About Dunedin School of Art
Make, learn and thrive at the Dunedin School of Art
We provide a true art school experience through hands-on making in spacious, well-equipped workshops and studio facilities. Our school community is welcoming and supportive allowing you to enrich your own unique art practice and to explore career options. We offer flexible teaching methods which are designed for visual thinkers. Our lecturers are working artists with wide-ranging practices.
Contact Dunedin School of Art
19 Riego St, Dunedin 9016
|International +64 3 477 3014
New Zealand 0800 762 786
The Dunedin School of Art has a proud history dating back to 1870. Learn more about our history, mission and values.
Research is key to Otago Polytechnic’s role as a tertiary education provider and Dunedin School of Art has a strong research culture.
Study Abroad and Exchange
International partnerships are at the heart of the Dunedin School of Art's philosophy for learning and growth.
Student storiesFind out what our students and alumni are up to and be inspired by their creative journeys.
Dunedin School of Art has strong connections with industry, local artists and Kai Tahu. Learn more about our community links.
Artists in Residence/Adjunct
Dunedin School of Art offers residencies to promising and established artists to help further their career.
Sustainability in art
The visual arts play a significant role in sustainability, and in the social and environmental issues surrounding it.
Our staffOur staff are passionate about the arts and supporting students to explore their creative ambitions.
Message from the Head of School
You are invited to attend our weekly seminars, regular exhibitions and other events – these are free of charge and all are welcome.