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Artistic Systems at The Dowse

Monday, 16 September 2013, 3:25 pm | The Dowse Art Museum

The repetition in Bill Culbert’s installation Light Plain duplicates the function of a simple office lamp to create a huge glowing roof of light. It’s just one of the dynamic artworks in a new exhibition at The Dowse that explores the systems and ... More >>

Man Made textiles at The Dowse

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 4:07 pm | The Dowse Art Museum

Textile works by twelve contemporary male artists feature in a new exhibition at The Dowse. Man Made, 19 October until 16 February, goes some way to quash traditional gender stereotypes of a medium more often associated with women. While textiles are ... More >>

Awards Up For Grabs for Talented Design Students

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:58 pm | The Dowse Art Museum

The call is out for design students, and 2012 design graduates, from around the country to enter the 2013 ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards. These prestigious annual awards, run by the Friends of the Dowse and hosted at The Dowse Art Museum, ... More >>

What's Coming Up At the Dowse: Kobi Bosshard Jewellery

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 11:23 am | The Dowse Art Museum

Meet Swiss-born New Zealander Kobi Bosshard and hear about his amazing life and practice as a one of our first, and finest, contemporary jewellers. More >>

What's on at The Dowse? - 12 Nov 2012

Monday, 12 November 2012, 3:19 pm | The Dowse Art Museum

Events… Understanding The Art of Video Games Sat 17 November, 1pm | FREE | No Booking required Are video games art? Meet Grant Tavinor, Lecturer in Philosophy at Lincoln University and author of ‘The Art Of Video Games’. Grant will offer ... More >>

Faking it – Judy Darragh’s STAINLESS opens at The Dowse

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 10:02 am | The Dowse Art Museum

After visiting the LA Car Museum, Auckland artist Judy Darragh was so taken by the folly, and failure, of the DeLorean car, the time machine in the 1985 movie Back to the Future, she was inspired to create an exhibition based around its ‘wonder ... More >>

Ronnie and Robot take on Cult Status at The Dowse

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 9:59 am | The Dowse Art Museum

Melbourne-based New Zealand artist Ronnie van Hout is known for creating endless, intriguing versions of himself in his exhibitions and in I’ve Seen Things, from 7 July, he takes on the role of cult leader, inserting himself into the larger story ... More >>

New market for The Dowse, Sunday 8 July, 11am-3pm

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 1:34 pm | The Dowse Art Museum

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

Dowse Announces 2012 Blumhardt Curatorial Intern

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 1:40 pm | The Dowse Art Museum

Auckland’s Ane Tonga is the fifth recipient of the Blumhardt Foundation’s Curatorial Internship funded by Creative NZ. A legacy of New Zealand potter Dame Doreen Blumhardt’s commitment to arts education, the internship provides a rare opportunity for an aspiring ... More >>