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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 >>

What's On At The Dowse?

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 6:45 pm | The Dowse

What's On At The Dowse? Events… Simon Manchester talk on Len Castle Sun 20 May 2012, 2pm | A Friends of The Dowse event Join Wellington collector and historian Simon Manchester for a discussion and tour of Len Castle: A Tribute as well as further ... More >>

Four-Ever Wellington At The Dowse

Thursday, 26 April 2012, 1:39 pm | The Dowse

Unearthly beings, pulsing patterns, uneasy oaks and demonstrative deer - the diverse works, and worlds, of four Wellington artists are on show at The Dowse. Matt Hunt, Cat Auburn, Ann Shelton and Ben Buchanan each open exhibitions on 12th May as part ... More >>

So It Vanishes: Dowse exhibition cancelled

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 1:54 pm | The Dowse

Mexican artist Teresa Margolles is internationally renowned for her poignant works, which make a profound meditation on death and humanity. The Dowse programmed So it Vanishes for the New Zealand International Arts Festival because we believe passionately ... More >>

Big Day Dowse with Rhombus, Bella kalolo, Newtown Rocksteady

Thursday, 26 January 2012, 10:19 am | The Dowse

Radio Active presents... big summer beats with Rhombus, Bella Kalolo, Newtown Rocksteady, Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band and much more. Big Day Dowse is the first of what will be an annual Dowse event, plus we want to celebrate the opening of a new civic ... More >>

Teresa Margolles’ Delicate Dealings with Death at The Dowse

Monday, 12 December 2011, 2:30 pm | The Dowse

For the New Zealand International Arts Festival, The Dowse presents So It Vanishes, an exhibition of two works by Mexican artist Teresa Margolles. Margolles, who represented Mexico at the 2009 Venice Biennale, is internationally renowned for evoking challenging ... More >>

Local Knowledge

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 3:44 pm | The Dowse

Get ready for Dowse–Time in The Hutt this summer when Whanganui artist Julian Priest creates a unique time-zone for The Dowse Art Museum. Defying the regulations of timekeeping, Priest’s installation of a clock on the front of The Dowse is just one of the works ... More >>

What's On at The Dowse, 1 November 2011

Tuesday, 1 November 2011, 3:01 pm | The Dowse

Late Lounge looks forward to an evening of foot-stomping New Orleans-style jazz, blues and ragtime from the Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band. Inspired by the brass bands, blues and jazz music of New Orleans from the early 1900s. More >>

Gordon Crook: 18 Maritimes 5 November 2011 - 5 February 2012

Friday, 28 October 2011, 4:20 pm | The Dowse

The Dowse pays tribute to the life of one of Wellington's greatest artists, Gordon Crook 1921-2011. 18 Maritimes is a suite of small tapestries depicting oceanic and nautical themes. The series was purchased and first exhibited at The Dowse in 1996. More >>

What's On at TheNewDowse 7 December until Xmas

Monday, 7 December 2009, 2:45 pm | The Dowse

Lisa Walker: Unwearable opens this Saturday, 12 December 2009 until 14 February 2010 TheNewDowse celebrates the achievements of one of New Zealand's most internationally successful jewellers with Unwearable, a survey exhibition that traces the dramatic ... More >>

The countdown is on!

Friday, 21 July 2006, 11:57 am | The Dowse

The stunning new Dowse prepares to re-launch in style in February 2007. The Dowse closed it's doors for a major building redevelopment in September 2005. Since then demolition and construction has forever changed the face of much-loved Dowse - and ... More >>

An MDF Table and an Ice-cream Hangi?!

Monday, 12 June 2006, 3:37 pm | The Dowse

The Friends of The Dowse are delighted to announce the winner and runners-up of the 2006 FRIENDS OF THE DOWSE TERTIARY STUDENT CRAFT/DESIGN AWARD. More >>