Dozens of children - and their parents - were bugging out at
the sight of creepy-crawlies at the weekend.
About 1000 people visited the Otago Museum's new free
exhibition, ''Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts'', during
its opening weekend.
Recently appointed Otago Museum conservator Nyssa Mildwaters
is excited to have taken on the challenge of helping protect
and conserve the museum's two million objects, large and
For the first time, Otago Museum has created a bespoke range
of 3-D printed jewellery as exhibition merchandise.
Planning has begun for the next annual Museums Aotearoa
Conference, which will be held at the Otago Museum next year.
Otago Museum's first Maori curator, Migoto Eria, was given a
full Maori ceremonial welcome at the museum yesterday as she
began her new job.
In the first of a new series on the little-known stories
behind some of Dunedin's collections, Otago Museum reveals
how part of the fabled HMS Bounty fetched up in Dunedin.
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is interviewing
candidates for three key jobs as the museum moves to
strengthen its collections-related staffing.
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin has welcomed a new
compromise option involving proposed cycleways that could
allow the Otago Museum to keep some of its nearby parking.
Otago Museum officials are planning to continue a dramatised
''whodunnit?'' series after the success of a recent event
focusing on one of the world's most baffling maritime
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