Lighting for the future 

Tuesday 17 April , 9am - 4.30pm
City Gallery
Wellington  , Wellington 
$50 pay on the day

This will cover:

The workshop will provide practical examples drawn from the museum context and offer tools and techniques:

  • Case study approach to link to the realities in your situation
  • Overview of lighting principles in a museum environment
  • Understanding the damage that all forms of lighting can do
  • Initiating the lighting design and utilising your lighting resources


Who will I meet?   

Christopher ‘Kit’ Cuttle – Kit has worked in the UK lighting and glass industries and in architectural lighting design consultancy, while gaining qualifications in electrical and illumination engineering, and architecture. Subsequently he has been Head of Graduate Education in Lighting at the Lighting Research Center, New York, and Senior Lecturer in Architecture at both the Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

ERCO – ERCO specialises in producing engineering hardware and software for architectural lighting creating optimum solutions for directing and controlling light. ERCO's indoor luminaries, outdoor luminaries and lighting control systems constitute an extensive range of lighting equipment for general, comprehensive, and architectural lighting settings.

Phillips SeleconA passion for performance was responsible for the formation of the company over twenty years ago and continues to fuel Selecon’s desire to listen, understand and respond to their colleagues in order to deliver better tools to light the 'theatre of life' - stages, retail, museums and galleries of the world; wherever creative lighting is being applied.

Steensen Varming – Steensen Varming follows a tradition of providing creative and technically innovative design solutions, through close consultation with the client, architects and other design team members. The success of this approach is illustrated by the successful delivery of a number of high profile projects and the establishment of Australian offices, together with numerous local and international industry awards.

You will also meet other museum personnel in your region – a great networking opportunity!


Who is it for?

This is an workshop which gives representatives from museums, art galleries, heritage organisations, the arts and cultural sector, iwi organisations a great opportunity to learn more about lighting and luminaries in a Museum and Art Gallery context.  This workshop is for museum and gallery professionals who have over five years experience in the museum sector.


How do I sign up?

  • Please contact Sally August at Te Papa - National Services Te Paerangi - or Freephone: 0508 NSTP HELP (0508 678 743)
  • The cost of this workshop is $50 to be paid on the day.  


What else do I need to know?

  • Bring a pen and paper to take notes
  • Morning & afternoon tea and lunch will be provided
  • Please be aware that your photo may be taken during the workshop, and photos may be used for National Services Te Paerangi purposes.