What's On @ Otago Museum | Week of 27 January 2020



After Dark @ OM is BACK with UnValentine's Day, Dunedin's coolest Valentine's Day party! Join us for a night of fun with a Radio One DJ, tattoos by Devon Smith (from $50), karaoke under the planetarium stars, tarot reading, photo booth, food trucks, and crafts with Stitch Kitchen!

Bring a date, mate, or anything in between!
Early bird tickets are only $10
Book at otagomuseum.nz/unvalentines


dddfd567-1303-42fa-ab8e-57f64f9df7ad.jpgYoga for Wellness

Hot Yoga Dunedin instructors lead a gentle hatha yoga class focusing on moving slowly through basic poses and using breath to remain present and mindful.

Suitable for all levels. Bring your own mat, towel, and drink. The temperature in the Tropical Forest ranges from 22°C to 35°C.

5.45pm, Wednesday 29 January, Wednesday 19 February, and Wednesday 11 March
$20 per session or $50 if you book all three at the same time
Tūhura Tropical Forest
Book here

5d396134-4496-47fe-b0eb-f492fd5f9cdb.jpgScience Under the Ice

Final talk with our NIWA experts!
Join Dr Drew Lohrer, a Principal Marine Ecologist at NIWA as he explores his unique field of research. Dr Lohrer can be found braving -2°C waters and diving under three metres of Antarctic sea ice to explore a hidden world filled with incredible creatures.

5.30pm – 6.30pm, Thursday 30 January 
Free | Barclay Theatre
More information here

e4dd1d80-4815-4efe-a561-f3a52e05098e.jpgPurposefully Broken
Mosaic Demonstration

Watch local mosaic artists energetically smash and cut tiles, followed by harmonious remaking, tiling, and sculpting of a collaborative art piece.

Get up close to take a look at different mosaic styles, explore ideas, and contemplate and discuss the beauty inherent in being broken.

Then it’s your chance to contribute, add a piece or two, and be part of the transformation.

1pm – 4pm, Saturday 1 February
Free | Atrium Level 1
More information here

827aa46b-6c62-4f45-8b02-8abc554c3908.jpgPicking Up the Pieces

Join a panel of dedicated community organisations at the coalface of hardship in our community.

Led by Senior Advisor from the Ministry of Education Pip Laufiso, representatives from local advocacy and support organisations will discuss the work that’s happening here to enable people to make change and to manage immediate situations.

2pm, Sunday 2 February
Barclay Theatre
Koha - donations will be distributed to the organisations
More information here