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This Month At Auckland Museum

This Month At Auckland Museum

This March: celebrate Pasifika, experience Groupe F, immerse yourself at WOW, debate the big questions of science, and more.


SCIENCE CLUB LIVE LAUNCHES


From sex to extinction to the science of music – you’re invited to debate the big issues at our new six-week Science Club LIVE series.

Auckland Museum has created the series in partnership with BBC Knowledge to run alongside the new TV series Science Club which premieres on the Sky Network, channel 074, this weekend. Hosted by science lover and Radio Live presenter Graeme Hill, the one-hour Science Club LIVE sessions will run every Wednesday evening from 6pm with intelligent talk, wine and nibbles and the chance to debate the big science ideas raised in the latest episode of Science Club. Tickets are very limited so book now.
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WOW: CLOSING SOON!


Thousands of visitors have already grabbed the chance to see the incredible World of WearableArt garments up close in the Off The Wall exhibition. If you haven’t seen it yet you’ve only two weeks left – come and see this stunning free exhibition and enter the draw to win two tickets to the 2013 World of WearableArt show

Closes Sunday 24 March, FREE entry. Read more



GROUPE F PRESENTS THE BREATH OF THE VOLCANO


The sky above Auckland Museum will come alive tonight with the first of three incredible pyrotechnic shows from Groupe F. Breath of the Volcano is premiering in Auckland and uses our own volcanic landscape as inspiration for the show. Groupe F has wowed audiences around the world – don’t miss your chance to see one of only three shows.
Thursday 7 - Saturday 9 March, charges apply. Read more here



AUCKLAND MUSEUM AT PASIFIKA

Come and visit us this weekend at Auckland’s vibrant Pasifika Festival at Western Springs. At the Auckland Museum stand you can try out some Pacific crafts or follow our Adorning the Pacific taonga trail. See you there – this year the festival is running over Saturday and Sunday!

Check out our Adorning the Pacific programme here



WHITE NIGHT


We’re part of the Auckland Arts Festival’s White Night celebrations next week. Join us after hours on Saturday and take your time wandering through our beautiful galleries or see WOW’s Off The Wall exhibition before it closes. There are family activities and special tours and after you’ve taken in everything the museum has to offer, step outside to enjoy special lighting of the Domain and the museum’s façade. And best of all, it’s all FREE!
Sat 16 Mar, 6PM - 12AM, FREE. Read more here


MYMUSEUM: FREE FOR AUCKLANDERS


If you have already signed up for a card then you will soon receive your new FREE card in the post. This card is your passport to wander, discover and experience all the Museum has to offer, for free. If you haven’t, simply bring along proof of residence next time you visit and sign up for your MyMuseum card at the information desk.

Read more here


SUNDAY ART CLUB: STARTS THIS WEEKEND


Join author and illustrators Sandra Morris and Nina Rycroft in these interactive workshops and bring your artwork to life with our collections as inspiration. There are two sessions to choose from: Land of the Giants and Art in the Museum.

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