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Find out what exhibitions are on at the Dowse Art Museum: dowse.org.nz/exhibitions

Damascus Steel Weekend Workshop

Damascus Steel Weekend Workshop

SUN 28 OCT 9:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

In this is a two-day course you will be taken through the full process of fusing and folding your stack of metal, to creating and patterning a 100 layered billet. This class will cover: After an introduction to...

Portraits - Beginning To See The Light! - Weekend Class

Portraits - Beginning To See The Light! - Weekend Class

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Justine, recent winner of the People’s Choice Award at the Adam Portrait Awards, will show you how to draw a monochromatic portrait using a 5 value scale. Initially, you will experiment with drawing techniques that...

Sketching the figure in Clay - Weekend Class

Sketching the figure in Clay - Weekend Class

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

In June 2018 I took a figurative sculpture class with Philippe Faraut in the USA. I want to pass on his extremely quick and easy method for sketching a figure in clay. Once familiar with it, plus some fundamental...

Wrought Makers' Markets

Wrought Makers' Markets

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

​Wrought is a new breed of makers' market, featuring local crafters and makers, performers, workshops, demonstrations, and activities. We're always on the lookout for makers with something different to offer,...

Pocket Histories

Pocket Histories

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Pocket Histories considers the sampling of modernism with abstracted embroidery by Vita Cochran; painting by Imogen Taylor and ceramics by Isobel Thom. Full exhibition details and images can be found on our website...

Can Tame Anything

Can Tame Anything

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Can Tame Anything features the work of contemporary artists Ruth Buchanan, Alicia Frankovich, Mata Aho Collective, and Sriwhana Spong. For full exhibition information and related events please visit our website.

Embodied Knowledge

Embodied Knowledge

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Embodied Knowledge is a new exhibition presenting significant sculptural works made by women artists during a tumultuous period of Aotearoa New Zealand’s art history. The artists challenged and dissected many aspects...

Stephanie Crisp - Boats & Boatsheds

Stephanie Crisp - Boats & Boatsheds

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

After a near sell out exhibition last year, Stephanie Crisp returns to Artspace Gallery for another exciting solo exhibition. Her work, often described as stunning, is beautifully constructed and balanced and often...

Imogen Taylor: Social Studies

Imogen Taylor: Social Studies

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

For the exhibition Social Studies, Imogen Taylor places her paintings and drawings alongside artworks from The Dowse collection that inspire her, and creates a zine that reveals how she became an artist. Through...

Architectural and Social Upheaval In the Hutt - Hutt Heritag

Architectural and Social Upheaval In the Hutt - Hutt Heritag

SUN 28 OCT 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Architectural and Social Upheaval in the Hutt exhibition celebrates the Modernist Architecture in the Hutt. Following on the popularity of Milk Bar Cowboys, Ice Cream and the Modern Office - 1950's in the Hutt, which...

Hutt Heritage - Architectural and Social Upheaval In the Hut

Hutt Heritage - Architectural and Social Upheaval In the Hut

SUN 28 OCT 1:00 P.M. - 1:20 P.M.

The exhibition and series of talks captures the work of a group of Lower Hutt architects, an artist, musician and motorbike rider who lived and worked in Lower Hutt in the 1950s. It was an era of radical and...

Hutt Heritage - Architectural and Social Upheaval In the Hut

Hutt Heritage - Architectural and Social Upheaval In the Hut

SUN 28 OCT 1:25 P.M. - 1:45 P.M.

The exhibition and series of talks captures the work of a group of Lower Hutt architects, an artist, musician and motorbike rider who lived and worked in Lower Hutt in the 1950s. It was an era of radical and exciting...

Hutt Heritage - Architectural & Social Upheaval In the Hutt

Hutt Heritage - Architectural & Social Upheaval In the Hutt

SUN 28 OCT 1:50 P.M. - 2:15 P.M.

To celebrate Hutt Heritage Week, the Architectural and Social Upheaval in the Hutt exhibition's speaker series. The exhibition and series of talks captures the work of a group of Lower Hutt architects, an artist,...

Curatorial Talk & Tour with Melanie Oliver

Curatorial Talk & Tour with Melanie Oliver

SUN 28 OCT 2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Join our Senior Curator Melanie Oliver for a curatorial tour of Embodied Knowledge in the last weekend that the exhibition is on at The Dowse Art Museum. This is a chance to reflect on a significant period of New...

Wainuiomata Pioneer Church & Churchyard Open Day

Wainuiomata Pioneer Church & Churchyard Open Day

SUN 28 OCT 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Step back in time with costumed hosts and discover the history of the Wainuiomata Pioneer Church and Churchyard as part of Wellington Heritage Week 2018, 22–28 October! Learn about the recent extensive restoration and...

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