Toi Te Papa Art of the Nation: 1940-today

Exhibition date:
14 October 2004 to 01 June 2012
New Zealand
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Toi Te Papa Art of the Nation was a major celebration of New Zealand’s rich and diverse artistic heritage. This long-term exhibition showcased hundreds of impressive art works from Te Papa’s collections.

Iconic works from major artists like C F Goldie, Colin McCahon, Rita Angus, Ralph Hotere, Gretchen Albrecht, and Shane Cotton sat alongside lesser-known treasures. Recurring themes and art movements were explored.