Art Week aims to bring the Otago Campus alive for the week of 28th July to 1st August. The week also provides students an opportunity to sell and display their work with the main event, “Student Art Exhibition & Sale”. The week will also host the ever popular Gallery Crawl and if you want some inspiration why not sign up for the Artist/Writer Speed Dating event!

Student Art Exhibition

The 26th Annual Student Art Exhibition and SALE runs all week from Monday 28th July through to 12noon Friday 1st August and is open 9am-9pm daily (excluding 01.08.14 with 12noon close) for your viewing pleasure. Take a study break and head on down to Union Hall to view some beautiful art from your fellow students, maybe even make a purchase!

Installations Project

Call for entries has now closed - check back for more information coming soon! What we can tell you is that there will be some great installations around campus for you to check out during Art Week! Woo!

Artist Writer Speed Dating

Location: Union - Main Common Room
Date: Wednesday 30th July
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Price: FREE nibbles & refreshments provided
register now!

Informal networking with an art agenda. A great opportunity to meet and talk with other artists and writers.

If you are an artist or creative looking for an aspiring author to document your work, an author wanting to match your words to an inspiring artist, or just want to meet other creative people in Dunedin please sign up by registering your interest at and get your name down for the Artist /Writer Speed Dating night during OUSA Art Week. Registrations essential.

OUSA Gallery Crawl

Location: All throughout the CBD
Date: Thursday 31st July
Time: 5pm-late (gallery close times vary)

Back by popular demand - OUSA’s late night gallery crawl. Visit some of Dunedin’s galleries and studios in a relaxed atmosphere. If you have never met the local arts community and you’re yearning for a fun art-filled experience – this one’s for you! Galleries open late with free refreshments at many and art for all.

Starting this year at 5pm at the Hocken Library with the exhibition opening of "Art Between the Covers: Artists & the Book (1930s – 1960s)", there will be free refreshments and nibbles, plus we are running free shuttles from the Hocken into the CBD from 5.30pm.

Pick up your map from OUSA Main Reception or download the PDF here.