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Museums Aotearoa Membership Adopts National Repatriation Policy

Monday, 28 June 2021, 5:34 pm | Museums Aotearoa

The adoption of the National Repatriation Policy for Kōiwi Tangata and Associated Burial Taonga within Aotearoa, by the Museums Aotearoa membership at their AGM on Thursday 24 June, was a significant milestone for the repatriation movement in Aotearoa ... More >>

Executive Director Stepping Down

Friday, 18 June 2021, 12:10 pm | Museums Aotearoa

 Museums Aotearoa announced today that Phillipa Tocker, Executive Director of Museums Aotearoa will be stepping down from her role after sixteen years at the helm. “The last year has challenged everyone everywhere and COVID-19 has had a ... More >>

British High Commissioner Announces Prestigious Scholarship

Friday, 28 February 2020, 5:12 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Her Excellency Laura Clarke, British High Commissioner, has named Jane Groufsky as The Clark Collection Scholar for 2020. Her Excellency says she is delighted to make the announcement as the Scholarship supports the sharing of cultural links and ... More >>

Otago and Tairāwhiti Museum clean up at NZ Museum Awards

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 9:07 am | Museums Aotearoa

Otago and Tairāwhiti Museum clean up at ServiceIQ NZ Museum Awards More >>

Biculturalism, Repatriation and Curating Indigenous Art

Friday, 17 May 2019, 2:24 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Museums Aotearoa is excited to welcome two renowned curators of Indigenous art to the Museums Aotearoa 2019 Conference (MA19) taking place in Wellington 23 -24 May 2019. More >>

More entries and new categories make awards choices hard

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 12:33 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Finalists have been selected for the ServiceIQ NZ Museum Awards 2019. Judging this year was especially hard with so many high quality entries to choose from. More >>

Museums and galleries are delivering value

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 8:05 pm | Museums Aotearoa

A new report analysing data from New Zealand museums and their visitors shows that cultural institutions are making an active contribution to cultural well-being, social cohesion and the economy, in addition to their vital role as kaitiaki of knowledge ... More >>

2018 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards - WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Monday, 21 May 2018, 9:32 am | Museums Aotearoa

The most engaging, visionary, resourceful and innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated this evening with a gala at event at Christchurch Art Gallery. More >>

ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards: Finalists revealed

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 1:24 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Eight expert judging panels have selected the 26 finalists who will contend for top honours at the 2018 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards. Around 300 museum professionals from around New Zealand will gather in Christchurch in May for Museums Aotearoa's ... More >>

Judges Announced for ServiceIQ NZ Museum Awards 2018

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 9:36 am | Museums Aotearoa

Museums Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of the judging panels for the New Zealand Museum Awards 2018. These prestigious Awards celebrate best practice within the world of museums, art galleries, archives and libraries. More >>

Museums Fear Unaffordable Fire Levy

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:39 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Museums Aotearoa says that the new Fire Service Levy set to come into force from July 2017 could place an unequitable burden on arts, culture and heritage institutions and places them and our national collections at risk. Submissions are due today on ... More >>

Cultural sector on agenda for Museums Australasia Conference

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 5:21 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Forget matching museum programmes to the school curriculum and focus instead on inspiring curiosity in kids and teaching critical thinking. More >>

ServiceIQ 2015 Museum Awards Announced

Friday, 8 May 2015, 9:23 am | Museums Aotearoa

Air New Zealand 75 Years, WW1 projects by Toitū and Expressions, science explained at MOTAT, Mataura and Hawke's Bay social history – in a year full of commemorations and celebrations, an exciting range of exhibitions and projects have been acknowledged ... More >>

2015 NZ Museums Awards - Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 9:35 am | Museums Aotearoa

Creamy Psychology, Wellington City Gallery’s captivating survey of the intriguing work of art photographer Yvonne Todd, a look back at 75 years of flight with Air New Zealand currently on show at Te Papa, and several innovative WWI exhibitions ... More >>

Announcement: NZ Museum Awards 2014 – WINNERS

Friday, 4 April 2014, 3:29 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Hawke's Bay both hosted and won this year's NZ Museum Awards. Guests packed the Ballroom at Napier's War Memorial Centre on Thursday 3 April to celebrate the best of the best of museum and gallery projects from around the country, including two local ... More >>

National museum and gallery focus on Hawke's Bay

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 3:31 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Over 200 museum and gallery professionals are converging on Hawke's Bay this week. 'The Business of Culture', this year's Museums Aotearoa conference, will explore the implications and opportunities that business models bring to cultural institutions. More >>

NZ Museum Awards 2014 Finalists

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 4:20 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Rather than seeing the museum or gallery as a place which audiences passively visit, many of the finalists in the 2014 NZ Museum Awards have reached out beyond their walls. From Auckland to the far south, covering everything from fine art to scientific ... More >>

Inaugural Museums Aotearoa Awards, 10 April 2008

Friday, 4 April 2008, 1:58 pm | Museums Aotearoa

Museums Aotearoa will present three awards for excellence at its 2008 annual conference in Dunedin next week. More >>

NZ’s 100s of Museums, Art Galleries - Museum Day

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 12:27 am | Museums Aotearoa

New Zealand has over 500 museums, galleries and related organisations – that is approximately one for every 8,000 New Zealanders. We have more than twice as many museums per head of population as Canada or the UK, and five times as many as France ... More >>

Museums Aotearoa announces travel bursaries

Monday, 4 July 2005, 11:44 am | Museums Aotearoa

Public gallery and museum professionals from throughout New Zealand will have the opportunity to share idea and experiences with their colleagues in Australia, thanks to Museums Aotearoa and Creative New Zealand. More >>