Flux Co-Lab 2.0

Flux Co-Lab 2.0 is the second instalment of collaborative drawing at Wellington Museum.

Get your illustration pens out and head to Wellington Museum for the second instalment of Flux Co-Lab! It will be an evening of collaborative drawing and Illustration where you’ll be creating a second piece of collaged art which will adorn the giant tube that stands on Queens Wharf. With TV DiSKO providing rare vinyl sounds as you draw, this should be one cool evening of creativity.

RSVP to reserve your seat at a table of 8 – if you would like to book a whole table, please reserve eight tickets. We cannot guarantee seating layout and availability for table bookings. Includes some materials.

WELLINGTON MUSEUM / THUR 22 MAR, 7PM / ENTRY BY KOHA / CASH BAR AVAILABLE / RSVP ESSENTIAL

Lost Histories Walk

Discover Wellington’s lost history with our Lost Histories Walk.

Uncover layers of Wellington history with historian Gabor Toth on this walking tour of lesser-known historic sites in the inner city.  Discover sites & stories which have disappeared from the streetscape and become lost or forgotten in the mists of time. Presented in association with Wellington Public Library.
Each participant will also receive a small booklet of historic photographs from Wellington Public Library’s Recollect database, around which the walk is based.

Cable Car Hoopla!

Celebrate the 115th Anniversary of Wellington’s beloved Cable Car at Cable Car Hoopla!

Take a wild ride up a decorated Cable Car, then join the party at the top of the tracks with live music, food & drink. Acts include The Nudge, Disasteradio and DJs Oonaverse, Mos locos & Eclectica.
Presented by the Cable Car Museum in collaboration with Wellington Cable Car & Wellington Botanic Garden.

Please arrive 15 minutes before your allocated ticket time as the Cable Car will depart on time. The rain date is Saturday the 4th November, participants must be available for both dates.

Participants will be notified by email after 1pm on Friday the 3rd if the event will be postponed. Updates will also be posted on the Museums Wellington website and on the Facebook event.

 

 

Magical Mystery Drawing Tour

Roll up for the Magical Mystery Drawing Tour!

We’re celebrating Heritage Week with a drawing tour – and that’s all we’re saying! Come along with your preferred materials and we’ll take you to surprise locations where you can put your pencils, charcoal or paint to paper. In the week before, we’ll send you heritage clues that will disclose the meet up spot…

 

 

Wellington Cable Car 101: Seniors Week Special

Take the Wellington Cable Car 101: Seniors Week special at the Cable Car Museum.

Come along and be guided through the Cable Car Museum by members of the curatorial team and Cable Car Engineer Gavin Macintyre who can answer all of those tricky technical questions. The cable car has been an iconic wellington transport system for 115 years, and the museum contains its fascinating history along with the history of early Wellington. We’ll finish with a cup of tea and hear your stories about this Wellington treasure.

 

The Great Wellington Quiz

Do you know everything there is to know about the capital? Then come along and take part in the ultimate quiz night fundraiser.

Get a group of your work colleagues or friends together because this will be the ultimate Wellington Quiz night. Appropriately set in the grand and historic Bond Store of Wellington Museum.

It will be a great night out, your ticket covers a bite to eat and there will be a cash bar available. Your donation will help to support our conservation, acquisition and educational programmes as well as the maintenance of our iconic buildings.

Tables of eight are available.