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Are We There Yet?

Monday, 23 July 2018, 12:39 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum continues to explore the ideas and themes sparked by the Are We There Yet? exhibition with a full day symposium on intersectional feminism and LATE 2018 smart talks around #MeToo and a conversation with Helen Clark. More >>

International Museum Day sees the launch of Raranga Matihiko

Friday, 18 May 2018, 9:57 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Today marks the global event, International Museum Day which aims to raise awareness about the importance of museums in society. The theme for International Museum Day 2018 is Hyperconnected Museums which aligns with the Auckland Museum’s five year ... More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum commemorates Anzac Day 2018

Monday, 23 April 2018, 2:15 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Four long years of bloody conflict came to an end in 1918, but not before the First World War had claimed the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians. More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum announces new Chairperson

Monday, 23 April 2018, 1:58 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum today announced the appointment of Orchid Atimalala to the role of Trust Board Chairperson, succeeding outgoing Chair Dr William Randall. Ms Atimalala will assume the role effective immediately. More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum Puts WWII Records Online

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:05 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

More than 100,000 WWII Army records are being made freely available for the first time through Online Cenotaph . Auckland Museum is inviting the public to add what they know to the records of New Zealand servicemen and women who served in the Second ... More >>

New WWI Gallery to Open at Auckland War Memorial Museum

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 8:39 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, Auckland War Memorial Museum opens a new gallery on October 10th, Pou Kanohi New Zealand at War, an enduring legacy of the First World War centenary period. More than 18,000 lives ... More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants 2017

Friday, 4 August 2017, 3:20 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Two WRITERS RESEARCH grants are now open for applications for writers working on a project that can utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library as part of the manuscript’s development. These grants are offered ... More >>

Auckland Museum hosts NZ's first official Wikimedian

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 1:37 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland Museum has hosted New Zealand’s first official Wikimedian-in-Residence . Susan Tolich of Victoria University has been working at the Museum for five weeks to enlist the Wikimedia community to utilise the Museum’s open collections and ... More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum wins two national awards

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 12:28 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Last night Auckland Museum was recognised with two awards at the annual 2017 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards, held at a gala function after the MA17 Museums Aotearoa conference, He Waka Eke Noa – Museums of Inclusion. More >>

Commemorate Anzac Day 2017 at Auckland War Memorial Museum

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:30 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

2017 marks 100 years since the battles of The Western Front. 2000 New Zealanders were killed and thousands were wounded in the battles for Messines and Passchendaele. More >>

Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

Friday, 9 December 2016, 11:42 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Explore the dynamic stories of Chinese life in New Zealand in Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey , a new exhibition celebrating 175-years of Chinese New Zealanders. More >>

Max Gimblett’s Art of Remembrance on display at Museum

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 9:38 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

The highly popular WWI commemoration project The Art of Remembrance has a new home at Auckland War Memorial Museum. From today, artist Max Gimblett’s commemorative art installation becomes Te Pourewa Whakamaharatanga, The Tower of Remembrance, installed ... More >>

Night at Auckland Museum: Time Warped

Friday, 9 September 2016, 10:34 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Calling all families! Bring a torch and your wildest imagination to explore Auckland Museum after hours at Night at Auckland Museum: Time Warped. More >>

Artists Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood at Museum

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:28 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

The exhibition Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu - Artists Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood at Auckland Museum is closing soon at Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira. More >>

Auckland Museum marks digital milestone of Future strategy

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 9:43 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Future Museum strategy has marked another milestone in delivery with close to one million records now free and available to the public online. More >>

Sit & Knit at Auckland Museum this June!

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 11:01 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum is hosting a ‘Sit & Knit’ with community sewing initiative Sew Love to promote the WWI Centenary Exhibition, Home Front . More >>

Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 9:22 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

A partnership with the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, Volume is the first major exhibition to tell the story of popular music in Aotearoa. More >>

Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood at Auckland Museum

Monday, 23 May 2016, 10:12 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira announces an exciting new exhibition of contemporary art this June: Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu: Artists Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood at Auckland Museum. More >>

Final weeks to see Air New Zealand 75 Years Exhibition

Friday, 8 April 2016, 10:47 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

There are only six weeks left to experience Air New Zealand 75 Years at Auckland War Memorial Museum. The hugely popular exhibition has had more than 200,000 visitors since opening in November last year. More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum Presents "in Flanders Fields"

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 9:00 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum Presents an Exclusive Concert – ‘in Flanders Fields: Jef Neve And Endurance in the First World War’ More >>

 

 

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