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Schedule for today

9:00 a.m.

Tūī Tuia: Traditional Māori Music

Offsite
Free, PAPAKURA ART GALLERY, 10 AVERILL ST, PAPAKURA
MON 27 MAR - SAT 29 APR, 9AM - 5PM (Sat 10AM - 2PM, Sun closed)

This exhibition explores Tāonga Pūoro and the music of Hirini Melbourne, an artist who has been key to the revival of traditional Māori music.

Offsite

9:00 a.m.

World Masters Games 2017

Offsite
Sat 22 - Sun 30 Apr
Free, The Cloud, Shed 10, Auckland Waterfront

Give storytelling a go at the AM Story Lab.

Offsite

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 a.m. to 5 p.m.

华夏人与长白云故乡 Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

10 Feb 2017 - Feb 2018
Sainsbury Horrocks Gallery

Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.

10:00 a.m.

Base FM Cover Story, Part 2

Offsite
SAT 22 APR - SAT 13 MAY 2017
Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Rd, Free

NZ Records That Shaped NZ Dance Floors. The second Base FM Cover Story exhibition expands to include the greater Auckland DJ community, with the focus on New Zealand records which shaped Auckland dance floors over the last 25+ years.

Offsite

10:00 a.m.

Bedroom Producers

Offsite
FRI 31 MAR - SAT 6 MAY (TUE - FRI 10AM-5PM, SAT 8AM-2PM, SUN CLOSED)
Free, FRESH GALLERY, 5/46 FAIR MALL, ŌTARA

This exhibition profiles the work of musician-producers Anonymouz and Dee Letoa, as well as the photographs of Grant Apiata, who has been documenting the hip-hop scene in Aotearoa over 20 years.

Offsite

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.

The Rising Stars of Tāmaki Makaurau

Weekdays, 18-28 Apr, 11am and 1pm (Excluding 25 Apr)
ATRIUM, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

The NZ Music Commission brings you an exciting programme of bands and solo artists representing the brightest young musical talent in Auckland.

11:00 a.m.

Kiwi Kids Music Festival

SAT 22 AND SUN 23 APR, SAT 29, 11AM and 1PM. AND SUN 30 APR, 10:30AM AND 2:30PM
ATRIUM, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

Join Kiwi Kids Music for the best music for kids and families, made right here in Aotearoa, New Zealand! Hosted by the much loved entertainer, Suzy Cato, the Festival includes all your favourites including Captain Festus McBoyle, Levity Beet, Kath Bee, Mr Roberelli, plus a whole lot more.