COVID-19 update: The Dowse is open

Author: Steph McDonald, Communications Manager

The Dowse Art Museum is open today.

Please remember:

  • If you’re sick, stay home
  • Help protect yourself, your whānau and your community by signing in to the NZ COVID Tracer app on arrival
  • Try to keep a healthy distance away from other people
  • Wash your hands when you arrive and leave. We’re well stocked with soap and sanitiser
  • Wear a mask, if possible
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow
  • Be kind to our team and each other

The Dowse Family Lounge is closed until further notice, to help keep our tamariki & communities safe. 

A huge kia ora to our small team, our exhibiting artists, our communities and our visitors for your ongoing support.

Play it safe, be kind and enjoy all the art we have to offer.


Exhibitions currently open: Ngā Hokohoko, Ā Mua: New Lineages of Making, Human Hand: Fiona Amundsen & Tim Corballis, The Group: Flying No Standard. Nikau Hindin: Kōkōrangi ki Kōkōwai, Bekah Carran: And we look and comb our hair, Can't Be Together, & Emily Hartley-Skudder: Petting Aggression

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