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Re: Emerging – a comparison of design through time

Friday, 1 March 2019, 4:37 pm | Otago Museum

People arriving at Dunedin Airport will soon have a new perspective on Otago Museum. A new display, timed for iD Dunedin Fashion Week, opens on 1 March, called Re: Emerging . More >>

OM receives TWO Tuia grants

Monday, 25 February 2019, 9:45 am | Otago Museum

Otago Museum’s two applications to the Lottery Tuia - Encounters 250 Programme have been successful, netting $370 000 for community outreach programmes aimed at young people. More >>

Presenting the Quantum Shorts film festival finalists

Friday, 15 February 2019, 12:30 pm | Otago Museum

“Weirdly compelling,” was one judge’s comment. “A very adventurous concept,” said another. “Creative and funny,” came a third verdict. More >>

A rifle with history

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 4:07 pm | Otago Museum

Otago Museum Conservation staff are today dismantling the only Collier 2nd model flintlock revolving rifle held in public collections around the world. More >>

Women in Science – Girls are Boss!

Monday, 4 February 2019, 4:14 pm | Otago Museum

Otago Museum in collaboration with the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies is hosting a series of workshops to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11 February. The workshops are aimed at intermediate and ... More >>

Enter the Museum Collection

Friday, 1 February 2019, 4:35 pm | Otago Museum

On Thursday 7 February, a new display will open in the People of the World gallery at Otago Museum. More >>

100-year quest for Einstein’s gravitational waves

Friday, 18 January 2019, 12:19 pm | Otago Museum

Otago Museum is pleased to be co-hosting, with the Dodd-Walls Centre and the University of Otago, a free public talk by Professor Nergis Mavalvala on Thursday 31 January. More >>

Otago Museum frogs have new home

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:23 am | Otago Museum

The Museum has been home to a brown tree frog and a southern bell frog in a display inside the Nature galleries since about 1980. More >>

A week of wins

Monday, 3 December 2018, 4:34 pm | Otago Museum

A week of wins The Otago Museum has had a successful week with both funding and awards. More >>

Finding the line between mystery and knowledge

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 9:56 am | Otago Museum

In good time for the silly season, Otago Museum is opening its first ever planetarium Christmas show — an in-house production, Christmas Mysteries . More >>

20 years of beautiful amateur imagery

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 9:54 am | Otago Museum

The 20th annual Otago Wildlife Photography Competition opens for entries from all of Otago’s amateur photographers and videographers on Monday 19 November 2018. More >>

Knot Your Grandmother’s Knitting

Monday, 29 October 2018, 12:56 pm | Otago Museum

Dunedin-based Australian artist Michele Beevors is calling on the immense Otago Museum collection to provide the skeleton of a new artwork – literally. More >>

Inaugural H D Skinner lecture

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 12:08 pm | Otago Museum

The Friends of the Otago Museum are proud to sponsor the inaugural H D Skinner Memorial Lecture at 6pm on Thursday 11 October, as part of the Museum’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Attendees are invited to join the Friends for nibbles after the lecture. More >>

Portrait Exhibition Highlights Local Women

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 2:35 pm | Otago Museum

This September marks 125 years since New Zealand became the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote. Otago Museum has received funding from the Ministry for Women to create a project that will celebrate both the anniversary, ... More >>

Anthonie Tonnon returning to Perpetual Guardian Planetarium

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 1:45 pm | Otago Museum

Anthonie Tonnon returning to the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium Otago Museum is thrilled to announce a return season of Anthonie Tonnon’s A Synthesized Universe , with another six shows to be performed in the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium from ... More >>

Desperately Seeking Tuhura

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 3:29 pm | Otago Museum

Otago Museum is searching for one mystery visitor who shares their name with the Museum’s award-winning Tūhura Otago Community Trust Science Centre. More >>

Outreach heading out again

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 2:59 pm | Otago Museum

Outreach heading out again Following the successful Far from Frozen programme in Niue in August, the Otago Museum team is about to pack up and head to the Cook Islands. More >>

Discoverer's granddaughter to visit

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 11:38 am | Otago Museum

Earlier this year several Polynesian textile items were returned to Otago, where they were found 124 years ago. In July 1894, Robt Arthur Mathewson found a kete, three maro (waistcloths), two lengths of fine cordage, and a piece of bark cloth ... More >>

Conscious Consumption Meets Fashion for Recycling Week

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:53 pm | Otago Museum

Local sustainable fashion designer Fiona Clements, also known as Senorita AweSUMO, will present a showcase of garments handcrafted by students as solutions to the global problem of mounting waste, in a fashion show and presentation at the Otago Museum ... More >>

Otago Museum Launches New Website

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 9:18 am | Otago Museum

Embark on a virtual voyage of discovery with the brand new Otago Museum website! Now it’s even easier to find out what’s happening at your Museum and to turn your intention to visit into action – buy tickets online, book in for special programmes ... More >>



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