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Great exhibitions

There are many interesting pieces of art on display here, including a Goldie. The current... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
Nice gallery

I would recommend coming here as there is a wide array of art from New Zealand and all over the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
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The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is one of New Zealand's four major metropolitan art galleries. Established in 1884, the Gallery was New Zealand’s first Art Gallery and is renowned today for the richness of its historic collection and its close...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many interesting pieces of art on display here, including a Goldie. The current exhibition mapping the gallery's art pieces was especially interesting. It is a good place to escape the weather and there are plenty of paintings to view. Worth a visit.

Thank JeffroNZ
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Attractive gallery in centre of town with very good collection and current exhibitions. Range of art from impressionists to Italian masters and modern.

Thank WagU2
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I would recommend coming here as there is a wide array of art from New Zealand and all over the world. there where interesting and colorful displays inside this large and spacious art gallery. there is also a nice cafe inside the art gallery plus...More

Thank JJKiwiKid
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I was very impressed by the breadth of the collection on display and the interesting curation with a variety of different exhibitions on quite different subjects. I found the exhibition on Cubism especially interesting. The building itself is lovely with great light and space but...More

Thank kdtotara
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Just off the Octagon the gallery is free to enter. We only had time to look around the ground floor but there were some lovely paintings as well as some strange ones, but that’s art for you.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Very well worth a visit. Lots of interesting works of art. Lucky Christchurch to have such a great art gallery.

Thank SeniorTutor
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Nice museum with all different kinds of art from all over the world including Australian . Definitely worth it.

Thank Ariella A
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Situated right at the Octagon, this art gallery is a delight to visit. Making very good use of the space of this renovated building, the displays are well laid out. There are a large collection of old and modern artworks by NZ artists and also...More

Thank A Y
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visitors must visit the Art Gallery. The wealth of art in the Gallery is a testament to the wealth of Dunedin in the 19th century. For a small city there is good representation of some of the old masters. Free entry, with Nova cafe next...More

Thank anthony19482014
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Having done lots of outdoor activities it was lovely to discover this very good Art gallery. As we entered the gallery we were met by a very friendly and informative lady. The displays included some very good New Zealand artists none of whom I knew...More

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