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People say time flies when you retire, but Otago Museum’s Honorary Curator of Entomology, Associate Professor Steve Kerr is taking that literally.
Nominations for the upcoming exhibition 100 women, 100 words… infinite possibilities, recently closed, and Otago Museum received over 300 nominations for women and girls who have inspired those around them to engage with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
While Otago carefully begins to return to normal activity, eight newly funded community research project teams are also planning for their year ahead.
Who are the South’s women of STEM? Otago Museum seeking nominations
We're bringing the Museum to the public. Virtually at least.
*Monday 23 March* As of 3pm today, the Museum is closed until further notice. We will advise of any changes or new information as it comes to hand. Please look after your people and stay safe. Kia kaha. *Sunday 22 March* We are open, and have implemented a visitor register so we can easily contact our visitors if we need to. Details will be kept strictly private and destroyed after a month. There are forms at the cafe and at the main entrance. We have reduced our planetarium screening schedule so we have time to clean between shows and so there is room for...
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.
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...
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.
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