Events

Events

Find out what's on in Lower Hutt. Our events are sourced from Eventfinda.

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Find out what exhibitions are on at the Dowse Art Museum.

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Nomads opens 19 October and tells the story of New Zealand’s first professional studio weaver Zena Abbott. In the 1950s, weaver Zena Abbott (1922-1993) travelled around Aotearoa New Zealand in a caravan, working as a...

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Vivian Wiley can communicate with plants - perhaps we all can. In 1973, a book called The Secret Life of Plants described experiments showing how plants respond to humans and experience feelings, such as pain or fear,...

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

New Zealand studio glass has had a relatively short history that made inroads in the 1970s and 80s and has cemented its own unique place in the decades since. From Tony Kuepfer’s sinuous blown glass vessels to Ann...

Dirty Ceramics

Dirty Ceramics

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Bold, joyful and confronting, this exhibition brings together a group of rule breakers, whose organic constructions expand ideas of ceramics beyond the objects we use every day. You won’t find a cup or a bowl in Dirty...

Olivia Webb: Anthems of Belonging

Olivia Webb: Anthems of Belonging

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Artist Talk: Dec 01, 2PM In Anthems of Belonging, artist and musician Olivia Webb has worked with five families, from Kiribati, Zambia, Samoa, the Philippines and the Netherlands, to write, perform and film new...

Strands

Strands

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Making journeys to meet whānau, walk up a mountain, swim in a river, or return to an indigenous practice, each of the four artists in Strands has recently revisited the whenua they are from. Highlighting the role of...

Solid Ground

Solid Ground

Today 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Solid Ground brings together a selection of unconventional landscapes from The Dowse Collection, moving beyond figurative painting to include abstract works, photography, sculpture and printmaking. Using landscape as...

World Jumping Class

World Jumping Class

Today 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

World Jumping® it’s not just random jumping on the trampoline, but it represents a highly coordinated system of exercises. It’s ideal for body shaping and covers numerous benefits, more effective than jogging and very...

YoungGo Class

YoungGo Class

Today 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Double Power - the next step! World Jumping® meets YoungGo - the new innovative full-body workout. Functional reactive training: the special power and energy body toning concept for your upper body and arms, with...

Carving Class for Beginners

Carving Class for Beginners

Tomorrow 9:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

This is a 1-day beginners carving class. 1 Day / $150 (includes materials) Lena Stackhouse will be taking this class. In this class we will create a wearable carving from wood or bone, students will be offered a...

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Tomorrow 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Vivian Wiley can communicate with plants - perhaps we all can. In 1973, a book called The Secret Life of Plants described experiments showing how plants respond to humans and experience feelings, such as pain or fear,...

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

Tomorrow 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Nomads opens 19 October and tells the story of New Zealand’s first professional studio weaver Zena Abbott. In the 1950s, weaver Zena Abbott (1922-1993) travelled around Aotearoa New Zealand in a caravan, working as a...

Strands

Strands

Tomorrow 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Making journeys to meet whānau, walk up a mountain, swim in a river, or return to an indigenous practice, each of the four artists in Strands has recently revisited the whenua they are from. Highlighting the role of...

Olivia Webb: Anthems of Belonging

Olivia Webb: Anthems of Belonging

Tomorrow 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Artist Talk: Dec 01, 2PM In Anthems of Belonging, artist and musician Olivia Webb has worked with five families, from Kiribati, Zambia, Samoa, the Philippines and the Netherlands, to write, perform and film new...

Dirty Ceramics

Dirty Ceramics

Tomorrow 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Bold, joyful and confronting, this exhibition brings together a group of rule breakers, whose organic constructions expand ideas of ceramics beyond the objects we use every day. You won’t find a cup or a bowl in Dirty...

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