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What's on

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.

  • Black Friars presents "Southside Rise: Behind the Show"

    Past Event
    Fri 6 Oct, 6.30pm - 8pm
    Auditorium, Free

    Join us for this special viewing of Southside Rise, a documentary following the journey of Black Friars theatre company and 60 young leaders from South Auckland.

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  • Te Pūnaha Matatini Lecture: The ingredients of informed trust

    Weds 25 Oct, 6pm - 7.30pm
    Auckland Museum Auditorium FREE

    In the internet age, finding information on all kinds of scientific issues is easy however determining what information is valid and relevant can be difficult. Join Educational Psychology Professor Rainer Bromme of Muenster University, Germany for this talk on understanding science in our everyday lives.

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  • Lucy Cranwell Lecture - New Zealand's Native Freshwater Flora: Living the Life Aquatic

    Past Event
    Weds 6 Sep, 7pm - 9pm
    Auckland Museum Auditorium FREE

    In this talk, NIWA's Freshwater Biosecurity & Principal Scientist Paul Champion will give an overview of NZ’s freshwater plants, the strategies they employ to stay alive, the threats they face and potential ways to conserve them.

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  • The Unusual Silence - Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir

    Past Event
    Sat 30 Sep, 8pm - 9:15pm
    WWI Sanctuary, Level 2. Access via Grand Foyer, GENERAL ADMISSION $49

    Join the Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir for this concert in remembrance of WWI, featuring songs of loss, tragedy, hope, and the triumph of human spirit.

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  • Fascination Science Public Lecture Series 2017

    Past Event

    Discover the secrets of the Kermadecs.

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  • Lighting up the Museum

    Special occasions throughout the year
    Celebrations and commemorations

    We light up the Museum to celebrate or commemorate occasions of regional, national and international significance. Check out some of the recent events we've marked.

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  • LATE at Auckland Museum

    Wed 9 Aug, Wed 13 Sep, Wed 11 Oct and 8 Nov 2017
    Events Centre

    Join us for the first event of our annual LATE series of curated evenings and panel discussions.

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