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Schedule for today

10:00 a.m.

Urbanlife Summer Youth Programme

Fully booked
19 - 27 Jan 2017
Auckland Museum and offsite

Are you young, passionate about museums, art and culture and looking for a chance to express your creativity? Then we have a challenge for you.

Fully booked

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pimp my kete

On display from 2 Jul
Between Māori Court and Pacific Masterpieces GROUND FLOOR, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

These designer shopping totes by Gina Matchitt (Whakatōhea and Te Arawa) are on display from the beginning of Māori language week.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa

28 Oct 2016 - 21 May 2017
SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS HALL, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

Celebrate the music of our nation with Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa, the first-ever major exhibition of New Zealand music. A home-grown, hands-on, ears-on exhibition, Volume explores the soundtracks of our lives through vibrant and interactive displays.

10:00 a.m.

Kiwioke

MON TO FRI, 9 - 27 JAN, 10AM - 2PM
MUSEUM GALLERIES, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

During the school holidays, keep an eye out for Kiwioke Kevin and his original one-man karaoke machine as he roams the Museum’s galleries.

11:00 a.m.

Māori cultural performance

Daily, 11am, 12pm, and 1.30pm (2.30pm avail Nov - Mar)
Run time 30 min. CHARGES APPLY, SEE OUR PACKAGES FOR DETAILS

Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.

11:00 a.m.

Play it Strange Series

SAT AND SUN, 14-15, 21-22 JAN, 11AM AND 1PM
MUSEUM ATRIUM, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

Come and support young Play It Strange musicians as they reinterpret Kiwi classics and perform original compositions.