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BARRY BRICKELL

His Own Steam

A tribute to one of New Zealand's most important potters: Barry Brickell. His Own Steam is the first significant survey exhibition of Brickell's work, featuring over 100 pots and several ceramic mural... Read More
ends 1
March

PETER TREVELYAN

The Crystal Line

Peter Trevelyan’s work investigates space, geometry, drawing and architecture through the manipulation of hundreds of pencil leads into three-dimensional structures. His assemblage of repeated g... Read More
ends 1
March

MYTHOS

Curated by Aaron Kreisler

A boutique exhibition of some of the finest prints from the Gallery’s holdings.  Mythos draws out a series of fantastical, dramatic and otherworldly studies from Greek and Roman mythology f... Read More
ends 1
March

TARA DOUGLAS

Shield

A REAR WINDOW PROJECT: Tara Douglas’s recent practice includes photography and three-dimensional sculptural installations. These tactile installations carefully and obsessively grow from in... Read More
ends 8
March

GABRIELLA MANGANO . SILVANA MANGANO

Visible Structures

Gabriella Mangano and Silvana Mangano’s collaborative video practice investigates the interrelationship between their bodies, sculptural objects, time and space. This highly anticipated new work... Read More
ends 15
March

ERICA VAN ZON

Dogwood Days

Erica van Zon is the thirty-first artist to participate in Dunedin Public Art Gallery’s Visiting Artist Programme.  A highly regarded artist to emerge from the Wellington art community, van... Read More
ends 15
March

FIONA CONNOR . ALICIA FRANKOVICH

Floating Studio

This exhibition brings together a tight selection of collection items by two recent participants in the Gallery’s Visiting Artist Programme, Fiona Connor and Alicia Frankovich.  The title f... Read More
ends 15
March

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 31
March

NICK AUSTIN

The town wrist watch

What time is it?  This is not the first thing that comes to mind, when you see Nick Austin’s response to the Big Wall.  More likely the initial question, when you look up from the foye... Read More
ends 5
April

PARALLEL PLAY

Frances Hodgkins and her European Contemporaries

Parallel Play places works by Frances Hodgkins alongside works by her European contemporaries, including Auguste Renoir, Georges Henri Rouault, Lucien Pissarro, Rhona Haszard and Vanessa Bell. These w... Read More
ends 12
April