Upcoming Exhibitions at

Auckland Museum

Sat 9 Jun to Sun 27 May 2019, Sainsbury Horrocks Gallery

Secret World of Butterflies

Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns in our upcoming butterfly exhibition. Secret World of Butterflies features thousands of butterflies from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time. 

The exhibition explores the science of butterflies such as metamorphosis, anatomy and habitat and is perfect for young explorers and lovers of the natural world. 

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Are We There Yet? Women and Equality in Aotearoa




We celebrate 125 years of suffrage in New Zealand with a contemporary exhibition that uses this historic anniversary as a springboard to examine the successes and speed-bumps of gender equality so far, and where to next.

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Offsite Exhibition 

Volume South 

FRI 2 FEB - SUN 26 AUG 2018


Volume South is the South Auckland edition of our exhibition about making music in Aotearoa, hosted by Manukau Institute of Technology in Manukau. 

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