Short history of suffrage — the petition and the artwork

Date: Thursday 16th January, 10am to 12:15pm

Location: National Library Te Mātauranga te Puna o Aotearo

Cost: $10. Bookings essential. Book now

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Immerse yourself in suffrage

Spend two hours immersing yourself in suffrage.

The short history begins at He Tohu, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, with a guided viewing of the petition and an in-depth tour of the exhibition.

We then walk to Wellington Museum passing markers of some influential women on the way and visit the Suffrage in Stitches Exhibition which has returned for the summer.

Following time in the exhibition there is opportunity for tea and biscuits and a chat over the teacups with people who have been involved in the project.

Event timetable

Meet at National Library outside the exhibition for a 10:00am start
  • 10:00am: National Library host guides group through Suffrage in He Tohu
  • 10:45am: Leave National Library for walk to Wellington Museum
  • 11:10am: Visit Suffrage in Stitches exhibition, brief talk followed by viewing time
  • 11:40am: Tea and biscuits with opportunity to chat with people who have been involved in the project
  • 12:10pm: Short History finishes but it could be a good time to return to exhibition if you haven’t (finished)

This walk is rated easy and accessible. Appropriate walking and weather gear advised.

Bookings essential. Book now

Words A Short History Of Suffrage, image a hand holding a quill.