exhibitions past

Past Exhibitions 2018

Exhibition Dates

SOUTHERN SELECTIONS

Collecting Frances Hodgkins in Otago

Southern Selections: Collecting Frances Hodgkins in Otago reveals the enduring legacy of Frances Hodgkins in Otago art collections. It offers a view back to some of Hodgkins’s earliest patrons... Read More
16 dec 2017 -
29 apr 2018

PATI SOLOMONA TYRELL

Fagogo

Fāgogo in Sāmoan refers to fables that are told to people in a shared context. The receiver of a fāgogo is vested with an expectation to pass on the story, making it their own and then ... Read More
3 mar 2018 -
22 apr 2018

GORDON WALTERS

New Vision

Gordon Walters (1919–1995) is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant modernist artists. For more than five decades, he explored the abstract potential of a limited range of forms... Read More
11 nov 2017 -
8 apr 2018

PHILIP JARVIS

Toothpaste Tubes doing Parkour

Philip Jarvis, a Dunedin-based artist renowned for his off-beat ceramics, has turned the Rear Window Gallery into a bathroom filled with parkour-practicing toothpaste tubes. Balancing on furniture a... Read More
2 dec 2017 -
25 feb 2018

GLEN HAYWARD

dendrochronology

You’ve probably owned a Toyota Corolla. Or you’ve dated someone who did, or your dad drove one. Glen Hayward’s most vivid Corolla memory is of the wrecked one he used to play in as... Read More
14 oct 2017 -
18 feb 2018

GRAHAME SYDNEY: ETCHED IN TIME

Early works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery Collection

Grahame Sydney is one of New Zealand’s pre-eminent artists. Born in Dunedin in 1948 and having lived most of his life in Otago, Sydney’s distinctive style and subject matter have become sy... Read More
14 oct 2017 -
18 feb 2018