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Evening entertainment and lectures

While closing to the public at 5pm the Museum is a regular host to evening events.

Here you can find out what's on after hours.

  • LATE - CRISPR – Utopian or Dystopian? Post-Nature

    WED 10 OCT, 6PM - 9:30PM
    EVENT CENTRE, ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30**

    Just because something is bad, doesn't mean it isn't good – would it be a ‘tragedy’ not to take advantage of CRISPR gene-editing? Or does the real tragedy lie in creating a genetic upper caste?

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  • LATE - An evening with Helen Clark

    Sold out
    MON 3 SEP, 6PM - 9:30PM
    ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30**

    Join us this LATE for Helen Clark in conversation with Noelle McCarthy.

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  • LATE - #MeToo

    Past Event
    WED 15 AUG, 6PM - 9PM
    ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30**

    #MeToo – What does the movement really mean for our society? The #MeToo movement has inspired countless women, and some men, to share their experiences with sexual assault or harassment through the internet.

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  • Voyage though the South Pacific

    Past Event
    TUES 31 JULY, 6PM
    AUDITORIUM, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $5.00, GENERAL PUBLIC $10.00

    In this lecture, our Head of Natural Science, Tom Trnski will take you on a voyage through the South Pacific Islands, present some key findings from his recent expeditions and divulge some of the adventures of being a researcher in these remote islands.

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  • Fazioli International Piano Recital Series

    Fri 24 Aug, 7pm-9pm, Fri 5 Oct, 7pm-9pm and Fri 2 Nov, 7pm-9pm, Doors open from 6.30pm
    AUDITORIUM, SINGLE TICKETS – ADULTS $55, MEMBERS $45, STUDENTS $35, SEASON TICKETS – ADULTS $200, INSTITUTE MEMBERS $160, STUDENTS $140

    Back for an eleventh season, the legendary Fazioli piano recital series returns to Auckland Museum for four stellar performances over winter.

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  • An Adult Night at Auckland Museum - Secrets....shhh!

    Past Event
    SAT 7 & FRI 20 JUL, 8.30PM-11.30PM (ALL SOLD OUT)
    All Museum Galleries, Entry via Atrium

    Things are going bump in the night at Auckland Museum. Voices are heard. Shadows are moving. The objects are coming to life!

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