‘Collecting the Collective’: Matariki Williams in conversation with Sophie Thorn

Thursday 5 March, 5.30pm


Join us as Curator Mātauranga Māori at Te Papa Tongarewa, Matariki Williams (Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Hauiti, Taranaki, Ngāti Whakaue) and Adam Art Gallery Collection Officer Sophie Thorn discuss some of the challenges posed by incorporating work by the Mata Aho Collective into a collection. Key questions about the nature of art and the purpose of collecting will be explored from the differing perspectives of the academy and the museum.


  • Free


  • Thu 05 Mar


  • 5:30 pm


  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • Gate 3, Kelburn Parade
  • Wellington 6012