Otago Museum

Museum exhibition details arranged

Museum exhibition details arranged

Key negotiations involving two major Chinese exhibitions with close links with the Otago Museum will take place in Shanghai, Dunedin's Chinese sister city, this week.

Museum director aiming to inspire

Museum director aiming to inspire

The Otago Museum can play a major role by helping inspire visitors to learn more about the world around them, newly appointed director Dr Ian Griffin says.

Search Centre not easily found, museum study finds

Search Centre not easily found, museum study finds

Otago Museum officials are scratching their heads about the best way of redeveloping the museum's somewhat neglected Search Centre.

Museum to put on big family show tomorrow

Up to 5000 people are expected to experience ''electrifying entertainment, crazy acts and live music'' during The Big Get Together, the Otago Museum's annual family fun event, tomorrow.

New museum director looks to future

New museum director looks to future

Otago Museum's newly-appointed director, British-born astronomer and museum specialist Dr Ian Griffin, needs no further convincing about the power of museums to change lives.

Enviro Gold for museum

The Otago Museum has won a tourism-related Enviro Gold award for the second year in a row from Qualmark, the country's official quality assurance system.

UK recruit to head Otago Museum

UK recruit to head Otago Museum

The Otago Museum's new director is Dr Ian Griffin, a British-born professional astronomer, museum specialist and former Nasa head of public outreach.

Perfect score for Otago Museum

The Otago Museum has again been recognised as one of the top tourism businesses in the country, having gained a perfect score three years in a row from Qualmark, the New Zealand quality assurance system, museum officials said.

Museum names wing for ex-CEO

Museum names wing for ex-CEO

Long-serving former Otago Museum chief executive Shimrath Paul has been granted a rare honour- having a wing at the museum named after him.

Quakes exhibition an emotional experience

Quakes exhibition an emotional experience

A touring show at the Otago Museum, which conjures up the heartbreak and hopes arising from the Canterbury earthquakes, has attracted more than 25,000 visitors, many finding it a highly emotional experience.

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