Bug out at the Otago Museum these school holidays!

10 December 2014

Freaky science shows, adventure tours and a Dung Beetle Derby school holiday trail are sure to exterminate boredom this summer. 

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Have a Cracker of a Time at the Otago Museum

2 December 2014

Catch the jingle bug as Santa swings by the Otago Museum this Christmas! Join Santa and his elves for festive fun in the Victorian-inspired Animal Attic grotto and delve in to the lives of the little guys in the Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts exhibition. 

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Delve Into the World of Bugs at the Otago Museum

1 December 2014

Make way for the small but mighty, the misunderstood but essential, the weird and the wonderful – this summer at the Otago Museum. Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts promises to introduce visitors to the lives of these tiny, strange and special animals that make up over 80% of the world’s species. The exhibition opens on Saturday 20 December and runs through 10 May 2015.

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Touring Exhibition Looks at Architecture and Science of Building in Antarctica

17 November 2014

An international touring exhibition of Antarctic architecture that is pushing the boundaries of design in extreme environments, opens at Otago Museum next month. Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica promises to draw a diverse crowd of visitors. The exhibition, commissioned by the British Council and curated by the Arts Catalyst, highlights the constant interplay between art and science in Antarctic architecture and offers viewers a glimpse of the future of both. 

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Musical piece inspired by butterflies to premiere in Otago Museum Tropical Forest

10 November 2014

The Otago Museum will host the world premiere of University of Otago Mozart Fellow Jeremy Mayall’s latest composition, Flutter. The piece was inspired by the hundreds of exotic butterflies in the Museum’s Tropical Forest. 

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