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JAE HOON LEE

Stranger in Strange Land

Korean-born New Zealand artist Jae Hoon Lee has been developing this new body of work over several months, including eleven weeks spent in Dunedin, as part of the Gallery’s Visiting Artist Progr... Read More
ends 21
February

KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI

36 Views of Mt Fuji

Take the opportunity to view Hokusai's renowned series of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. This series, which was originally created between 1826 and 1833, includes some of the most iconic images associated ... Read More
ends 21
February

BELONGING

Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery

This exhibition delves into the Gallery’s holdings to showcase a rich range of popular European masterpieces, rarely seen treasures and a sampling of more contemporary artworks.  A Gallery&... Read More
ends 28
February

ARETA WILKINSON & MARK ADAMS

ARCHIVES Te Wahi Pounamu

This exhibition brings together works by contemporary jeweller Areta Wilkinson (Ngāi Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Waitaha) and photographer Mark Adams (Pakeha), exploring ways in which both artists have res... Read More
ends 28
February

JEFFREY HARRIS

Renaissance Days

Renaissance Days presents a series of recent work by Jeffrey Harris, one of the senior figures of New Zealand painting. Diminutive in scale, yet loaded with intense detail and colour, Harris uses thes... Read More
ends 28
March

THE FUTURE IS A DO-OVER

Curated by Ane Tonga

Amie Siegel / Bridget Reweti / Rebecca Ann Hobbs / Shannon Te Ao / Ted Whitaker / Tony De Goldi   The Future is a Do-Over explores the nature of the cinematic remake; a cyclical process of repr... Read More
ends 3
April

THE SARGOOD GIFT

A Tribute to the Sargood Family

On 8th August 1915 Lt. Cedric Rolfe Sargood was killed at Gallipoli.  As a memorial to their son, Percy and Lucy Sargood gave substantial funds to establish the Dunedin Public Art Gallery at its ... Read More
ends 8
May

FRANCES HODGKINS

Sitting for Frances

Sitting for Frances brings together works that explore the relationship between Frances Hodgkins and her sitters, largely drawn from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection along with selected works... Read More
ends 15
May

EXPLODED WORLDS

Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection

This exhibition offers an exploded view of an artwork – considering properties such as colour, scale, material, contrast, and experience as different ways to think about artworks from the Dunedi... Read More
ends 31
December