At Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, in the display which looks at
the finer side of life in Victorian Dunedin, is a reminder of
the days when household servants were employed in the city.
Young and old were busy in Dunedin yesterday remembering
those who did grow not old.
The Dunedin City Council will soon advertise for a new
director of the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, and closer links
with the Otago Museum also seem likely after recent talks.
Treat yourself to a truly gold experience.
Dunedin might have the Mc taken out of it, as an exhibition
opening at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum today questions
whether the city still warrants its ''Edinburgh of the
Tantalising questions about Dunedin's Scottish past and
whether the city is still ''the Edinburgh of the South'' will
be explored in a exhibition at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum
later this month.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum is alive with the sound of music
these school holidays as Jayden Jesudhass (9) teaches ukulele
to a packed class.
exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, a special
report on museums in The Economist and the success of
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum's new galleries shed light on
enduring challenges for museums - and point to new
Dunedin's ''incredible'' transformation from
mud-spattered frontier town into the first of New Zealand's
''great cities'' is highlighted in a recently-opened ''Ghosts
of Wall Street'' exhibition.
Toitu Otago Settlers Museum staff are working to clear a
backlog of more than 1400 items destined for its collection,
most given during a three-year freeze on new acquisitions.
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