Kōrero: Wellington places

The Dowse

The Dowse

Established in the 1970s, the Dowse Art Museum was named after Lower Hutt’s long-term mayor Percy Dowse and his wife Mary. In 2006 it was extensively rebuilt and enlarged. The Dowse has a strong focus on the decorative arts, and is among Hutt City’s most recognised cultural institutions.

Using this item

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

All images & media in this story

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Hutt Valley – central and west', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13470/the-dowse (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016