events+talks June
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Wednesday

20

June

POSTER ACTIVITY

protect our planet

Using the collage materials in Playspace, create a poster with a picture and a sentence on saving our wildlife and environment – you could choose a yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho) , some seals (kekeno), a whale (tohorā), a kiwi, or the kauri tree.

free
10.00am to 4.30pm
Saturday
2 June
to 30 June

PROFESSOR DAVID BELL

Friends Talk

MONKEY KINGS, FALLEN HEROES, AND UNREQUITED LOVE. How Japanese prints told the classic stories that captivated the imaginations of nineteenth century Tokyo. Professor David Bell, College of Education, University of Otago, will talk on works from the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (tsuki hyakushi), the last great series from the celebrated artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, to explain how Japanese prints told stories from the past. He explains how these popular culture images helped citizens of the new capital of Tokyo to appreciate the threads of their Japanese history and culture. 

free
10.30am to 11.30am
Wednesday
20 June