Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

(4.3/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Immerse yourself in art at Dunedin Public Art Gallery, the country's oldest gallery and one of its foremost collections. Located in a handsomely refitted, 20th-century department store, the museum showcases New Zealand art from 1860 onwards, alongside works by renowned European artists such as Monet, Turner, and Machiavelli. Check out temporary exhibits and events like film screenings. If you work up an appetite, stop by the onsite cafe for a bite to eat. Put Dunedin Public Art Gallery into our Dunedin itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Dunedin.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is a small gallery but the pictures are interestingly displayed by themes such as colour this made us think more about the pictures. Also there were enough pictures for a visit and we were not op...  more »
  • This wonderful gallery situated on the Octagon had a retrospective of 50 years of the Frances Hodgkins' Fellowships which gave an very valuable insight into the development of local art over that time...  more »
  • Take the time to visit the DPAG. The exhibitions are always changing, and it is a gorgeous place to spend an hour or so. The gallery shop is also fantastic for gift purchases - it is in the Octagon, s...  more »
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  • Great Art Gallery, which some really awesome, and interactive sometimes too, Exhibits. A great wee shop too. Some great Holiday activities for kids in the School Holidays. Well worth a visit.
  • Always a great range of art and interesting exhibitions. A nice place to spend some time.
  • Amazing architecture, and often great child friendly exhibits
  • Great place to visit. Some exhibits are child friendly.
  • Great free gallery with some good exhibitions. Not as big as galleries in other cities though.