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Exhibition opening and floor talk The Word Te Kupu
July 16, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join Anaru Rondon at the museum for the opening of an exhibition of the printed word told through items from his personal collection.
Anaru will present a floor talk on the night.
The Word – Te Kupu explores the impact of the written and printed word in the dissemination of knowledge, and the advancement of literacy and access to knowledge in societies over the centuries.
It contains examples from the 13th until the 20th century, and features illuminated manuscripts, historical newspapers, printed books, a book press, and printing blocks. This collection of manuscripts, rare books and documentary heritage taonga demonstrates chronologically the production, aesthetics, and knowledge that can be gleaned from the study of history and historical records, and their impacts on the advancement of society over time.