Friday, May 25, 2012

What $1.25 million buys you in Museum Land

"Mr Houlihan said that, while he was not offering the council control over what went into Te Papa, he was offering more "creative input". For example, if Wellington wanted to market itself as a science and technology hub, councillors or the mayor could not order a corresponding exhibition. However, Te Papa could arrange science days." 

For only $24,000 a week Te Papa CE offers to bend over sideways to make Te Papa more of a Wellington based museum in the DomPost 24/5/12. Image: a chemistry beaker