Dr Volkerling was the founding Director of the Museum and Heritage Studies programme at Victoria University, an Executive Director of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and Director of the Arts Council (now Creative New Zealand). He made a huge contribution to the arts, culture, and heritage in New Zealand over a 30-year period.
This lecture series is run in partnership between National Services Te Paerangi, Te Papa, and Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.
What is the future of museums post-Covid-19?
Michael Volkerling Memorial Lecture 2020
Class, art and culture in a settler colonial society: Researching contemporary Australian culture
Michael Volkerling Memorial Lecture 2019
Imagining an Australian museum
Michael Volkerling Memorial Lecture 2018
The resilience values of Mātauranga Māori: Addressing climate change impacts through art and design
Michael Volkerling Memorial Lecture 2017