What's On at Auckland Museum
Experience the Secret World of Butterflies
Auckland Museum is the guardian of the world's largest collection of Māori treasures
Collections Online. Explore over 1 million records.
PCAP. Opening the collection for Pacific communities .
Stories. Read our special features, behind the scenes blogs and more.
Education. Book a class visit.
Engaging programmes for all year levels from ECE to Year 12
Browse and contribute to New Zealand's Online Cenotaph
Experience life as a WWI soldier in Pou Kanohi Gallery
Honour and remember New Zealand's servicemen and women.
Auckland Museum has a vision for the future.
Venue hire at Auckland Museum
WED 18 APR, 6.30PM,
HORSE AND TRAP, MT EDEN
For centuries, the role of museums has been to digest complexity and express it as pattern - a linear hang in an art museum or a historical display following a singular set narrative.
However, the digital revolution is disrupting this model - a multi-directional, interconnected yet distributed network of information is challenging the role of the museum in the 21st century.
Adam Moriarty, who will be speaking about this topic, is the Head of Information, Library and Enquiries at Auckland Museum, and he is working to redefine how we use the collections by providing unprecedented access. He is helping in opening up the collections, and allowing them to be constantly reshaped and reinterpreted by our audience.
Image caption: Adam Moriarty, image supplied