As Many Structures As I Can opens at The Dowse
Explore works from the Chartwell Collection.
9 October 2013 -16 February 2014
Textile works by twelve contemporary male artists feature in a new exhibition at The Dowse.
14 August 2013
Hayden Maunsell is the Supreme Award Winner with his design, Table Lamp - Dark.
17 July 2013
Practical and playful seating for Dowse Square
Winners announced 28 August
The Dowse is very proud to announce that the book His Own Steam: The Work of Brickell Survey is up for a major award.
24 August – 22 September 2013 | FREE
Tradition with a Twist - international design exhibition opens at The Dowse.
Pippa Sanderson begins work on 25 June
Hutt City's Community Arts Advisor role is the city's primary advocate for the community arts.
Entries close 4 August 2013
Calling all tertiary design students - entries now open for the 2013 ECC Student Craft Design Awards
4 May - 11 August 2013 | FREE
A major exhibition of the work of Coromandel's most famous resident, potter Barry Brickell.
2 February - 26 May 2013
A contemporary jewellery exhibition that pays tribute to New Zealand jeweller, Peter Deckers.
16 February – 9 June 2013 | FREE
An exhibition by 2012 Blumhardt Curatorial Intern, Ane Tonga.
15 December 2012 – 14 April 2013
A major exhibiton of Dunedin-based artist Saskia Leek' s intimate artworks.
1 December 2012 – 1 April 2013 | Free
A design exhibition of international play objects opens this summer.
Human Rights Commission statement
Courtney Johnston to replace Cam McCracken
27 October 2012 - 10 February 2013 | FREE
A new series of hand-thrown pots by Auckland artist Lauren Winstone.
8 September – 2 December 2012 | FREE
A dance of imagery and sound at The Dowse.
10 November 2012 – 3 March 2013 | FREE
Discover the creativity behind New Zealand's indie videogame industry and come along and play!
7 July – 11 November 2012 | FREE
Experience the shimmery, alien-like world of Judy Darragh's exhibition, Stainless.
7 July – 11 November 2012 | FREE
Ronnie van Hout enters the surreal world of Canterbury cult 'The God Squad'.
28 July – 21 October 2012
A solo show by Auckland jeweller Octavia Cook, Dynasty: Works by Octavia Cook
12 May – 19 August, 2012 | FREE
Matt Hunt, Cat Auburn, Ann Shelton and Ben Buchanan each open exhibitions on 12th May.
Ane Tonga is the 2012 curatorial intern
04 April 2012
Over 60 works by one of New Zealand's finest potters, Len Castle.
Festival show not going ahead
10 March -22 July 2012
An exhibition about collaborative art and design projects by 2012 Blumhardt Curatorial Intern, Lily Hacking.
25 February - 17 June 2012
Eclectic and colourful works from The Dowse Collection.
Thurs 2 February, 7pm | Koha
Wellington band introduces its folk/world music to Late Lounge.
Sun 25 March 2012, 1-6pm | FREE
Get ready for a big day of live music, performance art, children's entertainers and great food...
25 February – 18 March 2012 | Lower Hutt Civic Gardens | Adults $5, free for accompanying children | 10am–5pm daily, Thurs 10am–8pm
25 February – 17 June 2012
For the international arts festival, Mexican artist Teresa Margolles brings her challenging and entrancing work to Wellington.
17 December 2011 – 22 April 2012
Local Knowledge examines location and time what it means to be at home.
26 November 2011 – 4 March 2012
Royal New Zealand Ballet costumes designed by Kristian Fredrikson
8 October 2011 – 6 February 2012
An exhibition of 50 customised bikes that children can ride in the gallery.
29 October - 4 December 2011
The winners and finalists of these prestigious annual awards.
27 August - 20 November 2011
Unravel the boundaries between craft and contemporary art with works that are knitted, knotted, crocheted or woven.
16 July – 2 October 2011
Explore new territories with the work of seven contemporary Asian artists.
14 May – 14 August 2011
The Dowse celebrates four decades with a showcase of gems from the collection.
9 April - 17 July 2011
Dainty delights from The Dowse ceramic collection.
03 March 2011
Lily Hacking will begin working on an exhibition project at The Dowse.
26 March until 26 June 2011
Twelve enticing designs by ten top New Zealand furniture designers
19th March - 29 May 2011
A sneezing computer, a giant nose, a ghost that follows you around and sub-woofer fart.
26 March – 26 June 2011
International designers bring the concept of zero-waste to New Zealand
Sat 18 December 2010 | 10am–3pm
Saturday 30 October | 10am–3pm
Time for some Spring shopping...
11 December 2010 – 13 March 2011
Exhibition that celebrates New Zealand's Award Winning Sci-Fi and Fantasy Artists opens December 11
20 November 2010 – 27 February 2011
Billy Apple celebrates racing heroes Bruce McLaren and Denny Hulme.
From 21 October 2010
Winners and finalists displayed in the Lounge at TheNewDowse.
4 September - 17 October 2010
Ceramic treasures from TheNewDowse's Blumhardt Bequest.
6 November 2010 - 30 January 2011
A chance to see how some our leading artists have been inspired to create works based around insects.
23 October 2010 - 23 January 2011
An intriguing exhibition of postcards that highlights the way that contemporary artists travel and make research.