21 July, 2017. Their Royal Highnesses, Crown Prince Tupouto‘a ‘Ulukalala and Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku‘aho opened the travelling exhibition featuring Japan’s handcrafted form traditions and techniques on Thursday noon, 20th July 2017 at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel.
By K. Emma Ng
15 May, 2017. It is not often that you see a museum curator take off her shoes at a patrons’ event, especially at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met). But less than an hour after I met Maia Nuku, the museum’s associate curator for Oceanic art, she was in stockinged feet, ready to help unfold a 17-foot-long ngatu (painted barkcloth) by visiting Tongan artist Visesio Siasau.