Brennan Wines official wine partner of Te Papa Foundation
In 2021 the Foundation proudly cemented its relationship with Brennan Wines as the Foundation’s official wine partner.
Hands-on education grows with new Kiln
A great success of the Te Papa Foundation in 2021 saw the purchase of a kiln for the Learning Programmes team, thanks to the continued generous support of the Withiel Fund Charitable Trust.
New stereo-microscope unveils layers of history
Te Papa Foundation are delighted to announce its goal of acquiring a new stereo-microscope and specialist camera attachment has been achieved, through the generous support of Webb’s.
Rita Angus comes to life at Te Papa
Over the course of 2020 and 2021 the Te Papa Foundation actively fundraised to support Te Papa’s efforts to bring the works of Rita Angus to the walls of Toi Art, with the Rita Angus New Zealand Modernist exhibition, at Te Papa until 25 April 2022.
Alexander Shaw Tapa Sampler arrives at Te Papa
Te Papa recently acquired the Alexander Shaw Tapa Sampler, made possible with the generous support of the Disney Art Trust and Te Papa Foundation.
Te Papa Foundation supporting exhibitions
Last year the Te Papa Foundation were delighted to be in a position to partner with some of Te Papa’s key blockbuster exhibitions.
Closing of Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow
This month saw the conclusion of our iwi-in-residence exhibition; Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow. We take a look at the journey Te Papa has been on with this iwi over the last four years of their residency.
Foundation UK's first in-person event in two years
A cocktail and canape event was held in London on Friday 15th October, the first in-person event for the UK Te Papa Foundation for two years. Generously hosted at the home of Craig Fenton and Meredith Townsley-Fenton, we were joined by 30 guests who enjoyed delicious canapés made by food blogger Meredith and a mixologist providing freshly-made cocktails.
Chris and Kathy Parkin host donor event in Martinborough
In early November we held an intimate garden event in Martinborough with the support of Chris and Kathy Parkin, who recently gifted the Foundation a significant piece of art - ‘That Vase’ by Dame Robin White.