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NZ Artist Michael Parekowhai in WWI Centenary Exhibition

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 3:43 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum, with support from Creative New Zealand and the University of Auckland, announce the next chapter in its First World War Centenary Programme, a new exhibition from renowned New Zealand artist Michael Parekowhai. More >>

Auckland Museum Welcomes The Brand New World of Wearableart

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 4:27 pm | Auckland Museum

Opening Friday 21 November, Auckland Museum hosts the brand new World of WearableArt™ exhibition prior to it embarking on a worldwide tour. Every year over 50,000 people vie for tickets to the WOW® Awards shows in Wellington; this new exhibition will ... More >>

Auckland Museum Medals awarded

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:43 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum has honoured the careers of four outstanding individuals in its annual Museum Medals ceremony. The Auckland Museum Medals for 2014 were presented at a function at the Museum on 23 September 2014, to: More >>

Illuminate Peace Day this weekend, smart talks, LATE

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:37 pm | Auckland Museum

Pack a picnic and grab a blanket, gather your friends and family, and come celebrate your community as the Museum hosts a special film projection on its Northern Façade which celebrates peace. In honour of the International Day of Peace, New Zealand ... More >>

Antarctica Comes to Auckland This August

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 1:21 pm | Auckland Museum

Antarctica Comes to Auckland This August in an Immersive New Exhibition Based Around Jane Ussher’s Iconic ‘Still Life’ Series More >>

New research shows dollar value of arts and culture

Friday, 30 May 2014, 11:43 am | Auckland Museum

For the first time in New Zealand, research has been used to determine the value of arts and culture and finds that the impacts of these activities go far beyond the sector itself. More >>

Auckland Museum’s lasting legacy - thanks to Lottery Grants

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 4:50 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum will take its WWI centenary commemorations ‘to the people’ after receiving significant funding from the Lottery Grants Board. More >>

Experience the World of Wearableart as Never Seen Before

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:02 pm | Auckland Museum

A brand new exhibition from the World of WearableArt™ (WOW) opens on the 21st November at Auckland War Memorial Museum prior to embarking on a worldwide tour. More >>

Animated Aotearoa

Friday, 14 March 2014, 2:27 pm | Auckland Museum

For a limited time, Auckland Museum presents a New Zealand animation showcase courtesy of the New Zealand Film Archive. The films date from the early 20th century to today, and employ animation techniques from claymation and puppetry to drawn animation and ... More >>

Auckland Museum's season of marine draws to a close

Friday, 25 October 2013, 2:58 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum's marine exhibition Moana - My Ocean has one long weekend left before it closes but it has already broken visitation records attracting more than 160,000 visitors in the four months since it opened. More >>

Meet the future at Auckland Museum’s TEDxYouth event

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 3:15 pm | Auckland Museum

What do the national director of NCEA Campus, the creator of the world’s longest piano, the founder of anti-shark finning campaign “Stop the Finning” and a sailor who circumnavigated the globe alone have in common? They’re all under 25 years ... More >>

NZSA/Auckland Museum Research Grant Seeks Submissions!

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 11:26 am | Auckland Museum

The Auckland Museum and New Zealand Society of Authors are once again delighted to offer three RESEARCH grants in 2014 to assist writers wishing to undertake research for a writing project. The grants create an opportunity for three writers to utilise ... More >>

Museum lights up to welcome Emirates Team NZ home

Monday, 30 September 2013, 11:28 am | Auckland Museum

Red, white and black will be the Auckland War Memorial Museum’s new lighting colour scheme for the next three nights as the country welcomes Emirates Team New Zealand home. More >>

Auckland Museum powers up with Meridian

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 2:56 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum – already recognised for green initiatives – is extending its programme for energy efficiency by installing a solar panel system on its roof by January 2014, thanks to a partnership with Meridian Energy. More >>

Learning centre investment in south Auckland welcomed

Saturday, 7 September 2013, 12:50 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira welcomes the announcement today [Saturday, 7 September] by Minister Chris Finlayson and Mayor Len Brown of a project to investigate a national centre for collections, learning and touring in south Auckland. ... More >>

Kiwi researcher helps net world’s first giant squid

Sunday, 1 September 2013, 12:18 pm | Auckland Museum

A research assistant role turned into an once-in-a-lifetime experience for Severine Hannam when the scientific expedition she was on captured the world’s first footage of a giant squid in its natural environment. More >>

Auckland Museum Medals awarded, Research Advisory Panel

Friday, 30 August 2013, 5:06 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum has honoured the careers of three outstanding researchers and unveiled an Advisory Panel to guide the development of its Research Centre. More >>

TEDx Youth Auckland - Call for entries!

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 3:47 pm | Auckland Museum

19 OCT 2013 TEDx Youth Auckland Auckland Museum Call for entries! Tell us your fresh marine-related ‘ideas worth spreading’ at www.TEDxYouthAuckland.com Full Details here: http://img.scoop.co.nz/media/pdfs/1308/TEDxYouthAuckland_CallForSpeakers.pdf ... More >>

LATE at the Museum

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 11:04 am | Auckland Museum

Overfishing, one-use plastics and farming run-off threatening our oceans: LATE at the Museum More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum to be lit blue this evening

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 10:44 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum will tonight mark the birth of His Royal Highness Prince of Cambridge by lighting the exterior of the building blue. More >>

 

 

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