Otago Museum

Motorbikes at museum

Motorbikes at museum

Lovers of motorcycles new and old will have plenty to see when a big show opens at the Otago Museum's special exhibitions gallery today.

Steampunk twist

Steampunk twist

Peter Fleury, of Dunedin, otherwise known as Mortimer Merriweather the opportunistic safari guide, enjoys a cup of tea at a Victorian-themed picnic held by the Les Belles Vilaines dance group at the Otago Museum Reserve on Saturday.

Cultural institution teamwork is the plan

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is keen to join forces with other museums and cultural organisations in order to seek more Government funding for regional museums and similar institutions.

Museum job applicants high quality director says

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is pleased with the ''high quality'' of applicants for the museum's vacant commercial director role, during a time of ''significant change'' at the institution.

Centre now is found

The Otago Museum's relocated Search Centre is getting more use now that it is easier to find.

Motorcycles rolling in for upcoming show

Motorcycles rolling in for upcoming show

More motorcycles have arrived at the Otago Museum as preparations continue for a big motorcycle show, which will open next month.

Butterfly house approval change

When it comes to their presence in the animal kingdom, lions, elephants and tropical butterflies represent polar opposites, but all are classified as equally hazardous when on the run.

Museum's zombie tours hit with youngsters

Museum's zombie tours hit with youngsters

Children with brains are in demand at the Otago Museum.

Historian speaks on Otago designers

Otago's long history of design innovation was celebrated at Otago Museum last night.

Another museum employee leaving

Otago Museum marketing and development co-ordinator Juliet Pierce is to leave the museum in November, in the latest in a recent series of staff departures.

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