Monday, November 29, 2010


"One of our problems with the current facility ... is that we don't have the space to do justice to our art. If we could, I'd put the whole damn lot out.”
Sir Wira Gardiner, Chair Te Papa Board

"You've got art at the top of the building. You have to take two lifts to get to it and that's not easy. If you were taking a slightly cynical view, you would say art is being sent back to the attic."
Te Papa chief executive Mike Houlihan

" [I] would really like to leave Wellington with a new national art gallery".
Chris Parkin, Te Papa Board member

Te Papa’s born again approach to the arts announced today as a new National Art Gallery is proposed to sit next to Te Papa. The full story here in the Dominion Post.

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