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Thursday, December 9, 3 p.m. EST
Please note the special time.

You won’t want to miss this behind-the-scenes peek into the jewelry archives of the Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum—an AJF exclusive! Andrea Low, the museum’s associate curator of contemporary world, and Grace Lai, curator of applied arts and design, will give us a tour of a selection of the museum’s iconic pieces. You’ll see art jewelry by Warwick Freeman, Lisa Walker, Kobi Bossard, Elena Gee, and so many more artists.

The Auckland Museum has a fascinating collection that tells the story of New Zealand and its people through adornments—from Selu tuiga (Samoan head combs) and necklaces to kākahu (Māori cloaks) and rākau Māori (Māori weaponry). The museum owns pieces as old as 900 AD and some made as recently as this year.

Don’t miss this exciting, jewelry-rich event—an AJF Live exclusive!

For a minimum $20 donation, you can be part of this end-of-year campaign and interactive AJF Live event. At the same time, you’ll help support all of the free programming and editorial content that you rely on throughout the year.

Click here to purchase your ticket.

How to register
After you purchase your ticket, we’ll send you a registration link for the event. Sign up a minimum of two hours before the event takes place to ensure you receive your registration link on time.
What if you want to buy a ticket but can’t attend the Live event?
You can still support AJF. We’ll record the event and send you a private link to it afterward, yours to view at any time.
Caption: Top, Warwick Freeman, Tiki Face, 1992, brooch, bottom, Kobi Bossard, Brooch, 1986, photos courtesy of the Auckland Museum


It’s free! If you’ve already set up your Zoom account, you’re ready to go! If not, here are three easy steps to start your virtual journey:

1. Go to this site: https://zoom.us
2. Click on “Sign up for Free” and follow the prompts.
3. Either before or on the day of the meeting: Register in advance for this meeting (use the link above).

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Click on the link sent to you and Zoom will launch automatically. Set up early to give yourself time to test it out.

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What time?  This timetable is for AJF LIVE: CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY FROM AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND, Thursday, December 9, 3 p.m. EST

12 p.m. PST: San Francisco
1 p.m. MST: Denver
2 p.m. CST: San Antonio, Mexico City
3 p.m. EST: Toronto, NYC, Santiago
5 p.m.: Buenos Aires
8 p.m.: London
9 p.m.: Brussels, Paris, Oslo
10 p.m.: Capetown, Bucharest, Athens, Israel, Estonia
3 a.m. on December 10: Thailand
5 a.m. on December 10: Korea, Japan
7 a.m. on December 10: Sydney
9 a.m. on December 10: Auckland
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