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.

Damascus Knife Making Workshop

Damascus Knife Making Workshop

SAT 01 FEB 9:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

In this is a 3 day course you will be taken through the full process of forging 100 layered Damascus steel billet and transforming it into a knife of your choosing. Our classes of up to eight students are a great team...

Olivia Webb: Anthems of Belonging

Olivia Webb: Anthems of Belonging

SAT 01 FEB 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

SAT 01 FEB 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...

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

SAT 01 FEB 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...

Strands

Strands

SAT 01 FEB 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

SAT 01 FEB 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...

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

SAT 01 FEB 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,...

Richie and Rosie New Zealand Tour

Richie and Rosie New Zealand Tour

SAT 01 FEB 8:00 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.

Richie and Rosie blend traditional and contemporary sounds, outrageous punk banjo, powerful evocative fiddle with beautiful vocal harmonies. Richie, is an innovator of 5-string banjo much loved for his “mantra-groove...

Old Forest Walk

Old Forest Walk

SUN 02 FEB 9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

>This event is not currently bookable. We will open bookings in early January. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates!< Come along to our Old Forest Walk! Get up close and personal with native forest that is...

Damascus Knife Making Workshop

Damascus Knife Making Workshop

SUN 02 FEB 9:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

In this is a 3 day course you will be taken through the full process of forging 100 layered Damascus steel billet and transforming it into a knife of your choosing. Our classes of up to eight students are a great team...

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

SUN 02 FEB 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

SUN 02 FEB 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

SUN 02 FEB 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...

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

SUN 02 FEB 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,...

Solid Ground

Solid Ground

SUN 02 FEB 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...

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30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Standard Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
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+64 4 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY