exhibitions now showing

Current Exhibitions

Closing Dates

BILLY APPLE AND DR CRAIG HILTON

The Analysis of Billy Apple's Genome

Rapid advances in molecular and cellular biology are increasing both our understanding of life, and our ability to adjust it. The promises of scientific research quickly transform in our minds into th... Read More
ends 9
October

DORIS LUSK

1916-1990

May 2016 marks 100 years since painter Doris Lusk was born in Dunedin.  This intimate exhibition presents key works by Doris Lusk drawn largely from the collection of Dunedin Public Art Gallery. ... Read More
ends 24
October

NICK AUSTIN, JANE DODD, SCOTT EADY, RACHEL H. ALLAN

Ridiculous Sublime

The distinct vision of a contemporary artist can offer a new lens through which to see our everyday – reshaping the intersections between the familiar, the ridiculous and the magnificent.  ... Read More
ends 24
October

VISITING ARTIST PROJECT

Grammars

Formed out of an on-going body of research, Visiting Artist Blaine Western questions the different methodologies, genealogies and complexities imbued in objects. Grammars brings together  existin... Read More
ends 13
November

BLAINE WESTERN

Masques

Is the façade of a building intrinsic to its function? What tensions lie between conservation, restoration and legibility in the built environment? This Visiting Artist project by Blaine Wester... Read More
ends 20
November

EXPLODED WORLDS

Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection

Established in 1884, the Dunedin Public Art Gallery is New Zealand's oldest public art gallery. The richness and quality of its collection remains a testament to a city that placed art and ideas at th... Read More
ends 31
December

DOUGLAS GORDON

Play Dead; Real Time

For the monumental installation Play Dead; Real Time, artist Douglas Gordon filmed a circus elephant obeying a series of commands. Like many of Gordon's protagonists, the elephant is subject to f... Read More
ends 19
February