibitions</A></P>
Selected Works

The blowing up of the Boyd

Louis John Steele, and Kennett Watkins



Sir Edward J. Poynter Bt. (Baronet)


Fay and Jane Birkinshaw

Rita Angus


Rozzie at Pisa

Grahame C. Sydney


Still life: Self-portrait

Frances Hodgkins

circa 1935

Head of a girl

Raymond F. McIntyre

circa 1922

Mountain Stream, Otira Gorge

Petrus van der Velden

circa 1893

Chester Karnofsky

Peter Stichbury


Toys' tea party

Michael D. Smither


Monsieur Philemon Toleafoa

Edith Amituanai


The Amituanai family Lotu

Edith Amituanai