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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
Museum brochures



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Gordon Walters: New Vision

Gordon Walters: New Vision is a major survey of one of New Zealand's great modernist artists. Walters' abstraction was centred on a deceptively simple geometric language, and the infinite potential to be found in a ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 20-Nov-2017, 21-Nov-2017, 22-Nov-2017, 23-Nov-2017, 24-Nov-2017, 25-Nov-2017 View more sessions

Shannon Novak: The Expanded Gallery

In The Expanded Gallery, Shannon Novak explores the capacity of an artwork to extend beyond the physical boundaries of a gallery. Unfolding into public spaces and the digital realm, this installation combines traditional ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 20-Nov-2017, 21-Nov-2017, 22-Nov-2017, 23-Nov-2017, 24-Nov-2017, 25-Nov-2017 View more sessions

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: 20-Nov-2017, 21-Nov-2017, 22-Nov-2017, 23-Nov-2017, 24-Nov-2017, 25-Nov-2017 View more sessions

Glen Hayward: Dendrochronology

Glen Hayward is known for replicating and re-contextualizing everyday objects. These sculptures, while seemingly authentic and convincing are in fact hand-carved wooden imitations, devoid of their intended functions. ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 20-Nov-2017, 21-Nov-2017, 22-Nov-2017, 23-Nov-2017, 24-Nov-2017, 25-Nov-2017 View more sessions

Francis Upritchard: Jealous Saboteurs

Francis Upritchard's sculptures and paintings reverberate with possible histories, both ancient and imagined. Come face-to-face with enigmatic figures, sprawling sloths and cabinets full of the unexpected in an ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 20-Nov-2017, 21-Nov-2017, 22-Nov-2017, 23-Nov-2017, 24-Nov-2017, 25-Nov-2017 View more sessions

Creative Cities Southern Hui: Creative Connections

The Creative Cities Southern Hui is free of charge. 28 November - 2 December 2017 register now! All welcome – registration is essential and required for entry. Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature warmly invites ...

Region:Dunedin
Dates: 29-Nov-2017