- Receive our email newsletters and invitations to talks and openings
- Invitations to special exhibition events
- Regular visits organised to exhibitions and places of artistic interest (floor talks, private art collection visits, studio/gallery/architectural tours)
- Opportunities to volunteer or assist on special Dowse projects if you wish
- Association with the annual New Zealand Student Craft / Design Awards
- Receive discounts from local businesses (details in newsletter)
- Become more closely involved with The Dowse and like-minded people
NZ Student Craft / Design Awards
For over 28 years the Friends of The Dowse have offered their support to tertiary students through an award scheme designed to encourage innovation and creativity specifically in the areas of design and craft.
The New Zealand Student Craft / Design Awards has been an integral annual event for students from all over New Zealand for nearly 30 years.