The Dowse Art Museum
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The Dowse Art Museum presents a diverse exhibition programme of local, national and international contemporary artists and designers. Well established as one of New Zealand’s leading contemporary galleries, The Dowse celebrates creativity across a range of arts disciplines, including sculpture, jewellery, photography, architecture, craft and technology.
A dynamic calendar of public programmes complements each exhibition season with curators' and artists' talks, school holiday programmes and workshops attracting visitors of all ages.
The Dowse building is a showcase of sustainable and innovative design and a meeting place for many communities – a place for performances, workshops, product launches, fashion parades, weddings and more. The Dowse houses twelve exhibition spaces, a café, shopette, an outdoor courtyard, a creative workshop specially designed for hands-on classes and a family lounge.
Full details on www.dowse.org.nz, www.facebook.com/thedowseartmuseum
Open: Mon–Fri 10am–4.30pm, Sat–Sun 10am–5pm
The Dowse is a contemporary art museum that presents a diverse exhibition programme of local, national and international artists and designers.
Street art spreads through the galleries, walls and courtyard of TheNewDowse in Common Ground, a col
Discover the magic that transports Cinderella, Hansel & Gretel and Maui from page to stage in this free exhibition which gives an insight into creative collaboration.
Opening on 29 November and…
The New Cool: Respect - Ambition - Success follows hot on the heels of The Dowse's break-through exhibition Respect: Aotearoa Hip Hop.
Aotearoa's new generation of street-smart and savvy…
Coming Soon [30 April - 7 August, 2005]
Long Live the King!
Long Live the King is a sequined celebration of devotion to the hip-swivelling, toe-tapping, smokey-eyed memory of Elvis Presley.…
The New Alchemists - Transforming Recycled Materials into Works of Art
The Dowse gets TRASHY this summer... pushing the boundaries of recycling from gutter to gallery!
Witty and ironic, wanton…
Controversial artist's 'warts and all' view of Australian life.
The Dowse : 25 September - 17 October, 2004
Hard-hitting Australian painter George Morant's vision grew out of his first-hand…