14 February - 14 April 2018
5 May - 16 June
The Order of Things
30 June - 25 August
15 September - 3 November
Women's Suffrage in New Zealand (working title TBC)
24 November - 8 February 2019
Hand and Hand: Photographers and Painters Alike
Celebrate New Zealand Music Month at the Hocken Library
All events at the Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin. Free. Open to the Public. No bookings necessary.
Thursday, 3 May, 5.30pm: Dr David Murray, Hocken Collections Archivist:
False Accents: the extraordinary manipulations of Monsieur Léon-Driver, ‘the finest solo pianist who has ever visited the colonies’.
Thursday, 10 May, 1-2pm: From Beethoven to Bolan… and beyond!
Four University of Otago Department of Music, Theatre & Performing Arts Te Kāhui Tau post-graduate research talks on a fascinating range of topics:
Alison Blair: 20th Century Boys: Re-framing British Glam Rock.
Michael Holland: Historicising the Now: Contemporary Perspectives on the “Dunedin Sound"
Irene Hundleby: Kwaimani Ana Liohaua Gia-The Heart of Us: An exploration of women’s music in Malaita, Solomon Islands.
David Suggate: Beethoven's ‘Missa Solemnis’ in Relation to Jungian Archetypes.
Thursday, 17 May, 5.30pm: Dr Ian Chapman, Senior Lecturer in Music, University of Otago:
"If the homework brings you down then we’ll throw it on the fire and take the car downtown" (Bowie): The Writing Adventures of a Kiwi High School Drop-out.
Saturday, 26 May, 3-4pm: Between the sheets: A sing-along of treasures in the Hocken sheet music collection
Hear excerpts from the Hocken sheet music and songbook collections and discover the stories behind these songs. Opportunities for sing-alongs will be provided, along with refreshments! Come prepared to join in!
Hocken Music Month poster wall
During May a display in the Hocken foyer will celebrate the richness of Hocken’s diverse music-related collections. Open 10pm-5pm, Monday-Saturday.
Image: Norman Thorn (Roslyn Mills Kaikorai Band), Walter Sinton, and Gay Phelps (Miss New Zealand 1965). Alan Stuart photographer. Margaret and Joan Gardiner papers r.5477.