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The Dunedin School of Art Gallery


Experience fresh, vibrant, contemporary art in Dunedin.

A visit to the Dunedin School of Art Gallery is a visual feast. Whether you are embarking on a career as an artist, thinking about studying the visual arts or want to see what artistic talent Dunedin has to offer – the Dunedin School of Art Gallery welcomes you to view our upcoming exhibitions.  

The Dunedin School of Art Gallery:

  • showcases the talent of our undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as past students, academic staff, and other schools within Otago Polytechnic
  • has a continuous programme of events scheduled throughout the year
  • operates as a teaching space for Dunedin School of Art students
  • gives our students the opportunity to present their work professionally, both to fellow students and the public
  • allows our students to engage with the work of other artists and groups.

Dunedin School of Art Gallery Opening Times

  • The Gallery is open to the public during the school year.
  • Student Exhibitions are open to the public 10.00am to 4.00pm – Monday to Friday during Semesters 1 and 2. The Gallery is not open during school holiday periods. Please check Gallery schedule for current exhibitions.

Although the Gallery is not a commercial space, at the end of each year, final-year students exhibit their works at SITE, and many works are available for sale.



Explore and experience Dunedin School of Art Gallery.


Coming up in the Gallery 2021


1 February - 5 February

Sarah McKay
Post-Graduate Season

22 February – 26February

Alice Jones
Fairy Tales: The Dark Side
Postgraduate Season

1 March – 5 March

Matthew Trbuhovic
Postgraduate Season

8 March – 12 March

Jo Smith
Postgraduate Season

 15 March - 19 March
Tracy Kennedy

Postgraduate Season

 12 April - 16 April
Charley Rzepecky
Postgraduate Season

 3 May - 7 May
Charlotte McLachlan
Postgraduate Season

10 May - 14 May
Caitlin Donnelly
Postgraduate Season

24 May - 4 June

Top Art Touring Exhibition
Features a selection of the NCEA Level 3 portfolios that achieved Excellence in Visual Art in the previous year

16 August - 27 August

Celebrate 2021
Otago Seconday Schools Art Awards 2021

30 August - 3 September

Emily Crossen
Postgraduate Season

11 October - 29 October

Neil Grant
Retrospective: Life and Works
Exhibition and book launch of Neil Grant: Master Potter

1 November - 5 November

Night Class Exhibition

dates November TBC
SITE 2021