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Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Dunedin Public Art Gallery has one of the largest and most comprehensive art collections in the country, including significant holdings of New Zealand works from 1860 to the present, outstanding collections of historical European art, Japanese prints, and decorative arts. Located in the heart of the city, the Gallery exhibits works of national and international art from the collections, and has a dynamic programme of special exhibitions ranging from contemporary artists' projects to high-profile exhibitions from overseas collections. The decorative arts, design, fashion and the moving image are also explored in detail.

Collection Type
Art


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 566, Dunedin
Telephone number icon64-3-474 3240
Email address icondpagmail@dcc.govt.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon30 The Octagon, Dunedin, New Zealand
Charges iconFree


Facilities
Wheelchair accessCafeShopFunction SpacePublic ProgrammesMembership Club
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Andrew Barber: Folly (Stone Carpet)

In this site-specific floor painting, Andrew Barber reclaims the floor as a legitimate site for contemporary art. Folly (stone carpet) taps into an historic vein of decorative approaches to flooring and pavements, ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

Marilynn Webb

This exhibition explores the artistic practice of Marilynn Webb (ONZM) through works held in the collection of the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Resident in Dunedin since 1974, Webb is considered one of New Zealand's ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

Freedom + Structure Cubism and NZ Art 1930–60

Freedom and Structure looks at the significant effect of Cubism on New Zealand painting, and reveals its impact on the work of initial adopters John Weeks, Louise Henderson and Colin McCahon, and others. This ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

Matthew Galloway: The Freedom of the Migrant

Through new sculptural works and printed ephemera The Freedom of the Migrant takes its starting point from an article published in the New Zealand Herald on 26.03.16 detailing a meeting of the International Democratic ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

Not Neutral: Selected Works From Wellington Media Collective

Wellington Media Collective's (WMC) work addressed a broad range of social issues, including women's rights, tino rangatiratanga, opposition to the 1981 Springbok Tour and Nuclear-free New Zealand. Not Neutral brings ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

Kawita Vatanajyankur: Performing Textiles

In late 2017, video artist Kawita Vatanajyankur (b.1987, Thailand) spent six weeks in Dunedin as part of the Gallery's visiting Artist Programme. In her video-based performances Vatanajyankur uses her own body as a ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

World View: Mapping the Dunedin Public Art Gallery

World View takes a journey through the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection, mapping the geographical strengths that have come to shape it over time. From the Italian Renaissance, through Edo period Japan, to 20th ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 19-May-2018, 20-May-2018, 21-May-2018, 22-May-2018, 23-May-2018, 24-May-2018 View more sessions

Living With Stuff That Sucks

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an empirically supported therapeutic approach that draws on behavioural and mindfulness principles to help people make space for painful thoughts and feelings and instead turn ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 29-Jul-2018

Self Harm Understanding, Recognising and Helping

Self-harm describes a wide range of behaviours in which young people deliberately inflict harm upon themselves, or invite harm to occur to them. Professionals working with young people frequently feel unprepared to work ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 16-Oct-2018