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Finding your muse

3 AugCollections / Community / Exhibitions

Creative Journeys members (from left) Alain Ndicunguye, Lily Harper, Tania Wildbore, Sally McGovern and Conrad Ryan, in front of “We Belong”, a piece that they and more than 30 others...

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Zen and the Art of Ceramic Storage

8 SepCollections / Exhibitions

Contrary to what they may tell you, the people who look after all the precious items in museum collections do not spring fully formed from Zeus’ forehead. They must be trained. In the Heritage...

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Thinking inside the Box

12 AugCollections / Community

Where were you when the Queen came to town? For many, Queen Elizabeth’s 1954 tour of New Zealand was the opportunity of a lifetime. It’s estimated that three quarters of all New Zealanders...

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From Palmy to Shetland: Pictures of a rug.

21 MarCollections

Snap! Photographing a rug is no small feat when that rug is more than 150 years old. Last week our collections team worked with photographer David Lupton to capture an early ‘taatit’...

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