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What’s on at The Dowse

Monday, 24 November 2014, 12:55 pm | The Dowse

Modern Revivals features award winning furniture by New Zealand designers who draw inspiration from the sleek lines of modernist twentieth century design, while addressing twenty-first century values such as comfort, space and financial constraints and ... More >>

What’s On at The Dowse 13 October 2014

Monday, 13 October 2014, 2:59 pm | The Dowse

Nine metres of hydrangeas in oil paint, a translucent pyramid, colourful collage, experimental jewellery and captivating performance work are some of the treats that The Dowse Art Museum has to offer as part of biennial exhibition Solo 2014. Showcasing ... More >>

What's On at The Dowse

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 4:00 pm | The Dowse

Upcoming Events… Craftcamp Sat 13 Sep, 10.30am & 1.30pm Bookings essential | $10 per child T 04 570 6500 | E bookings@dowse.org.nz bookings@dowse.org.nz > More >>

Sculptor Elizabeth Thomson's quiet occupation of The Dowse

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 5:29 pm | The Dowse

Visitors to The Dowse Art Museum will be fascinated and captivated when they experience Invitation to Openness—Substantive and Transitive States a new installation by Wellington sculptor Elizabeth Thomson. More >>

Peter Peryer: Celebrated photographer returns to the Dowse

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 5:28 pm | The Dowse

The Dowse Art Museum is proud to present Peter Peryer: A Careful Eye, an exhibition of images by one of New Zealand’s most renowned artists. More >>

Exhibition Celebrates Abstraction from The Dowse Collection

Monday, 14 April 2014, 2:52 pm | The Dowse

Eye-popping colour, pattern and surprise await visitors to Short Traditions , opening 18 April at The Dowse Art Museum. Cutting a visual slice through The Dowse collection, the exhibition highlights abstraction across painting, sculpture, glass and ceramics. ... More >>

What's On At The Dowse

Monday, 6 January 2014, 6:02 pm | The Dowse

Little Sparks Tues 17 January, 1-2pm | $5 per person | 4yr olds & caregivers A hands-on session for creatively-minded four year olds. Little Sparks meet once a month to chat about what they have seen at The Dowse - and then get busy creating ... More >>

Menagerie: Exotic Animals in Aotearoa - The Dowse

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 4:08 pm | The Dowse

Join us at The Dowse this summer for a celebration of the fascinations of exotic animals. Menagerie: Exotic Animals in Aotearoa is a light-hearted look at exotic animals, usually found in zoos, that have found their way into New Zealand art. More >>

Winners announced for 2013 Student Design Awards

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 2:01 pm | The Dowse

A record 100 entries were received for this year’s ECC Student Craft/Design Awards with the Supreme Award going to Hayden Maunsell’s entry Table Lamp - Dark. Hayden is a third year student at Eastern Institute of Technology in Hawkes Bay; he takes ... More >>

What's coming up at The Dowse

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 12:28 pm | The Dowse

City Oh Sigh is a quartet of trained musicians who carefully craft soulful songs, capturing audiences with their softness and beauty. The band combines unique instrumentation with subtle elements of folk and minimalist pop to emerge with a sound that is both ... More >>

Brickell Book Shortlisted for 2013 NZ Post Book Awards

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 12:31 pm | The Dowse

The Dowse is excited to announce that the book, His Own Steam: The Work of Barry Brickell , published by AUP in association with our exhibition His Own Steam: A Barry Brickell Survey , has been shortlisted for this year’s NZ Post Book Awards. The ... More >>

Big Day Dowse Sun 24 March 2013, 12–6pm | FREE

Monday, 18 March 2013, 2:55 pm | The Dowse

See you Sunday for Big Day Dowse with the Phoenix Foundation and Anika Moa. Local bands Newtown Rocksteady and Niko Ne Zna will also be there. Digital artist Jon Baxter is down from Auckland with his ‘ An Interactive World’ inside The Dowse and once ... More >>

Myths, Monsters & Magical Things at The Dowse

Wednesday, 20 February 2013, 11:49 am | The Dowse

Our new family exhibition, 9 March-16 June, is called Myths, Monsters & Magical Things and features artwork inspired by fables, story tales, myths and legends, including Maori taniwha, Irish leprechaun, Greek mythology and other heroic journeys and fabulous ... More >>

Big Day Dowse Set to Fly with Phoenix Foundation & Anika Moa

Monday, 17 December 2012, 10:19 am | The Dowse

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release: 17 December 2013 Big Day Dowse Set to Fly with Phoenix Foundation & Anika Moa The second annual Big Day Dowse is all warmed up and ready to soar in Dowse Square and The Dowse Art Museum, Sunday 24 March 2013, ... More >>

Mega-Download at The Dowse: Come & Play Video Games With Us

Monday, 13 August 2012, 2:07 pm | The Dowse

From Cletus Clay to Dungeon King, from hack and slash to butterfly play, The Dowse celebrates the talents of New Zealand’s visionary game designers in Arcade, opening 10 November. Arcade showcases the work of our most talented and influential indie ... More >>

Dungeon King Meets Cletus Clay: NZ Video Games Exhibition

Monday, 30 July 2012, 3:24 pm | The Dowse

Dungeon King Meets Cletus Clay - Dowse Announces Major Exhibition Of New Zealand Video Gaming Hi there Every day across the world, millions of people enter virtual worlds through video games. The Dowse Art Museum is excited to celebrate what is ... More >>

Dowse launches new publication on work of Ann Shelton

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 4:25 pm | The Dowse

The Dowse has launched the tree obverse , a new publication featuring the work of photographer Ann Shelton. This publication accompanies her exhibition in the forest, on at The Dowse as part of our Solo Wellington Artists series. More >>

'Lynley Dodd: A Retrospective' opens at the Dowse

Tuesday, 17 July 2012, 11:46 am | The Dowse

Hairy Maclary, that famous little black dog, was born in Lower Hutt. In 1979, while living here, Dame Lynley Dodd made a small sketch of a rather unkempt-looking dog and penned a few words underneath. More >>

What's coming up at The Dowse

Wednesday, 27 June 2012, 1:41 pm | The Dowse

Sit back and enjoy the best of New Zealand contemporary jazz at Late Lounge. All galleries, cafe and cash bar open until 9pm. The Troubles are led by Lower Hutt-based John Rae, one of Scotland’s best known and loved jazz musicians and composers. ... More >>

What's new at The Dowse

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 4:14 pm | The Dowse

Matariki with the star of Matariki Sun June 24 2012 | From 11:30am: Sausage sizzle with Alix Bushnell, 1pm: screening of Matariki (RP13) | FREE Join the stars under the stars. Meet Alix Bushnell, Britta in TV2's Go Girls and star of the movie Matariki. ... More >>

 

 

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