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*Friday 20 March* *We are aware that some of New Zealand’s museums have announced their closures today in response to the state of the COVID-19 outbreak in their communities。 We continue to follow Ministry of Health and Dunedin City Council advice and are remaining open for now。 We will continue to monitor the needs of our community and will respond accordingly。 * *Please do continue to visit us for now。* Yesterday, the Government announced a requirement that groups be smaller than 100 people – in our context, that means 100 people in one of our galleries or the café at any given time。 Tables have been removed from the café so。。。
Otago Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gerard O’Regan to the roles of Curator and Pouhere Kaupapa Māori.
A little later than its usual summer season, Otago Museum’s Otago Wildlife Photography Competition kicks off on Sunday 1 March this year.
秒速快3 Otago Museum has started the year with an appreciation for the arts, and internationally recognised artists are now on display and free to the public。 Following the popularity of Areez Katki: Bildungsoman, which was voted one of 2019’s top 50 exhibitions in Australasia, a new installation of work by acclaimed ceramicist Jim Cooper is now on display in the entrance to the People of the World gallery。 Entitled NO。 9: work made in a number nine year, the pieces are different from Cooper’s main body of work。 The installation retains his usual exuberance and spontaneity, but veers away from the cartoonish and comical figurines that he is famous for。 “I stay away from。。。
Otago Museum has extended the James Cameron – Challenging the Deep exhibition for two weeks, giving Dunedin residents – and out of town visitors – who have not yet visited a extra chance to do so before it leaves the city.
Otago Museum is thrilled to host Areez Katki’s acclaimed textile-based art exhibition, Bildungsroman, at the H D Skinner Annex opening on Saturday 11 January。
Dunedin’s Dr Barbara Anderson, who is passionate about all things moths, has just had a species named after her。 Ichneutica barbara is a moth within the Noctuid family, which is one of the largest moth families in the world。
In the spirit of Kris Kringle, the big cheerful man himself, Otago Museum is inviting the community to help make the holidays fun for all children.
Otago Museum’s Dr Claire Concannon is going to the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, and Dunedin is invited along for the ride!
Presently, Otago Museum is lucky enough to have two international researchers within their walls: Ariane Fennetaux, an Associate Professor from Université de Paris and Jonathon Paige, a PhD student from Arizona State University, are here studying the collection, and sharing their knowledge.
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