Events programme

This exhibition is now closed.
The events listed below were organised around the exhibition, during its time at Te Papa.

The programme of events associated with this exhibition added depth and richness to the experience of seeing Rita Angus’s work.


Rita Angus SymposiumRITA ANGUS: Life & Vision Symposium


Te Papa, in association with the Friends of Te Papa, presented a one-day symposium on 13 September, in association with this exciting exhibition. This lively, pacy and varied day of discussion covered a range of subjects and themes in Rita Angus's work. It featured a stimulating line up of speakers, a panel of artists, and the exhibition’s curators.

> See the full programme and listen to the lectures



Art After Dark Toi o te PōArt After Dark - Toi o te Pō

Art After Dark is Te Papa's monthly art evening, every third Thursday of the month. Three evenings were presented in association with the Rita Angus: Life&Vision exhibition:

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Lunchtime floor talks

Every fortnight, curators William McAloon and Jill Trevelyan, and other guests offered lunchtime floortalks in the Rita Angus exhibition space.

  • 9 July - William McAloon
  • 23 July - Jill Trevelyan
  • 6 August - Lydia Wevers
  • 20 August - Tony Mackle
  • 3rd September - Jonathan Mane-Wheoki
  • 17th September - William McAloon
  • 1 October - Jill Trevelyan

Friends of Te PapaFriends of Te Papa

Enjoy an exclusive programme of special events for Friends, including private viewings of exhibitions and lectures, and many more benefits!

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All artworks are reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Rita Angus.