Private View: Royal Academy of Arts – Oceania


Marking 250 years since Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, join us for an exclusive private view of Oceania at the Royal Academy of Arts.

“This dazzling exhibition is like having the ocean roll under your canoe” – The Guardian

“An astonishing blast of a show” – Telegraph

Trinity alumni and their guests will have exclusive after-hours access to the Oceania exhibition, which has widely received 5 star reviews in the press.

Professor Nicholas Thomas (e2006) will be present to explain the involvement of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and point out the pieces that have come from Trinity’s collection.

Explore an extraordinary exhibition of art and culture from the Pacific Islands and dive into a worldwide collection spanning more than 500 years of history.

There will be a drinks and canapés reception as part of the evening.

Please note that bookings have now closed for this event. For further information please email


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