Events

Outside the Walls Guided Tour

Outside the Walls Guided Tour

Until: Sunday, 30 June 2019
Venue: Outside the Museum, Government Gardens
Time: 11am and 2pm

The Museum doors may be closed however we're offering free outside the walls tours that take in the stunning and historic Government Gardens.

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Matariki Activity Trail

Matariki Activity Trail For July School Holidays

Until: Sunday, 22 July 2018
Venue: Government Gardens

These July School Holidays Rotorua Museum is running a free activity trail that will have kids learning more about Matariki and exploring the beautiful Government Gardens.

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July School Holiday Drop-In Craft Activities

July School Holiday Drop-In Craft Activities Matariki Kites

Until: Friday, 20 July 2018
Venue: The Arts Village
Time: 10am - 2pm

These school holidays the team from Rotorua Museum are based at The Arts Village creating Matariki themed crafts. Bring the whānau down to these fun sessions making kites and getting creative with colouring.

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The Dark Arts Exhibition 2018

The Dark Arts Exhibition 2018 Expressions of Interest

Until: Monday, 13 August 2018
Venue: The Arts Village

Are you keen to be part of the Nightmare? Are you creative with a spooky and macabre side? Do you enjoy crafting unique artworks with a ghoulish twist?

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Te Iwa o Matariki Whānau Day

Te Iwa o Matariki Whānau Day

Date: Saturday, 21 July 2018
Venue: Telly Tubby Hill in Government Gardens
Time: 10am - 3pm

Bring the whānau down to celebrate Matariki in this fun event for all the family on Saturday 21 July 2018 from 10am – 3pm.

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Archival film screening - In and around Rotorua (1927 -1954)

Archival film screening - In and around Rotorua (1927 -1954) Presented by Friends of Rotorua Museum

Date: Thursday, 26 July 2018
Venue: Council Chamber Rotorua Lakes Council Haupapa Street Rotorua
Time: 6pm

Join the Friends of Rotorua Museum for a special screening of historical film footage on Thursday 26 July 2018 at 6pm.

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Volunteer to become part of this great horror event

Volunteer to become part of this great horror event Nightmare at the Museum presents The Dark Arts 2018

Dates: Saturday, 28 July 2018 to Saturday, 8 September 2018
Venue: The Arts Village

Following sell-out horror walks in 2016, the hugely popular Nightmare at the Museum presents a new horror walk experience. The Dark Arts will run for two spooky nights at the new venue of The Arts Village on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 September 2018.

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Prop Workshop

Prop Workshop Nightmare at the Museum presents The Dark Arts

Date: Saturday, 4 August 2018
Venue: The Arts Village
Time: 10am - 3pm

We are looking for people to join us for this gruesome workshop making scary masks and backdrops to be used during …. Nightmare at the Museum presents The Dark Art horror walks in September!!!

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Talk: Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters

Talk: Art Thieves, Fakers and Fraudsters Penelope Jackson

Date: Thursday, 9 August 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House
Time: 6pm

Friends of Rotorua Museum are pleased to host a talk by renowned art historian Penelope Jackson on Thursday 9 August 2018 at 6pm.

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Rotorua UkeBox - August

Rotorua UkeBox - August Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House
Time: 3pm

Come and enjoy the sound of ukulele hosted by Rotorua Museum and The Thermaleles in the Te Rūnanga Tea House.

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Talk: The Littlewood Treaty

Talk: The Littlewood Treaty Carol Smyth

Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House
Time: 2pm

Friends of Rotorua Museum present a talk about the ‘lost’ final English language draft of the Treaty of Waitangi on Sunday 26 August 2018, 2pm at Te Rūnanga Tea House.

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St Faiths Guided Tour

St Faiths Guided Tour The “Three Faces of St Faiths”

Date: Sunday, 9 September 2018
Venue: St Faiths Church, Ohinemutu
Time: 2pm

Friends of Rotorua Museum present this unique opportunity to be guided through St Faiths Church by three well-known locals with a strong connection to the Church and Ohinemutu.

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Rotorua UkeBox

Rotorua UkeBox Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Date: Sunday, 16 September 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House
Time: 3pm

Come and enjoy the sound of ukulele hosted by Rotorua Museum and The Thermaleles in the Te Rūnanga Tea House.

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Rotorua Ukebox

Rotorua Ukebox Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Date: Sunday, 21 October 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House
Time: 3pm

Come and enjoy the sound of ukulele hosted by Rotorua Museum and The Thermaleles in the Te Rūnanga Tea House.

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Rotorua UkeBox

Rotorua UkeBox Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Date: Sunday, 18 November 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House

Come and enjoy the sound of ukulele hosted by Rotorua Museum and The Thermaleles in the Te Rūnanga Tea House.

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Rotorua UkeBox

Rotorua UkeBox Ukulele Open Mic Sessions

Date: Sunday, 16 December 2018
Venue: Te Rūnanga Tea House
Time: 3pm

Come and enjoy the sound of ukulele hosted by Rotorua Museum and The Thermaleles in the Te Rūnanga Tea House.

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