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The Extraordinary Dowse Foundation Art Auction

Mon, 4 Oct 2004

The Extraordinary Dowse Foundation Art Auction

LAUNCH : FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER, 6.30pm The Dowse, Laings Rd, Lower Hutt

Please join us to celebrate the launch of The Extraordinary Dowse Foundation Auction, showcasing over 190 works by leading NZ artists including painting, sculpture, glassware, jewellery, ceramics, furniture and even top fashion for sale.

All works on display have been provided by artists who knew and worked with former director of The Dowse, Galvan Macnamara (previously James Mack). Funds raised will go toward a memorial to Macnamara as part of the Athfield Architects-designed redevelopment of The Dowse next year. [for further information check]

Silent Auction : One third of the items may be bid through a silent auction, which runs from Saturday 9th October to 2pm on Saturday 30th October.

Live Auction : The live auction takes place at The Dowse at 4pm on Saturday 30th October.

RSVP for the Launch : by Wednesday 6 October Phone: 04 570 6500 (press 0) Email:

NB : a copy of the Auction catalogue is available in PDF format - please let me know if you would like one emailed.

Anna Burtt Communications and Sponsorship Manager


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