18 Feb 2018

20 years of Te Papa

From Standing Room Only, 12:17 pm on 18 February 2018

Te Papa - Our Place - has had a chequered career since it opened on Wellington's waterfront 20 years ago. The idea of merging our national museum and art gallery collections into one purpose-built site was both bold and heavily criticized. The deliberately "abstract" design for Te Papa had its passionate fans, and foes.