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Moira White

Curator, Humanities

Posts by Moira White for Blog:

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‘Probably going [to] Auckland for bird studies’ – Lily Daff writes to H D Skinner

1 September was World Letter Writing Day and Moira White, our Curator, Humanities, has been delving through Otago Museum's historical correspondence...

 

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Blumhardt Foundation means more art at Otago Museum

With the support of the Blumhardt Fund, Otago Museum has recently acquired an exciting group of additions to the crafted corner of our collections...

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Silver Island – World Book Day

“One of the best adventure stories young New Zealand has yet been given”, was the Herald reviewer’s summary of Edith Howes’ Silver Island, when it was published in 1928...

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Chess-ness

A Radio NZ interview early in the New Year discussing New Zealand’s 129th Chess Congress – played in Christchurch 2 – 12 January – reminded me of the sole chess set in Otago Museum’s collection...

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Reverend Dr Charles Elliot Fox

1920s honorary collector 

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Locking in a day for nylon stockings

A discussion of the finer things.

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Smock Shock!

Smocks, but not as you know them...

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Six Degrees of Separation

Happy World Book Day!

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Uncovering Pacific Pasts

OM is part of an international exhibition!

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A few of our favourite things.

Curators name their favourite items of 2019

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