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FREE FOR MUSEUM, AUCKLAND MUSEUM INSTITUTE, TAUTOKO MEMBERS; $25 NON-MEMBERS
Join us for this exclusive Members’ floor talk on our new exhibition Secrets of Stonehenge by Dr David Gaimster, Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive, Auckland War Memorial Tāmaki Paenga Hira.
Secrets of Stonehenge highlights more than 300 ancient artefacts and the latest cutting-edge scientific research to answer questions about this iconic, mysterious World Heritage Site.
David’s career spans more than 30 years in senior roles in museums and cultural heritage organisations. He joined the Auckland Museum as Director in 2017, having previously directed The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, and the Society of Antiquaries of London and worked in senior roles at the UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport and at the British Museum. He has published extensively on archaeology, museology and cultural property.
David holds Visiting Chairs in Archaeology at the Universities of Leicester and Turku, Finland. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2016 in recognition of his contribution to museum research and innovation in curatorial practice. In 2019, David was appointed hon Adjunct Professor in Museums and Heritage at the University of Auckland.
The event will be postponed if Government Covid-19 alert level 3.1 in Auckland remains in place.