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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.

  • Paraphernalia of Victorian Gentility:
    Books, Tea and Vases

    TUES 27 SEP, 5PM
    FREE, MUSEUM AUDITORIUM LEVEL 2

    Join Deirdre Harrison and Grace Lai, collection specialist and curators from Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, to hear the stories behind some of the object d’art desired and prized by Victorians from the Mackelvie collection.

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  • Bringing back the forgotten: the Ulumate Project

    Past Event
    TUES 19 JULY, 5PM
    MUSEUM AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 2

    Bringing Back the Forgotten: The Ulumate Project is based on an old Fijian practice of wig ceremonies over two centuries ago. Join Na Tolu – The Three in talanoa as they share their work and research into the Ulumate Project at the Museum.

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  • Matariki Concert: NZTrio with Horomona Horo

    EVENT POSTPONED
    TE AO MĀRAMA SOUTH ATRIUM

    This Matariki, experience Toru Whā, presented by NZTrio with guest artist Horomona Horo, in the stunning setting of Auckland Museum's Te Ao Mārama South Atrium.

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  • LIVE at the Museum
    A Night of Opera

    Past Event
    MON 2 AUG, 7.30PM
    GENERAL ADMISSION $75, TE AO MĀRAMA SOUTH ATRIUM

    Join us for LIVE at the Museum - A Night of Opera in the stunning and newly-refurbished Te Ao Mārama South Atrium.

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  • Twilight Tuesdays

    EVERY TUESDAY UNTIL 8.30PM

    Your Museum will be open late every Tuesday evening until 8.30pm. Take in the relaxed atmosphere as the whole Museum is open for you to wander. Enjoy dinner or drinks at Tuitui Bistro & Café and browse our galleries at your own pace.

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