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What’s on at The Dowse

What’s on at The Dowse 24 November 2014


Upcoming Exhibitions…

Modern Revivals: Contemporary New Zealand Furniture
13 Dec 2014 – 22 Mar 2015

Modern Revivals features award winning furniture by New Zealand designers who draw inspiration from the sleek lines of modernist twentieth century design, while addressing twenty-first century values such as comfort, space and financial constraints and the environment.

http://dowse.org.nz/exhibitions/detail/modern-revivals-contemporary-new-zealand-furniture

S P A C E S
13 Dec 2014 – 22 Mar 2015

SPACES brings architecture, the background to our lives, to the forefront with works influenced and inspired by architectural spaces.
Featuring work by artists Andrew Barber, Zac Langdon-Pole, Gavin Hurley, Kate Newby, Patrick Lundberg, Fiona Connor and Peter Peryer.
http://dowse.org.nz/exhibitions/detail/spaces
Upcoming Events…

Late Lounge: Skaliente
Thu 4 Nov 7:00 p.m.
Skaliente is a group inspired by the raw, rhythmical sounds of Jamaican ska. Also woven into it's conception is a love for joyous latin music and calypso. Playing the tunes of The Skatalites, The Upsetters, Tommy McCrook and more, Skaliente will be sure to get you itchin' for a boogie!
http://dowse.org.nz/events/late-lounge-skaliente
Little Sparks
Tue 9 Dec 1:00 p.m.

Bookings Essential | $5 per child
T 04 570 6500 | E bookings@dowse.org.nzbookings@dowse.org.nz>
Introduce your four-year old to The Dowse with a fun-filled session looking at and making art.

Exhibitions on now…
The Age of Aquarius: A 1970s Fashion Revolution
15 November 1 February 2015
Featuring the fadeless fabulousness of polyester, bell-bottom flares and denim dungarees, The Age of Aquarius is an exhibition curated and toured by the New Zealand Fashion Museum. See and experience New Zealand in the 1970s through fashion. Sample the show with an in-store display at Kirkaldie & Stains 11-30 November.
http://dowse.org.nz/exhibitions/detail/age-of-aquarius-a-70s-revolution
Solo 2014: Five Wellington Artists

18 October 22 February 2015
Nine metres of hydrangeas in oil paint, a translucent pyramid, colourful collage, experimental jewellery and captivating performance work are some of the treats that The Dowse Art Museum has to offer as part of biennial exhibition Solo 2014. Showcasing newly-commissioned works by five established and up-and-coming local artists - Karl Maughan, Peter Trevelyan, Samin Son, Ruth Thomas-Edmond and Moniek Schrijer.
http://dowse.org.nz/exhibitions/detail/solo-five-wellington-artists

A Tribute: Selected Works from the Pat Parker Collection
25 October – 15 February 2015

A Tribute pays homage to Pat Parker (1943 – 2014), Lower Hutt resident, art lover and supporter. The exhibition, featuring works by Ralph Hotere, Paul McKay and Nigel Brown is an opportunity to share with visitors Pat Parker’s enviable art collection now on long term loan to The Dowse.
http://dowse.org.nz/exhibitions/detail/pat-parker


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