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An Ornament to the Town: The Band Rotunda in New Zealand

When:

Wed 22 Nov 2017, 10:00am–4:30pm
Thu 23 Nov 2017, 10:00am–4:30pm
Fri 24 Nov 2017, 10:00am–4:30pm
Sat 25 Nov 2017, 10:00am–4:30pm
Sun 26 Nov 2017, 10:00am–4:30pm

Where: Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, 12 Bruce St, Masterton, Wairarapa

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Aratoi

Popular enthusiasm for brass band music led to over 100 rotundas being built from the 1890s to the 1930s.

This exhibition from the Alexander Turnbull Library collection, offers fascinating insights into New Zealand’s central town fixture: the band rotunda.