26 February 2014
Renowned scientists and influential speakers will participate in a series of events during Brain Awareness Week 2014 at the Otago Museum from 10 to 16 March. Presented in association with the University of Otago Brain Health Research Centre, the week of activities offers unique insight into the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders such as Alzheimer’s and stroke. Brain Awareness Week 2014 events are free and are suitable for an adult audience.
18 February 2014
An Otago Museum tradition, the Otago Wildlife Photography Competition is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Open to all amateur photographers living in Otago, the competition calls for superb shots across three categories: plant, animal or human impact on the natural environment.
17 February 2014
Embark on a mysterious voyage and experience the enigma of the Mary Celeste with a ‘Whodunnit Mystery’ evening of seafaring suspense for adults at the Otago Museum on Tuesday, 27 February. The case of this real-life ‘ghost ship’ will be the focus of a performance from players in period costume, providing clues to help get to the bottom of the story.
12 February 2014
Prepare to be captivated by Brian Brake: Lens on the world at the Otago Museum. Developed and presented by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, this is the first comprehensive retrospective exhibition spanning Brake’s 40-year career. The exhibition will open in the Special Exhibitions Gallery at the Otago Museum on Saturday 8 March.
27 January 2014
Don’t miss your chance to experience REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles before it rides out of the Otago Museum on 16 February. Having already attracted over 65,000 visitors, this free exhibition explores advancements in motorcycle design and technology.