There are many different things to see and do in Dunedin. However, if you find yourself in the area on a cold winters day or you are looking for an activity that will keep you busy for no charge then the Dunedin Public Art Gallery may just be the place for you to frequent. This art gallery holds the majority of the art collections for the city of Dunedin. It is very close in proximity to the city’s main public library.
Not only is this an art gallery, it is so much more. They are always housing very special events and exhibitions. It is a really magnificent and modern venue, which houses all sorts of different art and art collections. The Dunedin Public Art gallery is situated just at the city centre of Dunedin. It is located right in the middle of the Octagon. The art collection includes some very old collections of European and British paintings. There is a fantastic variety of art to see, everything from old pieces, to modern to pieces. There are even sculptures and performance pieces on display for the public to view.
Although admission is completely free, they do accept and appreciate all donations which they are given. The gallery also has some famous paintings by very well known New Zealand artists. It is a spacious building and easy to navigate and get around. There is a wonderful little gift shop where you can buy all sorts of souvenirs. There is also a cute little cafe should you want to stop off for some coffee and a bite to eat. One of the great aspects about the Dunedin Public Art Gallery is that there is free WiFi for use in the gallery foyers and plenty of facilities for people who are disabled. Everything and everyone has been thought of and catered for.