Oceania Live! Catch up on our video tour of the exhibition

Published 4 October 2018

Take a look inside our Oceania exhibition in this video tour, hosted by the RA’s Artistic Director Tim Marlow, which features a very special musical performance in the galleries.

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    Catch up on our live broadcast

    RA Artistic Director Tim Marlow presents an introduction to Oceania, our landmark exhibition of the diverse art of the region, from historic treasures to stunning contemporary works.

    Peter Brunt, exhibition co-curator
    Nicholas Thomas, exhibition co-curator
    Mata Aho Collective, artists
    John Pule, artist
    Megan Tamati-Quennell, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
    GAFA Arts Collective, London-based Samoan arts collective, performing with Michael Parekowhai’s He Kōrero Pūrākau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand River, 2011

  • Oceania is in the Main Galleries until 10 December 2018.

    • Installation view of the Gods and Ancestors room

      Book now for Oceania

      Until 10 Dec 2018

      ★★★★★ “A stupendous odyssey through the superb art and fascinating culture of the Pacific… A blockbuster and then some.” – The Guardian.

      Oceania brings together around 200 exceptional works from public collections worldwide, and spans over 500 years. From shell, greenstone and ceramic ornaments, to huge canoes and stunning god images, we explore important themes of voyaging, place making and encounter.