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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  • Nice Francis Hodgkins exhibit though very limited number of her paintings. I got in on a gallery lecture, and that was fun. They seem to specialize in very new painters--I suspect because it's easier ...  more »
  • An in-house exhibition with works owned by gallery brilliant.Always interesting exhibitions well displayed 
  • Great place to get an idea of contemporary New Zealand art. Very well laid out, easy to visit on a short trip 
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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.