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Triple Win For Tongan Drum in NZ Student Craft/Design Awards

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:17 am | Dowse

Rachael Hall, a design graduate from Massey University Wellington, has just taken out the Supreme Award at this year’s ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Award with Patō a contemporary Tongan drum which brings the sound of the South Pacific into the modern ... More >>

Séraphine Pick - White Noise

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 1:53 pm | Dowse

The Dowse is pleased to present White Noise , a major exhibition of new and recent work by New Zealand painter Séraphine Pick. More >>

Major exhibition of paintings by Séraphine Pick

Friday, 12 June 2015, 2:45 pm | Dowse

White Noise, a major exhibition of new and recent work by New Zealand painter Séraphine Pick, will show at The Dowse Art Museum from 27 June 2015. The exhibition marks a new direction for the artist and an opportunity for art lovers to experience fresh ... More >>

Big Day Dowse

Monday, 23 March 2015, 9:28 am | Dowse

The rain did its best to wash away the crowds gathered for Big Day Dowse in Lower Hutt on Sunday. But die-hard fans of the annual event would not be deterred. As always the annual event proved to be a crowd pleaser with all ages enjoying the free entertainment ... More >>

What's on at The Dowse

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:30 pm | Dowse

Late Lounge Late Lounge: Disasteradio Thu 5 March 7:00 p.m. Disasteradio is a 31 year-old plus-size electronic musician called Luke Rowell from Lower Hutt who has been releasing music online since 1998. At age 6 he heard Wendy Carlos’s “Switched ... More >>

What's On at The Dowse

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 12:58 pm | Dowse

The Age of Aquarius: A 1970s Fashion Revolution 15 November 1 February 2015 Featuring the fadeless fabulousness of polyester, bell-bottom flares and denim dungarees, The Age of Aquarius is an exhibition curated and toured by the New Zealand Fashion Museum. ... More >>

Ambitious Exhibition of Taonga Returns to the Dowse

Monday, 26 May 2014, 12:39 pm | Dowse

The largest collection of contemporary New Zealand jewellery to ever be shown in Europe will be exhibited at the Dowse Art Museum from 21 June through to 28 September 2014. More >>

Peter Robinson presents a major new installation for The Dow

Monday, 17 March 2014, 12:14 pm | Dowse

Audiences are invited to take part to create a series of colourful felt sticks in the gallery, bringing together conceptual minimalism with craft traditions. More >>

Tradition with a Twist

Friday, 12 July 2013, 6:04 pm | Dowse

Everyday objects are imbued with new qualities in a design exhibition featuring 60 works by 45 European and American designers. New Olds: Design Between Tradition and Innovation, an exhibition by the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart ... More >>

What's Coming Up At The Dowse

Monday, 8 July 2013, 6:34 pm | Dowse

The weekly Underground Market on Wellington’s waterfront has expanded to bring a “best of the best” art and craft market to The Dowse on the second Sunday of every month. More >>

Hutt City Council Appoints Community Arts Advisor

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 12:50 pm | Dowse

Pippa Sanderson will take up the role of Hutt City’s Community Arts Advisor, the city’s primary advocate for the community arts, from Tuesday 25 June. Pippa is an experienced project manager and advocate for social change who most recently was ... More >>

What's Coming Up At The Dowse

Monday, 29 October 2012, 9:43 am | Dowse

Jessie James and The Outlaws is best described as alt- electric folk, reminiscent of late 60s and 70s folk, pop and psychedelia. Their music will surprise with its modern twists. Join them for Late Lounge in November, all galleries, cafe and cash ... More >>

Come and Play with us at The Dowse

Tuesday, 16 October 2012, 1:47 pm | Dowse

‘The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.’ Plato The Dowse will be awash with ‘lovely things’ this summer - stunning play furniture, playscapes and play-objects created by leading international designers ... More >>

Dowse Yourself in Big Summer Beats

Thursday, 22 December 2011, 1:27 pm | Dowse

The Dowse is hosting a massive party in the first of what will be an annual event for Lower Hutt’s much loved contemporary art gallery. In 2012, it’s also a celebration of the city’s new town square. Radio Active presents Big Day Dowse, headlined by ... More >>

What's on at The Dowse Nov 28

Monday, 28 November 2011, 1:57 pm | Dowse

The winner of our Knitted & Knitted craft competition is Petone's Olive Brown with Ma'a Nonu. More >>

Sumptuous Gowns, Tantalising Tutus and Terrific Tights

Thursday, 13 October 2011, 1:06 pm | Dowse

Born in Petone, Kristian Fredrikson was one of Australasia’s most esteemed designers for dance who created opulent costumes for both the New Zealand and Australian ballet companies. From The Dowse collection, a new exhibition called Bedazzled, 26 November ... More >>

Immersed Life - The Dowse Art Museum

Sunday, 18 September 2011, 12:37 pm | Dowse

We're please to announce Immersed Life, the final event in the 2011 Dialogues with Tomorrow series, featuring Playwright Angie Farrow and author David Young: More >>

What’s On At Dowse

Monday, 11 April 2011, 1:20 pm | Dowse

Clayzy Faces - school holiday workshop Tues 19 April & Thurs 21 April | 10am & 1pm | $5 per child | 5 years + Children can create a clay-zy face in this fun 40 minute session inspired by portraiture in the exhibition, Who Am I? . BOOKING ... More >>

What's On at The Dowse 1 March 2011

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 3:40 pm | Dowse

Late Lounge with Matiu "The Hook" Te Huki This Thurs 3 March 2011 | 7-9pm | KOHA More >>

The new Dowse - innovation from the ground up

Wednesday, 1 March 2006, 2:43 pm | Dowse

The new Dowse, scheduled to re-open in February 2007, will be a showcase for creativity and innovation both on, and under, the gallery floors and within the structure of the building itself. More >>