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Current Exhibitions

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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 29
May

EUGENE HANSEN & JENNY GILLAM

Hometown

A REAR WINDOW PROJECT: Hometown is a multimedia installation that investigates global crises by Wellington-based artists Eugene Hansen and Jenny Gillam. The artists focus on the civil war currently u... Read More
ends 29
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 12
June

KATE DAVIS

The Unswept Floor

Born in New Zealand, Glasgow-based artist Kate Davis has spent the first months of 2016 living and working in Dunedin as part of the Gallery’s Visiting Artist Programme. Her work strikes up a co... Read More
ends 19
June

LIGHT SWITCH AND CONDUIT

The Jim Barr and Mary Barr Collection

This exhibition explores the relationship between artworks and the domestic context by delving into the personal collection of Jim Barr and Mary Barr. Light switch and conduit focuses on their recent ... Read More
ends 14
August

BILLY APPLE AND DR CRAIG HILTON

The Analysis of Billy Apple's Genome

The Analysis of Billy Apple's Genome: A Collaborative Work by Billy Apple and Dr Craig Hilton. Take a look into the future of medicine with DPAG's new Big Wall exhibition The Analysis of Billy Ap... Read More
ends 14
August

BODYWORK

From the Collection

Bodywork presents an opportunity to take a closer look at three major works in the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection. Each addresses the body as a central motif - from Luise Fong's skin-like paint... Read More
ends 21
August

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